Danny Huston

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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.