Saturday 28 January 2017

Thank You

"People are frightened by what they don't understand"

"I am not an elephant! I am not an animal! I am a human being!!"

John Merrick

Thank you John Hurt for the amazing body of work you have left for us. Your portrayal of John Merrick in "The Elephant Man" was one of the most poignant performances I have ever seen and it still brings me to tears.



  1. Some how in my own bubble I missed the news of his death, until a moment aha when I caught it on the evening news. Sad. A wonderful actor.

    1. He was one of my all time personal favourites.


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