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Also Known As: Died:
Born: May 14, 1962 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Rome, Lazio, IT Profession: actor, director, writer

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The third generation of a Hollywood empire that included filmmaking father John Huston and actor grandfather Walter Huston, Danny Huston began his career behind the camera but truly came into his own when he instead positioned himself in front of it. The dashing character actor with the rich voice and raffish charm earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for sending up the family business in "ivans xtc" (2000), and from that leading role, went on to give outstanding supporting performances in highly acclaimed dramas like "21 Grams" (2003),"The Aviator" (2004), "The Constant Gardener" (2005) and "Children of Men" (2006). Throughout his career, the actor regularly showed an interest in heady, literary-inspired works, but he found his widest audience with a run of edge-of-your-seat thrillers like "30 Days of Night" (2007) and "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" (2009), while portraying historical figures like King Richard the Lionheart in "Robin Hood" (2010) and the ancient Greek god of the ocean Poseidon in "Clash of the Titans" (2010) and "Wrath of the Titans" (2012). Whether on big screens or small, Huston proved that he possessed his father's adventurous spirit and was proudly using it to explore...

The third generation of a Hollywood empire that included filmmaking father John Huston and actor grandfather Walter Huston, Danny Huston began his career behind the camera but truly came into his own when he instead positioned himself in front of it. The dashing character actor with the rich voice and raffish charm earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for sending up the family business in "ivans xtc" (2000), and from that leading role, went on to give outstanding supporting performances in highly acclaimed dramas like "21 Grams" (2003),"The Aviator" (2004), "The Constant Gardener" (2005) and "Children of Men" (2006). Throughout his career, the actor regularly showed an interest in heady, literary-inspired works, but he found his widest audience with a run of edge-of-your-seat thrillers like "30 Days of Night" (2007) and "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" (2009), while portraying historical figures like King Richard the Lionheart in "Robin Hood" (2010) and the ancient Greek god of the ocean Poseidon in "Clash of the Titans" (2010) and "Wrath of the Titans" (2012). Whether on big screens or small, Huston proved that he possessed his father's adventurous spirit and was proudly using it to explore beyond the expected confines of the family name.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Maddening, The (1996) Director
2.
  Becoming Colette (1991) Director
3.
  Mr. Corbett's Ghost (1990) Director
4.
  Mr. North (1988) Director
5.
  Bigfoot (1987) Director
6.
  Ice Princess (1996) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Whole Truth, The (2015)
2.
 Big Eyes (2014)
3.
 Tigers (2014)
4.
 Two Jacks (2013)
5.
 Hitchcock (2012)
6.
7.
8.
 Conspirator, The (2010)
9.
 Robin Hood (2010)
10.
 Edge of Darkness (2010)
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Milestones close milestones

1987:
Directed father John Huston in the TV-movie "Mister Corbett's Ghost"
1988:
Helmed first feature "Mr. North," an adaptation of Thornton Wilder's last novel; produced by father
1991:
Directed Klaus Maria Brandauer in "Becoming Colette," a biopic of writer Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
1995:
Made acting debut in Mike Figgis' "Leaving Las Vegas"
1996:
Directed "Ice Princess," starring Katerina Witt (HBO)
1996:
Directed "The Maddening" with Burt Reynolds
1997:
Cast in Bernard Rose's remake of "Anna Karenina"; adapted from Leo Tolstoy's novel
2000:
Played the titular Ivan in "Ivans XTC," director Bernard Rose's adaption of Leo Tolstoy's <i>The Death of Ivan Ilyich</i>
2001:
Re-teamed with director Mike Figgis for his experimental ensemble piece "Hotel"
2003:
Cast as Naomi Watts's doomed husband in Alejandro Gonzalez' "21 Grams"
2004:
Played a former idealistic journalist turned rumpled private detective in John Sayles' "Silver City"
2004:
Cast as Nicole Kidman's fiancée in Jonathan Glazer's "Birth"
2004:
Portrayed the president of TWA in Martin Scorsese's "The Aviator," starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Howard Hughes
2005:
Co-starred in Fernando Meirelles' "The Constant Gardener"
2006:
Cast in Alfonso Cuaron's futuristic tale "The Children of Men"
2006:
Cast as Emperor Joseph II in writer-director Sofia Coppola's stylish "Marie Antoinette"
2006:
Played Orson Welles in "Fade to Black"
2007:
Co-starred in "30 Days of Night," a horror film based on the comic book miniseries of the same name
2008:
Joined the ensemble of "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People"
2009:
Played William Stryker in the Marvel Comics film "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"
2010:
Co-starred opposite Mel Gibson in the film adaptation of "Edge of Darkness"
2010:
Portrayed Poseidon, the god of the sea, in the remake of "Clash of the Titans"
2010:
Cast as Kevorkian's flamboyant attorney Geoffrey Fieger in the Barry Levinson directed HBO film "You Don't Know Jack," about Dr. Jack Kevorkian (Al Pacino)
2010:
Played King Richard the Lionheart opposite Russell Crowe in Ridley Scott's adaptation of "Robin Hood"
2012:
Reprised role of Poseidon in the fantasy adventure sequel "Wrath of the Titans"
2012:
Acted opposite Nicolas Cage in action thriller "Stolen"
2012:
Cast in biographical drama "Hitchcock," starring Anthony Hopkins
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Companions close complete companion listing

wife:
Virginia Madsen. Actor. Married secretly October 1989 in Las Vegas Nevada, had second ceremony weekend of December 9-10, 1989 in Chicago IL; filed for divorce December 1992.
wife:
Katie Jane Evans. Married 2001.

Family close complete family listing

father:
John Huston. Director.
half-sister:
Anjelica Huston. Actor.
grandfather:
Walter Huston. Actor.
mother:
Zoe Sallis.
half-brother:
Tony Huston. Screenwiter.
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