Walter Huston

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Walter Huston
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Huston in The Furies (1950)
Born
Walter Thomas Houghston

(1883-04-05)April 5, 1883
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
DiedApril 7, 1950(1950-04-07) (aged 67)
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1902–1950
Spouse(s)
Rhea Gore
(m. 1904; div. 1912)

Bayonne Whipple
(m. 1915; div. 1924)

Ninetta (Nan) Sunderland (m. 1931)
ChildrenJohn Huston
RelativesTony Huston (grandson)
Anjelica Huston (granddaughter)
Danny Huston (grandson)
Allegra Huston (granddaughter)

Walter Thomas Huston (/ˈhjuːstən/ (audio speaker iconlisten) HEW-stən;[1] Houghston; April 5, 1883 – April 7, 1950) was a Canadian actor and singer. Huston won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. His son was director John Huston. His grandchildren are Anjelica Huston, Danny Huston and Allegra Huston.

On April 7, 1950, Huston died of an aortic aneurysm in his hotel room in Beverly Hills, California two days after his 67th birthday.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. According to the Province of Ontario. Ontario, Canada Births, 1869–1911. ancestry.com
  2. "Hollywood Death of Walter Huston". The Glasgow Herald. Glasgow, Scotland. April 6, 1950. p. 4. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
  3. Huston, John (1994). An Open Book. Da Capo Press. p. 185. ISBN 0-306-80573-1.