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John Hurt Reprises His Iconic Gay Role

"I've played all kinds of roles, but the one that seems to have stayed in the imagination of the public was one I did way back in 1975", veteran British actor John Hurt shared with audiences at the Berlin Film Festival last winter following the premiere screening of An Englishman in New York. "When I played real-life gay pioneer Quentin Crisp in the television film The Naked Civil Servant, it made an immediate impact not only on my life but on that of Mr. Crisp himself".

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