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Walter Huston

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Birthday
18, 1883
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada
Death Date
Apr 7, 1950 (66)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1883
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada
Death Date
Apr 7, 1950 (66)

About

Academy Award-winning actor who starred in Yankee Doodle Dandy in 1942 and The Treasure of the Sierra Madre in 1948. His other films include The Sign of the Cross and Julius Caesar.

Before Fame

He grew up in Toronto, Ontario where he did construction work while attending the Shaw School of acting.

Trivia

He sang, recorded and released the Kurt Weill-Maxwell Anderson song, "September Song" for the 1938 Broadway production of Knickerbocker Holiday. The song became a bestseller.

Family Life

He was married to Ninetta Sunderland until his death in 1950. His son, John Huston and granddaughter, Anjelica Huston both became Academy Award-winning actors.

Associated With

He starred as Uncle Sam for John Ford's Academy Award-winning documentary, December 7th, in 1943.