20 Actors You didn’t Realize Passed Away in 2017

 John Hurt


John announced in 2015 that he had been diagnosed with pancreatic. He featured in Harry and the Alien films. He also played the role of a lead character in Elephant Man and Midnight Express. During his acting career, he was nominated for two Oscars. He succumbed to pancreatic cancer on January 27 at the age of 77.