He also voiced the character in the video game The Incredible Hulk.
- 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.