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John Huston

Name in Native Language: "John Marcellus Huston" (English/EN)
Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Writer / Character Actor | * 08/05/1906 († 81, 08/28/1987) | Nevada, Missouri, USA
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John Marcellus Huston ( HEW-stən; August 5, 1906 – August 28, 1987) was an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and visual artist. Huston was a citizen of the United States by birth but renounced U.S. citizenship to become an Irish citizen and resident in 1964. He later returned to the United States, where he lived the rest of his life. He wrote the screenplays for most of the 37 feature films he directed, many of which are today considered classics: The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), The Asphalt Jungle (1950), The African Queen (1951), The Misfits (1961), Fat City (1972), The Man Who Would Be King (1975) and ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for John Huston

Legionnaire of Legion of Merit Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay AFI Life Achievement Award American Campaign Medal Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal World War Ii Victory Medal Academy Awards 1949 in Film Golden Lion 1985 in Film Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor 5x Academy Award for Best Director 2x Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay 6x Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Picture Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director

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Movies with John Huston as Actor(67)

as Himself (archive footage)2018 They'll Love Me When I'm Dead
as J.J. "Jake" Hannaford2018 The Other Side of the Wind
as Himself (archive footage)2017 James Joyce: A Shout in the Street
as Himself - Filmmaker (archive footage)2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles
as Himself (archive footage)2010 Embracing Chaos: Making the African Queen
as Himself - Stimme (Archivmaterial)2006 Huston's Gamble
as Himself (archive footage)2005 Filmmakers vs. Tycoons
as Himself - Director (archive footage)2002 Great Performances - Making 'The Misfits
as Soul Collector1987 Mr. Corbett's Ghost
as Meister Hora1986 Momo
as The Narrator (US version)1985 Epic
as Narrator (voice)1985 The Black Cauldron
as himself1984 Buñuel
as Father Cardenas1983 A Minor Miracle
as Larry Geller, M.D.1983 Lovesick
as Actor on Radio (uncredited)1982 Annie
as Narrator1982 Cannery Row
as Gandalf1980 The Return of the King
as Grandfather1980 Wise Blood
as Clarke Hill1980 Head On
as Ralph Richards1979 Jaguar Lives!
as Interviewee1979 City Lights: John Huston
as Jerzy Colsowicz1979 The Visitor
as Pa Kegan1979 Winter Kills
as Edward1978 The Bermuda Triangle
as Sean O'Hara1978 The Biggest Battle
as Gandalf the Grey1977 The Hobbit
as Ned Turner1977 Tentacles
as Ringmaster1976 Circasia
as Narrator1976 Hollywood on Trial
as Professor Moriarty1976 Sherlock Holmes in New York
as John Hay1975 The Wind and the Lion
as Harris Wagner1975 Breakout
as Noah Cross1974 Chinatown
as Captain Filmore Henry1971 Man in the Wilderness
as Buck Loner1970 Myra Breckinridge
as The Admiral1970 The Kremlin Letter
as General Miles1970 The Deserter
as The Abbe1969 De Sade
as Robert the Elder1969 A Walk with Love and Death
as himself1968 Rocky Road to Dublin
as Dr. Arnold Dunlap1968 Candy
as M / General MacTarry1967 Casino Royale
as Kardinal Glennon1963 The Cardinal
as Lord Ashton (uncredited)1963 The List of Adrian Messenger
as Extra in Blackjack Scene (uncredited)1961 The Misfits
as Barman1956 Moby Dick
as himself1951 The Screen Director
as American in Tampico in White Suit (uncredited)1948 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
as Narrator1945 San Pietro
as Narrator (voice)1943 Report from the Aleutians
as Bit Role1929 Hell's Heroes

TV Shows/Series with John Huston as Actor(4)

as Nathan Randall1978 The Word
as Ambassador Henderson Granville1977 The Rhinemann Exchange

Movies with John Huston as Crew(88)

Writing/Writer1988 Mr. North
Production/Executive Producer1988 Mr. North
Directing/Director1987 The Dead
Directing/Director1985 Prizzi's Honor
Directing/Director1984 Under the Volcano
Directing/Director1982 Annie
Directing/Director1981 Escape to Victory
Directing/Director1980 Phobia
Directing/Director1980 Wise Blood
Directing/Director1976 Independence
Directing/Director1975 The Man Who Would Be King
Writing/Screenplay1975 The Man Who Would Be King
Directing/Director1973 The MacKintosh Man
Directing/Director1972 Fat City
Production/Producer1972 Fat City
Directing/Director1970 The Kremlin Letter
Writing/Writer1970 The Kremlin Letter
Directing/Director1969 A Walk with Love and Death
Production/Producer1969 A Walk with Love and Death
Directing/Director1969 Sinful Davey
Production/Executive Producer1969 Sinful Davey
Directing/Director1967 Casino Royale
Directing/Director1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye
Production/Producer1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye
Directing/Director1966 The Bible: In the Beginning...
Directing/Director1964 The Night of the Iguana
Writing/Screenplay1964 The Night of the Iguana
Directing/Director1963 The List of Adrian Messenger
Directing/Director1962 Freud: The Secret Passion
Directing/Director1961 The Misfits
Directing/Director1960 The Unforgiven
Directing/Director1958 The Roots of Heaven
Directing/Director1958 The Barbarian and the Geisha
Directing/Director1957 Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
Writing/Screenplay1957 Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
Directing/Director1956 Moby Dick
Writing/Screenplay1956 Moby Dick
Production/Producer1956 Moby Dick
Directing/Director1953 Beat the Devil
Production/Producer1953 Beat the Devil
Writing/Screenplay1953 Beat the Devil
Directing/Director1952 Moulin Rouge
Writing/Screenplay1952 Moulin Rouge
Production/Producer1952 Moulin Rouge
Directing/Director1952 The African Queen
Writing/Screenplay1952 The African Queen
Production/Producer1951 The Prowler
Directing/Director1951 The Red Badge of Courage
Writing/Writer1951 The Red Badge of Courage
Directing/Director1950 The Asphalt Jungle
Writing/Screenplay1950 The Asphalt Jungle
Directing/Director1949 We Were Strangers
Writing/Screenplay1949 We Were Strangers
Directing/Director1948 On Our Merry Way
Directing/Director1948 Key Largo
Writing/Screenplay1948 Key Largo
Directing/Director1948 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Writing/Screenplay1948 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Writing/Screenplay1946 Three Strangers
Crew/Additional Writing1946 The Killers
Directing/Director1946 Let There Be Light
Writing/Writer1946 Let There Be Light
Production/Producer1946 The Stranger
Writing/Writer1945 Know Your Enemy - Japan
Directing/Director1945 San Pietro
Directing/Director1944 Tunisian Victory
Directing/Director1943 Report from the Aleutians
Writing/Writer1943 Report from the Aleutians
Editing/Editor1943 Report from the Aleutians
Directing/Director1942 Winning Your Wings
Directing/Director1942 Across the Pacific
Directing/Director1942 In This Our Life
Directing/Director1941 The Maltese Falcon
Writing/Screenplay1941 The Maltese Falcon
Writing/Screenplay1941 Sergeant York
Writing/Screenplay1941 High Sierra
Writing/Screenplay1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
Writing/Screenplay1939 Juarez
Writing/Screenplay1938 Jezebel
Crew/Second Unit1938 Jezebel
Writing/Screenplay1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
Writing/Story1935 Death Drives Through
Writing/Writer1935 It Happened in Paris
Writing/Adaptation1932 Law and Order
Crew/Additional Dialogue1932 Murders in the Rue Morgue
Writing/Writer1931 A House Divided
Writing/Dialogue1930 The Storm

Full Name: John Huston
Born: Sunday, 08/05 1906 (August) in Nevada
Died: Friday, 08/28 1987 (August) in Middletown (aged: 81)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Art Students League of New York
Employer: Samuel Goldwyn Productions, Universal Pictures
Spouses (current/former): Evelyn Keyes, Enrica Soma
Children: Danny Huston, Allegra Huston, Tony Huston, Anjelica Huston
Mother: Rhea Gore
Other names for John Huston (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"John Marcellus Huston"
"Τζον Χιούστον"
John Huston frequently works together with these people:
Orson Welles (14x, Actor)
Humphrey Bogart (12x, Actor)
Stephen B. Grimes (11x, Crew)
Russell Lloyd (10x, Crew)
Walter Huston (9x, Actor)
Burgess Meredith (8x, Actor)
Oswald Morris (8x, Crew)
Perc Westmore (8x, Crew)
Anjelica Huston (7x, Actress)
Burt Lancaster (7x, Actor)
Hal B. Wallis (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7289, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/26/2020