Mar 14, 2022
By Andy Johnson
Award winning American actor William Hurt has died a week shy of his 72nd birthday of prostate cancer.
Hurt won the Best Actor Academy Award for his turn opposite Raul Julia in 1985’s “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” and was nominated for Oscars for his work in “Children of a Lesser God” and “Broadcast News.”
He had previously been diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer, but seemed to be in remission recently.
William Hurt was 71.