The River Why Cast
William Hurt as “H20”
Gus Orviston’s father & the “dean of American FlyFishing”

Mr. Hurt has appeared in more than fifty movies ranging from Body Heat and The Big Chill to The Incredible Hulk.

He won an Academy Award for his role in Kiss of the Spider Woman, and received three additional Oscar nominations for Children of a Lesser God (1986), Broadcast News (1987) and A History of Violence (2005).

Mr. Hurt studied at Juilliard and is a graduate of Tufts University, which awarded him an honorary doctorate in 2005.

Mr. Hurt is a fly fisherman and has a home in Oregon.