Legendary actor, Walter Huston, was born Walter Houghston on Apr 5, 1883 in Toronto, Canada. Huston died at the age of 67 on Apr 7, 1950 in Hollywood, CA and was laid to rest in Belmont Memorial Park Cemetery in Fresno, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Walter Huston was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actor for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (as Howard) in 1948.
|1936||Best Actor||Dodsworth (1936)||Sam Dodsworth||Nominated|
|1941||Best Actor||The Devil and Daniel Webster (aka All That Money Can Buy) (1941)||Mr. Scratch||Nominated|
|1942||Best Supporting Actor||Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)||Jerry Cohan||Nominated|
|1948||Best Supporting Actor||The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)||Howard||Won|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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Ephraim Wells: Everything is what no man should ever want.
Fran Dodsworth: Oh, you're hopeless - you haven't the mistiest notion of civilization.
Sam Dodsworth: Yeah, well maybe I don't think so much of it, though. Maybe clean hospitals, concrete highways, and no soldiers along the Canadian border come near my idea of civilization.
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Ling Tan: Alive I can hold my land. Dead I can only hold as much as I am buried in.
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