Danny Huston

 

Date Of Birth

May 14, 1962
 

Biography

Actor and director Danny Huston was born on May 14, 1962 in Rome, Italy. The son of director John Huston and half-brother of actress Anjelica Huston, he took an early start in the industry behind the scenes, working numerous positions until assuming the director’s seat. His feature directorial debut, the 1988 film Mr. North, was produced by his father. He directed a couple of other films, including Becoming Collette and The Maddening.

Huston’s career took a turn in 1995, when he decided to move to the front of the camera with the film Leaving Las Vegas. From there, he’s appeared in many other movies in differing capacities, including Rockin’ Good Times, 21 Grams, The Aviator, Marie Antoinette, Fade to Black, The Number 23, The Kingdom, 30 Days of Night, How to Lose Friends & Alienate People, and most recently, X-Men Origins: Wolverine. He also took a few television gigs, including a guest stint on CSI, and a minor role in the Emmy-winning miniseries John Adams. In 2011, he was cast as mob boss Ben Diamond in the Starz period-drama Magic City.
 

Place of Birth

Rome, Italy
 

Birth Name

Danny Huston
 

Filmography

2012: Magic City (TV series) - Ben Diamond
2011: A Monster in Paris - Prefet Maynott (voice: English version)
2011: 1320 - Sir Herold
2010: The Warrior's Way - Colonel
2010: Made in Dagenham - American Boss (voice)
2010: The Conspirator - Joseph Holt
2010: Robin Hood - King Richard the Lionheart
2010: You Don't Know Jack (TV movie) - Geoffrey Fieger
2010: Clash of the Titans - Poseidon
2010: Edge of Darkness - Jack Bennett
2009: Boogie Woogie - Art Spindle
2009: X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Stryker
2008: How to Lose Friends & Alienate People - Lawrence Maddox
2008: The Kreutzer Sonata - Edgar
2008: John Adams (TV mini-series) - Samuel Adams
2007: 30 Days of Night - Marlow
2007: The Kingdom - Gideon Young
2007: The Number 23 - Isaac French/Dr. Miles Phoenix
2007: I Really Hate My Job - Al Bowlly/Himself
2006: Fade to Black - Orson Welles
2006: Children of Men - Nigel
2006: Alpha Male - Jim Ferris
2006: Marie Antoinette - Emperor Joseph II
2006: Covert One: The Hades Factor (TV series) - Frank Klein
2005: The Constant Gardener - Sandy Woodrow
2005: The Proposition - Arthur Burns
2004: The Aviator - Jack Frye
2004: Birth - Joseph
2004: Silver City - Danny O'Brien
2004: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV series) - Ty Caulfield, Casino Manager
2003: 21 Grams - Michael
2002: Torture TV - Gary Silverman
2002: The Bacchae - Herdsman
2001: Hotel - Hotel Manager
2001: Eden - Kalman
2000: Ivansxtc - Ivan Beckman
2000: Timecode - Randy
1999: Rockin' Good Times - Jimmy's Manager
1998: Susan's Plan - Gambler #2
1998: Spanish Fly - John
1997: Anna Karenina - Stiva
1995: Leaving Las Vegas - Bartender #2