Anjelica Huston

 

Date Of Birth

July 8, 1951
 

Biography

Anjelica Huston is an award-winning actress who gained worldwide fame as Morticia Addams in The Addams Family film franchise and as the Grand High Witch in the classic movie The Witches.

Though Huston initially pursued a modeling career, she gradually entered show business as she landed small film roles. Her first break was in the movie The Postman Always Rings Twice where she co-starred with Jack Nicholson. Later, she reunited with Nicholson onscreen in Prizzi's Honor, which earned her several awards for her performance as the daughter of a mafia boss.

Since then, Huston has remained active in both the big screen and small screen. Her most notable movie credits include The Witches, The Addams Family, The Grifters, Ever After: A Cinderella Story, The Royal Tenenbaums and Tinker Bell. On TV, she appeared as Clara Allen on Lonesome Dove, Dr. Lena Markova on Huff, and most recently as Cynthia Keener on Medium.

At present, Huston is part of the cast of the NBC series Smash as Eileen Rand.
 

Place of Birth

Santa Monica, California, USA
 

Birth Name

Anjelica Huston
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

-She speaks French.
-She loves to read books.
-She dated Jack Nicholson.
-She was married to Robert Graham from 1992 until his death in 2008.
 

Awards

(1985)Prizzi's Honor:
-Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
-Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress
-Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
-Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
-National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress
-National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress
-New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress

(1987) The Dead:
-Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female

(1989) Enemies, A Love Story:
-Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
-National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress

(1990) The Witches:
-Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress
-Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
-National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress

(1990) The Grifters:
-Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress
-Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead
-Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
-National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress

(2004) Ironed Jawed Angels:
-Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
-Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
 

Filmography

2012 Smash (TV series)
2012 Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings (video)
2011 Tinker Bell and the Pixie Hollow Games (TV movie)
2011 American Dad! (TV series)
2011 The Big Year
2011 50/50
2011 Horrid Henry: The Movie
2010 When in Rome
2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure
2008-2009 Medium (TV series)
2008 Spirit of the Forest
2008 Tinker Bell (video)
2008 The Kreutzer Sonata
2008 Choke
2007 Martian Child
2007 The Darjeeling Limited
2006 Seraphim Falls
2006 Material Girls
2006 Huff (TV series)
2006 Covert One: The Hades Factor (TV series)
2006 Art School Confidential
2006 These Foolish Things
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
2004 Iron Jawed Angels (TV movie)
2003 Kaena: The Prophecy
2003 Daddy Day Care
2002 Barbie as Rapunzel (video)
2002 Blood Work
2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
2001 The Man from Elysian Fields
2001 The Mists of Avalon (TV movie)
2000 The Golden Bowl
1999 Agnes Browne
1999 Cleopatra: The First Woman of Power (video documentary)
1998 Ever After: A Cinderella Story
1998 Phoenix
1998 Buffalo '66
1995 The Crossing Guard
1995 The Perez Family
1995 Buffalo Girls (TV movie)
1993 Addams Family Values
1993 And the Band Played On (TV movie)
1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery
1993 Family Pictures (TV movie)
1992 Rabbit Ears: Rip Van Winkle (video short)
1991 The Addams Family
1990 The Grifters
1990 The Witches
1989 Enemies: A Love Story
1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors
1989 Lonesome Dove (TV mini-series)
1988 Mr. North
1988 A Handful of Dust
1987 The Dead
1987 Gardens of Stone
1986 Captain EO (short)
1986 Good to Go
1986 Captain EO Promo & Pre-show (short)
1985 Prizzi's Honor
1984 The Cowboy and the Ballerina (TV movie)
1983-1984 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV series)
1984 The Ice Pirates
1984 This Is Spinal Tap
1983 A Rose for Emily (short)
1982-1983 Laverne & Shirley (TV series)
1982 Frances
1982 The Comic Book Kids
1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice
 

Nickname

Angel
Anjel
 

Height

5' 10" (1.78 m)
 

Quotes

"Age is not enviable in America. It's not applauded all that strongly. You have to take it all with a grain of salt."