Walter Huston

Shop by the Stars aisle featuring Walter Huston (1883-1950) vintage movie cards, still photos, ephemera, and other collectibles. Canadian born patriarch of the Huston family got his start in vaudeville and emerged as a serious star on Broadway in the 1920s. Huston became a major Hollywood star receiving Academy Award nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performances in Dodsworth (1936) and All That Money Can Buy (1941), a nomination for Best Supporting Actor for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), and, finally, an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), directed by his son John Huston. Other notable titles are many, including The Criminal Code (1930), The Beast of the City (1932), Rain (1932), Gabriel Over the White House (1933), The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941), and And Then There Were None (1945), among several others.

Birthday: April 5