Walter Huston, Best Supporting Actor 1948: MovieMonday.com

THE TREASURE OF SIERRA MADRE

(Action/Adventure - NR)

Walter Huston won his Supporting Oscar for playing Howard, the grizzly old-time gold prospector.


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:

DODSWORTH (36)
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:

THE VIRGINIAN
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
STAR WITNESS
A WOMAN FROM MONTE CARLO
LAW AND ORDER
NIGHT COURT
AMERICAN MADNESS
RAIN
SWAMP WATER
MISSION TO MOSCOW
THE OUTLAW
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
DUEL IN THE SUN
SUMMER HOLIDAY
THE FURIES

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