Fast Facts

  • Raised in Ireland and England.
  • Modeled for Vogue and other magazines in the 1970s.
  • Dated Jack Nicholson for almost two decades; split when she learned he was having a child with another woman.
  • With her win for Prizzi's Honor in 1985, the Hustons became the first family with three generations of Oscar winners (father John and grandfather Walter also won).
  • Turned down the role in Misery that earned Kathy Bates an Oscar.
  • Made directorial debut in 1996 with the film Bastard Out of Carolina.
  • Collaborated with director Wes Anderson in the 2000s with the films The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (2004) and The Darjeeling Limited (2007).
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in January 2010.

Awards

  • 1995, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special: Nominee
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: Nominee
  • 1994, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: Nominee
  • 1994, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1990, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 1997, Emmy — Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special: Nominee
  • 1986, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1996, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2005, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Winner
  • 1992, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1991, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1990, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1989, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1985, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Winner
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1989, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special: Nominee
  • 2008, Sundance Film Festival — Special Jury Prize for Outstanding Ensemble Performance (Dramatic): Winner
  • 1990, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1985, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1994, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Nominee
  • 1988, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Female: Winner
  • 1991, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Female Lead: Winner
  • 2002, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
  • 2005, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Nominee
  • 2012, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Female: Nominee

Relationships

  • Robert Graham Jr. — Husband (deceased)
  • Danny Huston — Half Brother
  • Tony Huston — Brother
  • Jack Nicholson — Ex-significant Other
  • Enrica Soma — Mother
  • John Huston — Father
  • Allegra Huston — Half Sister
  • Walter Huston — Grandfather
  • Jack Huston — Nephew

Details

  • Birth Name: Anjelica Huston
  • Birth Place: Santa Monica, California, United States
  • Birthday: July 8, 1951, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor, Director
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