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Anjelica Huston

Actor, Director Date of birth 8th July 1951
Place of birth Santa Monica, California, USA
Year of debut 1969
First feature film Hamlet

Awards

  • Academy Awards won1
  • Academy Awards nominated3
  • BAFTA Awards nominated3
  • Golden Globe Awards nominated5
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Biography

Anjelica Huston is the daughter of director John Huston and prima ballerina Enrica Soma. She grew up in the US, Ireland and England. She started acting with minor roles in movies including Sinful Davey and The Postman Always Rings Twice. She also modelled. In 1985, she got her Oscar-winning big break in her father’s movie Prizzi’s Honor. She has since starred in movies ranging from The Grifters to The Darjeeling Limited. She has also directed movies such as Agnes Browne.

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Anjelica Huston's films

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Packshot for the film The Witches
Certificate
PG Certificate
Duration
88 Mins
Released
1990

An evil witch (Anjelica Huston) plans to turn children into mice with poisoned chocolate. Some mild language and supernatural scares.

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Packshot for the film 50/50
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
95 Mins
Released
2011

A man (Seth Rogen) tries to help his friend (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) cope with cancer. Strong language, once very strong, strong sex and sex references and moderate drug use.

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Packshot for the film Material Girls
Certificate
PG Certificate
Duration
95 Mins
Released
2006

Rich heiresses Hilary and Haylie Duff are shocked when their money runs out and they have to work. Contains mild language and mild sexual references.

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Did you know?

  • Anjelica Huston’s family is the first to have three generations win Oscars. Her grandfather won an Oscar for his role in The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre. Her father, John Huston, won two Oscars for directing and writing The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre. She won an Oscar for her role in her father’s movie Prizzi’s Honor.
  • She reportedly won two roles over Cher. The roles were the Grand Witch in The Witches and Morticia Addams in The Addams Family movies.
  • She was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.
  • She had an on/off relationship with Jack Nicholson between 1973 and 1989.
  • She was married to the sculptor Robert Graham from 1992 until his death in 2008.

Awards

  • 1 Academy Awards won

    • 1985 Actress in a Supporting Role - Prizzi's Honor
  • 3 Academy Awards nominated

    • 1990 Actress in a Leading Role - The Grifters
    • 1989 Actress in a Supporting Role - Enemies, A Love Story
    • 1985 Actress in a Supporting Role - Prizzi's Honor
  • 3 BAFTA Awards nominated

    • 1994 Actress in a Supporting Role - Manhattan Murder Mystery
    • 1990 Actress in a Supporting Role - Crimes And Misdemeanors
    • 1985 Actress in a Supporting Role - Prizzi's Honor
  • 5 Golden Globe Awards nominated

    • 1996 Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - The Crossing Guard
    • 1994 Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - Addams Family Values
    • 1992 Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - The Addams Family
    • 1991 Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - The Grifters
    • 1986 Best Performance by an Actress In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Prizzi's Honor