John Huston

Actor · Director · Writer
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John Marcellus Huston 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. He 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... read more

John Marcellus Huston 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. He 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 Prizzi's Honor (1985). During his 46-year career, Huston received 15 Oscar nominations, winning twice, and directed both his father, Walter Huston, and daughter, Anjelica Huston, to Oscar wins.

Birth Name

John Marcellus Huston

Born

Sunday, 05 August 1906

Died

Friday, 28 August 1987

Actor Filmography

Babenco: Tell Me When I Die Self (archive footage) 2020
Making Montgomery Clift Self 2019
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead Himself (archive footage) / Self 2018
The Other Side of the Wind Jake Hannaford / J.J. "Jake" Hannaford 2018
Arthur Miller: Writer Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
Five Came Back Self 2017
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles J.J. Jake Hannaford (clip from The Other Side of the Wind (2018)) / Self - Filmmaker (archive footage) 2014
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (archive footage) 2013
The Many Faces of... Self 2010
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Babenco: Tell Me When I Die Self (archive footage) 2020
Making Montgomery Clift Self 2019
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead Himself (archive footage) / Self 2018
The Other Side of the Wind Jake Hannaford / J.J. "Jake" Hannaford 2018
Arthur Miller: Writer Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
Five Came Back Self 2017
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles J.J. Jake Hannaford (clip from The Other Side of the Wind (2018)) / Self - Filmmaker (archive footage) 2014
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (archive footage) 2013
The Many Faces of... Self 2010
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff Himself (archive footage) / Self 2010
Embracing Chaos: Making the African Queen Self / Self (archive footage) 2010
Pele Forever Self 2004
Fellini Narrates: A Discovered Self-Portrait Himself (archive footage) / Self 2000
John Huston War Stories Self 1999
Bogart: The Untold Story Self - Director 1997
We Remember Marilyn Self 1996
Errol Flynn: Portrait of a Swashbuckler Self - Flynn's Director - 'Roots Of Heaven' 1995
Katharine Hepburn: All About Me Self 1993
Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Glennon 1991
A Linguagem de Orson Welles Self 1990
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick Himself (archive footage) / Self 1989
Mister Corbett's Ghost Soul Collector 1987
Momo Meister Hora 1986
American Masters Self 1986
The 58th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee & Presenter 1986
The Black Cauldron Prologue Narrator / Narrator (voice) 1985
Epic Narrator (US Version) / The Narrator (US version) 1985
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey Self 1985
Buñuel Himself / Self 1984
A Minor Miracle Father Cardenas / Father Cadenas 1983
Lovesick Larry Geller, M.D. 1983
Annie Actor on radio 1982
Cannery Row Narrator 1982
Agee Self 1980
Head On Clarke Hill 1980
The Return of the King Gandalf 1980
Wise Blood Grandfather 1979
Jaguar Lives! Ralph Richards 1979
Winter Kills Pa Kegan 1979
The Visitor Jerzy Colsowicz 1979
The Word Nathan Randall 1978
The Bermuda Triangle Edward 1978
The Biggest Battle Sean O'Hara 1978
The Hobbit Gandalf The Grey 1977
Angela Hogan 1977
The Rhinemann Exchange Ambassador Henderson Granville 1977
Tentacles Ned Turner 1977
Hollywood on Trial Narrator / Self - Narrator 1976
Sherlock Holmes in New York Professor Moriarty / Prof. Moriarty 1976
Live from Lincoln Center Self 1976
Arena Self 1975
The Wind and the Lion John Hay 1975
Breakout Harris Wagner 1975
Chinatown Noah Cross 1974
Battle for the Planet of the Apes The Lawgiver 1973
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Grizzly Adams 1972
Man in the Wilderness Captain Henry / Captain Filmore Henry 1971
Appointment with Destiny Narrator 1971
Great Performances Self - Director, Self 1971
The Bridge in the Jungle Sleigh 1971
The Devil's Backbone Gen. Miles / General Miles 1970
Myra Breckinridge Buck Loner 1970
The Kremlin Letter Admiral / The Admiral 1970
A Walk with Love and Death Robert the Elder 1969
De Sade The Abbe 1969
Candy Dr. Arnold Dunlap 1968
Rocky Road to Dublin Himself / Self 1968
Casino Royale McTarry (M) / M / General MacTarry 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self - Guest 1967
The Bible: In the Beginning... Noah 1966
ABC Stage 67 Narrator 1966
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) Self - Mr. X 'X' 1965
The Legend of Marilyn Monroe Self 1965
The Cardinal Glennon / Kardinal Glennon 1963
Hollywood and the Stars Self 1963
The List of Adrian Messenger Lord Ashton 1963
Freud Narrator 1962
The Misfits Extra in Blackjack Scene 1961
Face to Face Self 1959
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Moby Dick Ship's Lookout / Barman 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Self - Receiving Award 1951
This Is Your Life Self 1955
The Red Badge of Courage Grizzled Union Veteran 1951
We Were Strangers Señor Muñoz 1949
The Ed Sullivan Show Self, Actor, Himself 1948
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre American in Tampico in White Suit 1948
San Pietro Narrator 1945
Report from the Aleutians Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1943
The Storm Extra 1930
Hell's Heroes Bit Role / Church Member 1929
The Shakedown Extra 1929

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1986OscarBest Director Nominated
1986Golden GlobeBest Director - Motion Picture Won
1976OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Adapted From Other Material Nominated
1975Golden GlobeBest Supporting Actor - Motion Picture Nominated
1965Golden GlobeBest Director Nominated
1964OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1964Golden GlobeBest Supporting Actor Won
1963Golden GlobeBest Director Nominated
1958OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Nominated
1953OscarBest Picture Nominated
1953OscarBest Director Nominated
1952OscarBest Director Nominated
1952OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Nominated
1951OscarBest Director Nominated
1951OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Nominated
1951Golden GlobeBest Director Nominated
1951Golden GlobeBest Screenplay Nominated
1949OscarBest Director Won
1949OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Won
1949Golden GlobeBest Director Won
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