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John Huston

John Huston

D.O.B.: August 5, 1906 (Nevada, MO)

D.O.D.: August 28, 1987 (Middletown, RI)

Cause of Death: Acute Emphysema

Location: Hollywood Forever; Section 8; Lot 8

Biographical Notes:

John Huston' was a man of many interests--painting, boxing, sculpture, gambling, fox-hunting, etc. Huston was the veteran director who gave us such classics as "The Maltese Falcon," "The African Queen" and "Prizzi's Honor". Film director, screenwriter, actor and father of Angelica Huston.

When he directed his daughter and his father, they each won Academy Awards.

After making three documentaries with the Signal Corps in World War II, he made his masterpiece, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1947), for which he won Academy Awards for best director and best screenplay.

Later films he both directed and wrote include The Asphalt Jungle (1950), The Red Badge of Courage (1951), The African Queen (1952), and Moby Dick (1956).

Directed:

"Prizzi's Honor" (1985) Movie

"Annie" (1982) Movie

"The Misfits" (1961) Movie

"The Unforgiven" (1960) Movie

"Moby Dick" (1956) Movie

 

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