John Huston

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Birthday
5, 1906
Birthplace
Nevado, MO
Death Date
Aug 28, 1987 (81)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
5, 1906
Birthplace
Nevado, MO
Death Date
Aug 28, 1987 (81)

About

Prominent director of such classic films as The Maltese Falcon, The African Queen, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, and The Misfits. He also portrayed the character Noah Cross in the 1974 mystery film Chinatown.

Before Fame

He lived in several boarding schools after his parents' divorce.

Trivia

He wrote many of the films he directed, including the film adaptation of The Red Badge of Courage.

Family Life

He married his fifth wife Celeste Shane on August 8, 1972. He directed both his father Walter and daughter Anjelica to Oscar wins.

Associated With

He and Humphrey Bogart were frequent collaborators. Bogart starred in The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and The African Queen, amongst other Huston films.