Danny Huston

  • Birth Name: Daniel Huston
  • Birth Place: Rome, Italy
  • Profession: Director, Actor

Fast Facts

  • Born in Rome but grew up in Ireland and London.
  • Began making his own movies with a Super-8 camera at the age of 7.
  • Considered becoming a painter before getting into the family business.
  • Directed his father (John Huston) in a TV-movie called Mister Corbett's Ghost (1986). 
  • Made his acting debut in Leaving Las Vegas (1995).
  • Earned a 2003 Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead for his performance in the film Ivans xtc.
  • Invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2007.


  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2013, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2003, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Male Lead: Nominee


  • Walter Huston — Grandfather
  • Virginia Madsen — Ex-wife
  • Stella Huston — Daughter
  • Zoe Sallis — Mother
  • Anjelica Huston — Half Sister
  • Katie Jane Evans — Wife
  • Tony Huston — Half Brother
  • John Huston — Father


  • Attended London International Film School, London, England