Danny Huston Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Jan, 2020
Facts of Danny Huston
Date of Birth: 1962 , May-14
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: Italy
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Danny Huston
Birth Name Daniel Sallis Huston
Father John Huston
Mother Zoe Sallis
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Rome
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor, Director
Net Worth $3 Million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Grey
Weight in KG 79
Married to Katie Jane Evans
Children Stella Huston
Divorce Virginia Madsen
Education London Film School
Awards Satellite Awards, Montréal World Film Festival, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards
Movies The Aviator, The Number 23, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Robin Hood, Wrath of the Titans, Hitchcock, Wonder Woman, Angel Has Fallen
TV Show Magic City, Yellowstone, Succession
Sisters Anjelica Huston
Siblings Pablo Huston, Anjelica Huston and Tony Huston
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American actor, writer, and director Danny Huston is 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 from 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 from 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.

In 2004, he made his appearance in 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 in various Awards, including Gold Derby Awards, Award Circuit Community Awards, and Screen Actor Guild Awards.

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 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 had also worked as a director.

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

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 Abbass, Nicholas Braun, and Kieran Culkin starrer Succession.

Danny Huston Net Worth-$3 Million

As of early 2020, actor and director Danny Huston's net worth is estimated at $3 million. The actor has accumulated his impressive wealth from his long-running acting career in the entertainment industry.

Here are some of Houston's films which 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 the party in 2001 and dated for two months before they decided to get married.

Danny Huston with his wife Katie Huston SOURCE: Getty Image

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.