Danny Huston (born on 14 May 1962) is an American actor and director.
Huston was born in Rome, Italy, the son of legendary director John Huston, the half-brother of actress Anjelica Huston, and the grandson of Academy Award-winning actor Walter Huston. His mother, Zoe Sallis, was an actress of Indian descent;
Hustons first film was produced by his father John Huston feature in 1988. For this he chose to adapt Thornton Wilder's last novel Theophilus North. Starting in 1995's Leaving Las Vegas he moved in front of the camera as an actor and has continued in that capacity in over twenty films, including the lead role in John Sayles' Silver City opposite such well known performers as Chris Cooper, Richard Dreyfuss, Maria Bello, Tim Roth and Daryl Hannah.
Huston played director/actor Orson Welles in Fade to Black.
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The Number 23 is a suspense film starring Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen, and Danny Huston, directed by Joel Schumacher. It was released on February 23 2007 and was released on DVD on July 24 2007. The plot involves an obsession with the 23 Enigma, an esoteric belief that all incidents and events are directly connected to the number 23, some permutation of the number 23, or a number related to the number 23. Although the 23 Enigma is pervasive in the works of author Robert Anton Wilson, including the 1998 film 23, he is not acknowledged in the credits for this film, which is not a remake of 23. This is the second film with Schumacher and Carrey, the first being Batman Forever. The Number 23 is director Joel Schumacher’s 23rd TV-film project. During the 23rd and zero zero seconds of the movie, a hologram of the number 23 appears then vanishes instantly.
Walter Sparrow (Jim Carrey) is an animal control officer married to cake shop owner, Agatha (Virginia Madsen); they have a son, Robin (...
30 Days of Night is a 2007 horror film based on the comic book miniseries of the same name. The film is directed by David Slade and stars Josh Hartnett and Melissa George. The film is slated for an October 19, 2007 release.In sleepy, secluded Barrow, Alaska, the sun sets and doesn't rise for over thirty consecutive days and nights. From the darkness, across the frozen wasteland, an evil will come that will bring the residents of Barrow to their knees. The only hope for the town is the Sheriff (Josh Hartnett) and Deputy (Melissa George), a husband and wife who are torn between their own survival and saving the town they love.Shortly following the publication of the 30 Days of Night comic book miniseries in 2002, studios including DreamWorks, MGM, and Senator International bid in the $1 million range for rights to a potential vampire film based on the story. Director and producer Sam Raimi expressed interest in adapting the miniseries and was negotiating a production deal with his...,
The Proposition is a 2005 movie directed by John Hillcoat and written by Nick Cave. It stars Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, John Hurt and Danny Huston.
Two other films with the same title were released in 1997 and 1998.
Set in the Australian Outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang.
The film opens with a violent gunfight between the police and Charlie Burns's (Guy Pearce) gang, which ends with the deaths of all of the gang except for Charlie and his younger, mentally slow brother, Mikey (Richard Wilson), who is wounded. Captain Stanley (Ray Winstone) offers Charlie a proposition whereby he and Mikey can go free of the crimes they have committed if Charlie kills his older brother, Arthur (Danny Huston). Arthur is a mercurial psychopath who has become something of a legend and is so vicious that the aboriginal tribes refer to him as "The...,
The Constant Gardener is a 2005 Academy Award-winning film based on the John le Carré novel of the same name. Directed by Fernando Meirelles (City of God) and produced by Simon Channing-Williams (Secrets and Lies and Vera Drake), it tells the story of Justin Quayle, a man who finds his wife murdered and then seeks to uncover the reasons behind her death. The film stars Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Hubert Koundé, Danny Huston and Bill Nighy.The story was filmed in Loiyangalani and the slums of Kibera, Kenya. The situation affected the cast and crew to the extent that they set up the Constant Gardener Trust in order to provide basic education around these villages. Weisz, Fiennes, and Le Carré are patrons of the charity. Most critics enjoyed the cinematography and the depth of character as portrayed by the actors and writers.
Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes), a civil servant working for the British High Commission in Kenya, sends off his wife Tessa (Rachel Weisz) and her friend Dr. Arnold...,
Birth is a 2004 film directed by Jonathan Glazer and starring Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Danny Huston and Cameron Bright. The story is about a young widow from a prominent Manhattan-based family named Anna (played by Kidman) who slowly becomes convinced that her husband, Sean, who died ten years previously, has been reincarnated in the form of a 10-year-old boy also named Sean (Bright). At first Anna is skeptical, but Sean's intimate knowledge of their past makes her think twice.Commercially, the movie was unremarkable. Distributed by New Line Cinema, it earned 12th position on its opening weekend, garnering $1,705,577 with bookings at 550 screens. The combined worldwide total box office was $23,925,492, with $5,095,038 in the United States and $18,830,454 abroad. Despite some praise for Kidman's portrayal (which earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination) and Glazer's direction, as well as Harris Savides's cinematography and Alexandre Desplat's score, the film generally...,
Silver City is a 2004 political satire and drama film written and directed by John Sayles.
The film stars Chris Cooper, who portrays an inept Republican gubernatorial candidate, a character that was noted for similarities to U.S. President George W. Bush. The film's ensemble cast includes Richard Dreyfuss, Danny Huston, Maria Bello, Kris Kristofferson, Mary Kay Place, Thora Birch, Tim Roth, Billy Zane and Daryl Hannah.
The film is a "murder mystery [linked] to a political satire; according to Sayles, it is "about electoral politics, but also about the press."Dickie Pilager is running for governor of Colorado. He is an inarticulate son of a senator, with no political experience. The campaign falters when Pilager reels in a corpse during the making of a political advertisement about the environment. Pilager's campaign manager, Chuck Raven, hires Danny O'Brien, a former journalist who works as a private investigator, to examine the case. Raven urges O'Brien to find potential links...
Katie Jane Evans & Danny Huston married
Virginia Madsen & Danny Huston divorced
Virginia Madsen & Danny Huston married
Danny Huston was born in Rome, Province of Rome