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The Elephant Man Movie Poster

The Elephant Man

Dr. Frederic Treves (Anthony Hopkins) discovers Joseph (John) Merrick (John Hurt) in a sideshow. Born with a congenital disorder, Merrick uses...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1980)
Won
Actor
Alien Movie Poster

Alien

In deep space, the crew of the commercial starship Nostromo is awakened from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their journey home to...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1979)
Nominated
Supporting Actor
Midnight Express Movie Poster

Midnight Express

Billy Hayes (Brad Davis) is a young American caught by Turkish police while attempting to smuggle hash out of Istanbul. He's tried and sent to...

Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role

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'Alien' Facts: 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Sci-Fi/Horror Classic
'Alien' Facts: 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Sci-Fi/Horror Classic
New 'Hercules' Trailer: The Rock Is Part Mortal, Part God (VIDEO)
New 'Hercules' Trailer: The Rock Is Part Mortal, Part God (VIDEO)
Watch the Amazing New 'Snowpiercer' Red Band Trailer at Your Own Peril (VIDEO)
Watch the Amazing New 'Snowpiercer' Red Band Trailer at Your Own Peril (VIDEO)
'Only Lovers Left Alive' Trailer: Too Bad They Don't Make Prozac for Vampires (VIDEO)
'Only Lovers Left Alive' Trailer: Too Bad They Don't Make Prozac for Vampires (VIDEO)