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 1,499,858 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Walter Huston is the 1,331st most popular actor (up from 1,602nd in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from Canada (up from 130th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Actor.

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Among actors, Walter Huston ranks 1,331 out of 9,996Before him are Fred Ward, Frances Fisher, Claire Bloom, Elizabeth McGovern, Don S. Davis, and Chris Noth. After him are Geneviève Grad, Sydney Chaplin, Akiko Wakabayashi, Stefanie Powers, Daniel Stern, and Grace Moore.

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Among people born in 1883, Walter Huston ranks 81Before him are Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko, Henri Delaunay, Yan Xishan, Augustinas Voldemaras, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, and Walter Buch. After him are Henk Sneevliet, Edgard Varèse, Dmitry Manuilsky, Sam Wood, Eurico Gaspar Dutra, and Katia Mann. Among people deceased in 1950, Walter Huston ranks 60Before him are Karl Guthe Jansky, Rafael Sabatini, Adam Rainer, William Lyon Mackenzie King, Henry L. Stimson, and Nikolai Voznesensky. After him are Henry H. Arnold, Yvan Goll, Kim Kyu-sik, Olaf Stapledon, Traian Vuia, and Edwin Sutherland.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Walter Huston ranks 102 out of 1,350Before him are Donna Strickland (1959), William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874), Denny Doherty (1940), Ian Stevenson (1918), Steven Pinker (1954), and David Easton (1917). After him are Conrad Bain (1923), Louis Slotin (1910), Norman Jewison (1926), Loreena McKennitt (1957), Joseph Wiseman (1918), and David Foster (1949).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Walter Huston ranks 26Before him are Yvonne De Carlo (1922), Rick Moranis (1953), Victor Garber (1949), Michael Ironside (1950), Graham Greene (1952), and Norma Shearer (1902). After him are Conrad Bain (1923), Joseph Wiseman (1918), Margot Kidder (1948), Fay Wray (1907), Peter Cullen (1941), and Martin Short (1950).

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