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American film director, screenwriter and actor

John Huston is ...

Dead
Born 5 Aug 1906 in Nevada
Died 28 Aug 1987 in Middletown
Age81 years
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John Huston
John Huston
Publicity photo of John Huston, playing role of Noah Cross in the Roman Polanski film Chinatown. Studio photo ID on bottom left of original.

About John Huston

John Marcellus Huston (; August 5, 1906 – August 28, 1987) was an American film director, screenwriter and actor and Irish citizen. 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) and The Man Who Would Be King (1975). During his 46-year career, Huston received 15 Oscar nominations, won twice, and directed both his father, Walter Huston, and daughter, Anjelica Huston, to Oscar wins in different films. Huston was known to direct with the vision of an artist, having studied and worked as a fine art painter in Paris in his early years. He continued to explore the visual aspects of his films throughout his career: sketching each scene on paper beforehand, then carefully framing his characters during the shooting. While most directors rely on post-production editing to shape their final work, Huston instead created his films while they were being shot, making them both more economical and cerebral, with little editing needed. Most of Huston's films were adaptations of important novels, often depicting a "heroic quest," as in Moby Dick, or The Red Badge of Courage. In many films, different groups of people, while struggling toward a common goal, would become doomed, forming "destructive alliances," giving the films a dramatic and visual tension. Many of his films involved themes such as religion, meaning, truth, freedom, psychology, colonialism and war. Before becoming a Hollywood filmmaker, he had been an amateur boxer, reporter, short-story writer, portrait artist in Paris, a cavalry rider in Mexico, and a documentary filmmaker during World War II. Huston has been referred to as "a titan", "a rebel", and a "renaissance man" in the Hollywood film industry. Author Ian Freer describes him as "cinema's Ernest Hemingway"—a filmmaker who was "never afraid to tackle tough issues head on."

Films

John Huston has worked on the following films:

The Other Side of the Wind
film directed by Orson Welles
2018
Battle for the Planet of the Apes
1973 science fiction film from the Planet of the Apes franchise
1973
The Wind and the Lion
1975 adventure movie on the Perdicaris incident in Morocco 1904
1975
The Bible: In the Beginning
1966 film by John Huston
1966
The Kremlin Letter
1970 film by John Huston
1970
Myra Breckinridge
1970 film by Mike Sarne
1970
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
1972 film by John Huston
1972
Freud: The Secret Passion
1962 film by John Huston
1962
The Cardinal
1963 film by Otto Preminger
1963
Winter Kills
1979 film by William Richert
1979
The Visitor
1979 psychological thriller film
1979
We Were Strangers
1950 film by John Huston
1950
The List of Adrian Messenger
1963 film by John Huston
1963
Candy
1968 film by Christian Marquand
1968
De Sade
1969
The Deserter
1971 film by Burt Kennedy
1971
Breakout
1975 action film
1975
Tentacles
1977 film by Ovidio G. Assonitis
1977
Man in the Wilderness
1971 film by Richard C. Sarafian
1971
The Battle of San Pietro
1945 film by John Huston
1945
Cannery Row
1982 film by David S. Ward
1982
A Walk with Love and Death
1969 film directed by John Huston
1969
Wise Blood
1979 film by John Huston
1979
The Bermuda Triangle
1978 film by René Cardona Jr.
1978
Momo
1986 fantasy film
1986
Lovesick
1983 film by Marshall Brickman
1983
Report from the Aleutians
1943 film documentary
1943
The Greatest Battle
1978 film by Umberto Lenzi
1978
Jaguar Lives!
1979 film by Ernest Pintoff
1979
The Bridge in the Jungle
1971
Angela
1978 film by Boris Sagal
1978
Epic
1984 film by Yoram Gross
1984