Walter Huston (1884 - 1950)
Born in Canada Walter Huston became a hit on Broadway and in Hollywood
in the 1920's after many years as an engineer and a struggling actor.
Walter Huston spent 15 years in vaudeville.
Father of director/actor John Huston. Walter Huston had small roles
in John's first two films: THE MALTESE FALCON and IN THIS OUR LIFE.
Walter Huston's other nominations (Best Actor) were for:
ALL THAT MONEY CAN BUY (41)
And in 1942 he received a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his
role in YANKEE DOODLE DANDY.
His other films include:
A WOMAN FROM MONTE CARLO
LAW AND ORDER
MISSION TO MOSCOW
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
DUEL IN THE SUN
Huston Movie Specials