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Walter Huston

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Huston in The Furies (1950)

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Walter Thomas Huston (/ˈwɔːltər ˈhjuːstən/; April 5, 1883 – April 7, 1950) was a Canadian-born American actor. He was the father of actor and director John Huston, the grandfather of Pablo Huston, Walter Anthony (Tony) Huston, Anjelica Huston, Danny Huston, and Allegra Huston, and the great-grandfather of actor Jack Huston.

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  • Born: Walter Thomas Houghston April 5, 1883 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Died: April 7, 1950 (aged 67) Hollywood, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, Singer
  • Years active: 1924–1950
  • Spouse(s): Rhea Gore (1904–1912; divorced) Bayonne Whipple (1915–1924; divorced) Ninetta (Nan) Sunderland (1931–1950; his death) (1898–1973)
  • Children: John Huston (1906–1987)
  • Relatives: Margaret Carrington (sister)

Read more about Walter Huston at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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