Danny Huston

Inside Biography

American actor, writer, and director Danny Huston are widely known for his role in The Aviator, 21 Grams, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Wonder Woman, and The Constant Gardener

He was nominated for Golden Globes Award for his role in Magic City. He has also worked as a director in movies like Mr. North, The Maddening, and The Last Photograph

Born in Rome, Italy

Born on 14th May 1962, in Rome, Italy, as Daniel Sallis Houston, Danny Houston is an American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. His father has an American and Irish descent, and his mother is of Indian and English heritage.

Huston is the only son born to actress Zoe Sallis and director John Huston. But, he is an adoptive half-brother of Pablo Huston and half-brother of Anjelica Huston and Tony Huston. He also has a step-sister, Allegra Houston.

Danny Houston graduated from the London Film School.

Hass Worked in Both Marvel and DC's Feature Film

Danny made his small appearance in 1975's 'The Human Factor' before he officially started his acting journey in 1985 with the movie Leaving Las Vegas, in which he did a role of a bartender. After that, he appeared in movies, including Anna Karenina, Spanish Fly, Time Code, Hotel, and The Bacchae.

Danny started his journey as a director in the TV movie Documentary Santa Claus: The Making of the Movie in 1985. Some of the Houston-directed movies include Mister Corbett's Ghost, Mr. North, and Becoming Colette.

Appearance in the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

In 2004, he made his appearance in the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. The same year, he landed his breakthrough role as Jack Frye in The Aviator.

The role also earned him nominations for various Awards, including Gold Derby Awards, Award Circuit Community Awards, and Screen Actor Guild Awards.

Appearance in Marvel Comic's X-Men Origins

In 2009, Danny made his appearance in Marvel Comic's X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Later in 2013, Houston was nominated for Golden Globes for his role in the television series Magic City.

In 2017, Houston made his brief appearance in DC's Wonder Woman. The same year, his movie The Last Photograph was released in which he also worked as a director.

Danny Huston and Elena Anaya at the Premiere of Wonder Woman SOURCE: Getty Image

Worked in three films in 2019

In 2018, he was cast in the main role of Dan Jenkins in Yellowstone. He also worked in the second season of the series in 2019.

Talking about his film work, Houston worked in three films in 2019; IO, Angel Has Fallen, and Samurai Marathon-the latter one being the Japanese language film. He also starred in a recurring role of Jamie Laird in the Hiam Abba s s, and Nicholas Braun and Kieran Culkin starred in Succession.

Net Worth

As of early 2022, actor and director, Danny Huston's net worth is estimated at $3 million. The actor has accumulated impressive wealth from his long-running acting career in the entertainment industry.

Here are some of Houston's films that did well at the Box Office.

Movie  Released Year Star-Cast Budget  Box-Office
The Aviator 2004 Leonardo DiCaprio and Cate Blanchett $110 million $213.7 million
X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2009 Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds $150 million $373.1 million
Clash of the Titans 2010 Sam Worthington and Liam Neeson $125 million $493.2 million
Robin Hood 2010 Russell Crowe and Eileen Atkins $200 million $321.7 million
Wonder Woman 2017 Gal Gadot and Chris Pine $150 million $821.8 million
Angel Has Fallen 2019 Gerard Butler and Jada Pinkett Smith $40 million $141.3 million

Meanwhile, the Wonder Woman actor owns a 2,124 sq ft home in Los Angeles, California. He bought the house, featuring four bedrooms and three bathrooms, for $870k in July 2003.

Danny Houston is Married Two Times

Danny Huston married actress and producer, Virginia Madsen, on 2nd September 1989. The couple lived for three years as husband-and-wife before getting divorced in 1992.

Following his divorce from Madsen, Danny married Katie Jane Evans in 2001. The couple first met at a party in 2001 and dated for two months before they decided to get married.

Danny Huston with his wife Katie Huston SOURCE: Getty Image

Katie filed for divorce in 2007

Danny and his wife, Katie, welcomed their first daughter Stella in 2002. Shortly after their marriage, Katie started consuming drugs and alcohol, which slowly and gradually started tearing their married life apart.

In 2006, the couple separated, and Katie filed for divorce in 2007, however, Katie took her own life in 2008, before their divorce was finalized. Katie jumped off the roof of her house.

As of now, Danny lives with his child in Los Angeles, California.

by ab-shailendra, 25 Sep, 2022

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