Walter Huston

1883 - 1950

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Walter Thomas Huston ( (listen) HEW-stən; né Houghston; April 5, 1883 – April 7, 1950) was a Canadian actor and singer. Huston won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by his son John Huston. He is the patriarch of the four generations of the Huston acting family, including his son John, grandchildren Anjelica Huston, Danny Huston, Allegra Huston, and great-grandchild Jack Huston. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Huston has received more than 1,368,264 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Walter Huston is the 1,603rd most popular actor (down from 1,565th in 2019), the 130th most popular biography from Canada (up from 139th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Canadian Actor.

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Among actors, Walter Huston ranks 1,603 out of 10,030Before him are Megan Fox, Tom Hiddleston, Gloria Grahame, George Dzundza, Aleksandër Moisiu, and David Huddleston. After him are Brigitte Lahaie, Peter Cullen, Mira Furlan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Paul Bettany, and Octavia Spencer.

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Among people born in 1883, Walter Huston ranks 96Before him are Henk Sneevliet, Edwin Sutherland, Jean Metzinger, José Mendes Cabeçadas, Eugen Ritter von Schobert, and Sam Wood. After him are Ivan Ilyin, Ludwig Müller, Louis Massignon, Yevgeny Vakhtangov, Enrico Toselli, and Nikolaos Plastiras. Among people deceased in 1950, Walter Huston ranks 67Before him are William Lyon Mackenzie King, Traian Vuia, Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, Walton Walker, Abraham Wald, and Edwin Sutherland. After him are Edgar Lee Masters, Yi Kwang-su, Hantaro Nagaoka, Walter Eucken, Ulrich Graf, and Kazys Grinius.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Walter Huston ranks 130 out of 1,130Before him are Margot Kidder (1948), Fay Wray (1907), Jean Chrétien (1934), James Craig Watson (1838), Reginald Fessenden (1866), and Wilfrid Laurier (1841). After him are Shulamith Firestone (1945), David Foster (1949), Peter Cullen (1941), Bonar Law (1858), Robert Langlands (1936), and Shawn Mendes (1998).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Walter Huston ranks 39Before him are Nathan Fillion (1971), Ann Rutherford (1917), Lorne Greene (1915), Graham Greene (1952), Margot Kidder (1948), and Fay Wray (1907). After him are Peter Cullen (1941), Evangeline Lilly (1979), Raymond Burr (1917), Jason Priestley (1969), Stana Katic (1978), and Shirley Douglas (1934).

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