John Huston

John Huston

Age
81 (passed away Aug. 28th, 1987)
Birthday
Aug. 5th, 1906
Born in
Nevada, Missouri, USA
Height
6' 2"

John Huston's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
ABC Stage 67 TV Show
ABC Stage 67
Appointment with Destiny TV Show
Appointment with Destiny
 

Main Movie Roles

1986 - Momo
1985 - The Black Cauldron
1982 - Annie
1982 - Cannery Row
1979 - Winter Kills
1979 - Wise Blood
1975 - The Wind and the Lion
1975 - Breakout
1974 - Chinatown
1973 - Battle for the Planet of the Apes
1972 - The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
1971 - Man in the Wilderness
1970 - The Kremlin Letter
1970 - Myra Breckinridge
1968 - Candy
1966 - The Bible: In the Beginning...
1963 - The Cardinal
1963 - The List of Adrian Messenger
1962 - Freud
1961 - The Misfits
1956 - Moby Dick
1948 - The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
1943 - Report from the Aleutians

Guest TV Roles

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BIOGRAPHY:

John Huston was a man of many interests - painting, boxing, sculpture, gambling, fox-hunting, etc. He had four children: Tony and Angelica (with Ricki Soma), Danny (with another woman), and Allegra (Ricki with another man, but Huston raised the girl after Ricki died in a car crash). Huston wrote a somewhat sanitized autobiography in 1980 (friends who read it said, "Good book, John - who's it about?").


TRIVIA:
  • Grandfather of 'Laura Huston (I)' (qv) and 'Jack Huston' (qv).
  • Was originally supposed to direct _Quo Vadis (1951)_ (qv), but walked out following arguments about the script. He was replaced by 'Mervyn LeRoy' (qv).
  • Became an Irish citizen in 1964.
  • Got the D.W. Griffith Career Achievement Award in 1985.
  • Born in Nevada, Missouri but was raised in Weatherford, Texas until his family moved to Los Angeles.
  • Interred at Hollywood Memorial Cemetery (now called Hollywood Forever), Hollywood, California, USA.
  • Was awarded the "One World Committee Award" in 1949.
  • Mother was newspaper reporter.


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