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John Huston

John HustonAKA John Marcellus Huston

Born: 5-Aug-1906
Birthplace: Nevada, MO
Died: 28-Aug-1987
Location of death: Middletown, RI
Cause of death: Emphysema
Remains: Buried, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Maltese Falcon

Military service: US Army Signal Corps (WWII, Lt.)

Director of many films including The Maltese Falcon. Father of actress Anjelica Huston.

[1] Nominally an Episcopalian, but maintained agnostic beliefs. John Huston, An Open Book, p.329: "The truth is I don't profess any beliefs in an orthodox sense. It seems to me that the mystery of life is too great, too wide, too deep, to do more than wonder at. Anything further would be, as far as I'm concerned, an impertinence."

Father: Walter Huston (actor)
Mother: Rhea Gore (sports reporter)
Wife: Dorothy Jeanne Harvey (m. 17-Oct-1926, div. 18-Aug-1933)
Wife: Lesley Black (m. 3-Oct-1937, div. 1945)
Wife: Evelyn Keyes (actress, m. 23-Jul-1946, div. 10-Feb-1950, one son adopted)
Wife: Enrica Soma ("Ricki", Russian ballet dancer, m. 11-Feb-1950, sep. 1962, d. 29-Jan-1969)
Wife: Celeste Shane (m. 8-Aug-1972, div. 21-Jul-1975)
Son: Tony
Daughter: Anjelica Huston (actress)
Son: Danny Huston (actor, b. 1962, mother is Zoe Sallis)
Daughter: Allegra
Son: Pablo Albarran (adopted, with Evelyn Keyes)
Girlfriend: Nora Eddington (1945)
Girlfriend: Marietta Peabody Tree
Slept with: Susan Tyrrell (according to her)

    High School: Lincoln Heights High School, Los Angeles, CA
    Conservatory: Smith Art School
    Conservatory: Art Students League of New York

    E Clampus Vitus
    American Film Institute Life Achievement Award 1983
    Golden Globe Best Director, Prizzi's Honor 1985
    Oscar for Best Director 1949 for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
    Driving While Intoxicated twice in 1933
    Vehicular Manslaughter 1933, acquitted
    Aneurysm 1977
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Marijuana, Emphysema

    The Dead (11-Dec-1987)
    Prizzi's Honor (13-Jun-1985)
    Under the Volcano (12-Jun-1984)
    Annie (20-May-1982)
    Victory (30-Jul-1981)
    Phobia (9-Sep-1980)
    Wise Blood (24-Oct-1979)
    The Man Who Would Be King (17-Dec-1975)
    The Mackintosh Man (25-Jul-1973)
    The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (18-Dec-1972)
    Fat City (26-Jul-1972)
    The Kremlin Letter (1-Feb-1970)
    The Madwoman of Chaillot (12-Oct-1969)
    A Walk with Love and Death (5-Oct-1969)
    Sinful Davey (Feb-1969)
    Reflections in a Golden Eye (11-Oct-1967)
    Casino Royale (13-Apr-1967)
    The Bible (28-Sep-1966)
    The Night of the Iguana (6-Aug-1964)
    The List of Adrian Messenger (29-May-1963)
    Freud (12-Dec-1962)
    The Misfits (1-Feb-1961)
    The Unforgiven (6-Apr-1960)
    The Roots of Heaven (15-Oct-1958)
    The Barbarian and the Geisha (30-Sep-1958)
    Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (19-Apr-1957)
    Moby Dick (27-Jun-1956)
    Beat the Devil (24-Nov-1953)
    Moulin Rouge (23-Dec-1952)
    The African Queen (23-Dec-1951)
    The Red Badge of Courage (16-Mar-1951)
    The Asphalt Jungle (23-May-1950)
    We Were Strangers (27-Apr-1949)
    Key Largo (16-Jul-1948)
    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (6-Jan-1948)
    Across the Pacific (4-Sep-1942)
    In This Our Life (8-May-1942)
    The Maltese Falcon (3-Oct-1941)

    The Other Side of the Wind (31-Aug-2018)
    They'll Love Me When I'm Dead (31-Aug-2018) · Himself
    Birth of the Living Dead (18-Oct-2013) · Himself
    Momo (17-Jul-1986)
    The Black Cauldron (24-Jul-1985) [VOICE]
    George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (25-Sep-1984) · Himself
    Lovesick (18-Feb-1983)
    Cannery Row (12-Feb-1982) · Narrator [VOICE]
    Head On (7-Sep-1980)
    The Return of the King (11-May-1980) [VOICE]
    Wise Blood (24-Oct-1979) · Grandfather
    Jaguar Lives (9-Aug-1979)
    Winter Kills (11-May-1979)
    The Visitor (22-Mar-1979)
    The Word (12-Nov-1978)
    Angela (19-Apr-1978)
    The Bermuda Triangle (16-Mar-1978)
    The Greatest Battle (7-Feb-1978)
    The Hobbit (27-Nov-1977) [VOICE]
    Tentacles (17-Mar-1977)
    Sherlock Holmes in New York (18-Oct-1976)
    The Wind and the Lion (22-May-1975) · John Hay
    Breakout (7-Mar-1975)
    Chinatown (20-Jun-1974) · Noah Cross
    Battle for the Planet of the Apes (15-Jun-1973) · The Lawgiver
    The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (18-Dec-1972)
    Man in the Wilderness (24-Nov-1971) · Capt. Henry
    The Deserter (25-Mar-1971)
    The Bridge in the Jungle (Jan-1971)
    Myra Breckinridge (24-Jun-1970)
    The Kremlin Letter (1-Feb-1970)
    A Walk with Love and Death (5-Oct-1969)
    De Sade (27-Aug-1969) · Abbe de Sade
    Candy (17-Dec-1968)
    Rocky Road to Dublin (1968) · Himself
    Casino Royale (13-Apr-1967) · McTarry
    The Bible (28-Sep-1966)
    The Cardinal (12-Dec-1963) · Cardinal Glennon
    Freud (12-Dec-1962) · Narrator [VOICE]

Author of books:
An Open Book (1980, memoir)

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