Award-winning actor Danny Huston is known for his versatility and dramatic screen presence. True to Huston form, Danny is cultivating a storied career both in front of and behind the camera.
Known as a writer, director and producer, Huston got his start directing MR. NORTH starring Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum and his sister Anjelica Huston. Later, Huston gave his breakthrough acting performance in the independent film IVANSXTC and was nominated for Best Male Performance at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2003.
Huston’s other film credits include: BIRTH (directed by Jonathan Glazer) opposite Nicole Kidman and SILVER CITY (directed by John Sayles), Martin Scorsese’s THE AVIATOR starring Leonardo DiCaprio, for which the ensemble cast was nominated for a 2004 SAG Award. The following year, Huston received the Golden Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Sandy Woodrow in Fernando Meirelles’ THE CONSTANT GARDENER and starred in the critically acclaimed Australian western THE PROPOSITION (directed by John Hillcoat) alongside Guy Pearce and Emily Watson. MARIE ANTOINETTE (directed by Sofia Coppola), CHILDREN OF MEN (director Alfonso Cuaron), FADE TO BLACK, in which he played Orson Welles directed by Oliver Parker, THE NUMBER 23 (director Joel Schumacher), THE KINGDOM (directed by Peter Berg), 30 DAYS OF NIGHT (director David Slade), THE KREUTZER SONATA (director Bernard Rose), the comedy HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE (directed by Robert Weide), and he portrayed Samuel Adams in the award-‐winning HBO miniseries JOHN ADAMS and Twentieth Century Fox blockbuster franchise X-‐MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE.
Released in 2010, films include Martin Campbell’s thriller EDGE OF DARKNESS opposite Mel Gibson, and Ridley Scott’s ROBIN HOOD starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett, and the fantasy-action Sngmoo Lee’s THE WARRIOR’S WAY. In Barry Levinson’s HBO critically acclaimed award-winning YOU DON’T KNOW JACK, Huston portrayed Geoffrey Feiger, Kevorkian’s lawyer, opposite Al Pacino.
To be released in 2011, Robert Redford’s THE CONSIPIRATOR, with James McAvoy, Robin Wright and Kevin Kline, A MONSTER IN PARIS animation directed by Bibo Bergeron, and PLAYOFF directed by Eran Riklis based on the life of Ralph Klein, infamous Israeli basketball coach.
Huston recently completed filming Bernard Rose’s TWO JACKS opposite Sienna Miller and his nephew, Jack Huston, and Ari Folman’s THE CONGRESS, with Harvey Keitel and Robin Wright, and Jonathan Liebesman’s CLASH OF THE TITANS II, reprising his role as Poseidon opposite Ralph Fiennes and Liam Neeson. He is currently filming Simon West’s MEDALLION, with Nicholas Cage.