By People Staff
March 12, 1998 12:00 AM

Actor Hurd Hatfield, 80, best known for playing the eternally youthful lead in MGM’s 1945 version of the Oscar Wilde novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” Friday, at a friend’s home in Ireland. Hatfield, who never married, “was very young-looking until a year ago,” a friend told The New York Times.