Anjelica Huston

Anjelica Huston (born July 8, 1951) is an American actress, director, producer, author, and former fashion model. She is the daughter of director John Huston and granddaughter of actor Walter Huston. After reluctantly making her big screen debut in her father's A Walk with Love and Death (1969), Huston moved from London to New York City, where she worked as a model throughout the 1970s. She decided to actively pursue acting in the early 1980s, and, subsequently, had her breakthrough with her performance in Prizzi's Honor (1985), also directed by her father, for which she became the third generation of her family to receive an Academy Award, when she won Best Supporting Actress, joining both John and Walter Huston in this recognition. Huston received Academy Award nominations for Enemies, A Love Story (1989) and The Grifters (1990), for Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively, BAFTA nominations for Best Supporting Actress for the Woody Allen films Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) and Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for starring as Morticia Addams in The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel Addams Family Values (1993). She also received acclaim for her portrayal of the Grand High Witch in Roald Dahl's film adaptation The Witches (1990). Huston has frequently worked with director Wes Anderson, starring in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) and ...

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Casino Royale (1967)

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take on Le Chiffre in a game of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston  •  Joseph McGrath  •  Ken Hughes  •  Val Guest  •  Robert Parrish  •  Richard Talmadge
CAST:  David Niven  •  Peter Sellers  •  Ursula Andress  •  Orson Welles

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take on Le Chiffre in a game of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston  •  Joseph McGrath  •  Ken Hughes  •  Val Guest  •  Robert Parrish  •  Richard Talmadge
CAST:  David Niven  •  Peter Sellers  •  Ursula Andress  •  Orson Welles

50/50 (2011)

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Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Levine
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Seth Rogen  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Levine
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Seth Rogen  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Bryce Dallas Howard

Addams Family Values (1993)

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Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Joan Cusack  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Christopher Lloyd

Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Joan Cusack  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Christopher Lloyd

Art School Confidential (2006)

Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Zwigoff
CAST:  Max Minghella  •  Sophia Myles  •  John Malkovich  •  Jim Broadbent

Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Zwigoff
CAST:  Max Minghella  •  Sophia Myles  •  John Malkovich  •  Jim Broadbent

Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)

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A poor, struggling South Carolinian mother and daughter face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as her last chance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anjelica Huston
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Lyle Lovett  •  Christina Ricci  •  Jena Malone

A poor, struggling South Carolinian mother and daughter face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as her last chance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anjelica Huston
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Lyle Lovett  •  Christina Ricci  •  Jena Malone

Blood Work (2002)

Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Wanda De Jesus

Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Wanda De Jesus

Buffalo '66 (1998)

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Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Gallo
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Christina Ricci  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Mickey Rourke

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Gallo
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Christina Ricci  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Mickey Rourke

Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Martin Landau  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Joanna Gleason

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Martin Landau  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Joanna Gleason

Daddy Day Care (2003)

Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Jeff Garlin  •  Steve Zahn  •  Regina King

Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Jeff Garlin  •  Steve Zahn  •  Regina King

Enemies, A Love Story (1989)

A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Ron Silver  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Lena Olin  •  Malgorzata Zajaczkowska

A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Ron Silver  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Lena Olin  •  Malgorzata Zajaczkowska

Hamlet (1969)

Tony Richardson's Hamlet is based on his own stage production. Filmed entirely within the Roundhouse in London (a disused train shed), it is shot almost entirely in close up, focusing the attention on faces and language rather than action.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Nicol Williamson  •  Judy Parfitt  •  Marianne Faithfull

Tony Richardson's Hamlet is based on his own stage production. Filmed entirely within the Roundhouse in London (a disused train shed), it is shot almost entirely in close up, focusing the attention on faces and language rather than action.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Nicol Williamson  •  Judy Parfitt  •  Marianne Faithfull

Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)

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A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Jerry Adler  •  Alan Alda

A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Jerry Adler  •  Alan Alda

Material Girls (2006)

Two wealthy sisters, both heiresses to their family's cosmetics fortune, are given a wake-up call when a scandal and ensuing investigation strip them of their wealth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Hilary Duff  •  Haylie Duff  •  María Conchita Alonso  •  Anjelica Huston

Two wealthy sisters, both heiresses to their family's cosmetics fortune, are given a wake-up call when a scandal and ensuing investigation strip them of their wealth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Hilary Duff  •  Haylie Duff  •  María Conchita Alonso  •  Anjelica Huston

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

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While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy, inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Danny DeVito  •  William Redfield

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy, inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Danny DeVito  •  William Redfield

Prizzi's Honor (1985)

Charley Partanna is a hit-man who works for the Prizzis, one of the richest crime syndicate families in the country. Unbeknownst to Charley,the Prizzis just hired Irene Walker, a free-lance killer, to eliminate someone who double-crossed them. When Irene and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Robert Loggia  •  William Hickey

Charley Partanna is a hit-man who works for the Prizzis, one of the richest crime syndicate families in the country. Unbeknownst to Charley,the Prizzis just hired Irene Walker, a free-lance killer, to eliminate someone who double-crossed them. When Irene and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Kathleen Turner  •  Robert Loggia  •  William Hickey

Seraphim Falls (2006)

The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and arid deserts, far ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Von Ancken
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Michael Wincott  •  Xander Berkeley

The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and arid deserts, far ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Von Ancken
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Michael Wincott  •  Xander Berkeley

Swashbuckler (1976)

A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  James Earl Jones  •  Peter Boyle  •  Geneviève Bujold

A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  James Earl Jones  •  Peter Boyle  •  Geneviève Bujold

The Addams Family (1991)

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When a man claiming to be long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after 25 years lost, the family plans a celebration to wake the dead. But the kids barely have time to warm up the electric chair before Morticia begins to suspect Fester is fraud when he can't recall any ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Christina Ricci

When a man claiming to be long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after 25 years lost, the family plans a celebration to wake the dead. But the kids barely have time to warm up the electric chair before Morticia begins to suspect Fester is fraud when he can't recall any ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Christina Ricci

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

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Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", however, veers rapidly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Adrien Brody  •  Bill Murray

Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", however, veers rapidly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Anderson
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Adrien Brody  •  Bill Murray

The Dead (1987)

After a convivial holiday dinner party, things begin to unravel when a husband and wife address some prickly issues concerning their marriage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Donal McCann  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Helena Carroll

After a convivial holiday dinner party, things begin to unravel when a husband and wife address some prickly issues concerning their marriage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Donal McCann  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Helena Carroll
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