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THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU

ANJELICA HUSTON (Eleanor Zissou) is an Academy Award®-winning actress and critically acclaimed director who is part of the third generation of a renowned cinematic legacy. She was recently Emmy®-nominated for her role in HBO's original movie "Iron Jawed Angels” in which she starred with Hilary Swank and Julia Ormond; and is currently filming "Art School Confidential” directed by Terry Zwigoff and starring John Malkovich and Jim Broadbent. She recently directed Rosie O'Donnell and Andie MacDowell in the Hallmark/CBS television movie "Riding on the Bus with My Sister,” set to air in May 2005. Huston received an Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actress, as well as Los Angeles and New York Film Critics Awards, for her role as "Maerose Prizzi” in the black comedy "Prizzi's Honor” directed by her father, John Huston. Additionally, Huston has made extraordinary characters come to life with her memorable performances in films such as Wes Anderson's "The Royal Tenenbaums,” "The Addams Family,” "Addams Family Values” and Nicholas Roeg's "The Witches.”

Huston made her directorial debut in 1996 with an unflinching adaptation of Dorothy Allison's best-selling memoir, "Bastard Out of Carolina,” for which she was nominated for a Directors Guild of America Award and an Emmy® Award. Huston also directed, produced and starred in "Agnes Browne,” which was presented at the Directors' Fortnight at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.

Other feature film credits include "Ever After” with Drew Barrymore, for which she won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Best Supporting Actress, and "The Crossing Guard,” directed by Sean Penn, with Jack Nicholson, for which she received a Golden Globe® nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Huston has been honored with Academy Award® nominations for her roles in Paul Mazursky's "Enemies: A Love Story” and Stephen Fears' "The Grifters.” Additional film credits include "Daddy Day Care,” Clint Eastwood's "Bloodwork,” Woody Allen's "Manhattan Murder Mystery” and "Crimes and Misdemeanors”; Frances Ford Coppola's "Gardens of Stone”; "Buffalo '66,” "The Golden Bowl,” "Handful of Dust,” "Mr. North” directed by Danny Huston, "The Perez Family” directed by Mira Nair, and her father's last film, "The Dead.”

In television, she received an Emmy® nomination for Best Supporting Actress, as well as a SAG Award nomination for TNT's miniseries "The Mists of Avalon.” She received Emmy® nominations for her performance as "Calamity Jane” in the miniseries "Buffalo Girls” and for her performance opposite Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones in the mini-series "Lonesome Dove.” She was also nominated for a Golden Globe® Award for her performance opposite Sam Neill in the television film "Family Pictures.”

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