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William Hurt, star of 'Broadcast News,' 'Body Heat,' dies

William Hurt
Posted at 6:42 PM, Mar 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 18:42:27-04

NEW YORK (AP) — William Hurt, the Oscar-winning actor of “Broadcast News,” “Body Heat” and “The Big Chill,” has died. He was 71.

Hurt’s son said in a statement that Hurt died Sunday of natural causes. He said Hurt died peacefully, among family.

Deadline first reported Hurt’s death. In a long-running career, Hurt was three times nominated for an Academy Award, winning for 1985′s “Kiss of the Spider Woman.”