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.
MINI BIO:Tall, dark, stiff-legged, authoritative, fascinating Canadian-born actor whose character studies dominated the films he made in Hollywood when he came from Broadway in the late 1920s. Later played old-timers, as one of which (in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre) he won a belated Academy Award (having been nominated for All That Money Can Buy, Yankee Doodle Dandy, and Dodsworth). Father of John Huston. Died from an aneurysm. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
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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Sam Dodsworth: Love has got to stop some place short of suicide.
Mark Brady: [Referring to the State's Attorney after he's left the room] Fathead!
[He takes a cigar]
Mark Brady: Fathead!
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