He also voiced the character in the video game The Incredible Hulk.
He was interviewed for the documentary United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Making of Captain America: Civil War.
- William Hurt took inspiration for his role as Thaddeus Ross from the character Captain Ahab from the novel Moby-Dick. He went on to play the role of Ahab in a Moby Dick miniseries.
- William Hurt is one of the few actors to portray characters for both Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment. He portrayed Richie Cusack in A History of Violence.
- William Hurt dated his The Incredible Hulk co-star Krista Vendy from 2006 to 2010.
- William Hurt is one of the few actors in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to have won an Academy Award. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 58th Academy Awards for his performance as Luis Molina in Kiss of the Spider Woman.