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ANJELICA HUSTON (Diane) is an award-winning actress and director who continues her renowned family's legacy in film, which began with her grandfather Walter Huston and her father, John Huston. In the course of her career, Huston has received honors from the National Society of Film Critics, the National Board of Review, the Independent Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles, New York and Boston Film Critics. She has received multiple Oscar®, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Emmy nominations, as well as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Huston won an Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Maerose Prizzi in Prizzi's Honor, making the Huston family the first to include three generations of Oscar® winners. Huston also won a Golden Globe Award for her role in HBO's original movie "Iron Jawed Angels.”

Additional film credits include David Frankel's upcoming The Big Year, and memorable turns in Francis Ford Coppola's Gardens of Stone, Woody Allen's Manhattan Murder Mystery and Crimes and Misdemeanors, Paul Mazursky's Enemies: A Love Story, Nicholas Roeg's The Witches, Stephen Frears' The Grifters, Barry Sonnenfeld's The Addams Family and Addams Family Values, Sean Penn's The Crossing Guard, Vincent Gallo's Buffalo '66, Andy Tennant's EverAfter, Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and The Royal Tenenbaums, Mira Nair's The Perez Family and Clark Gregg's Choke. Huston also collaborated with her father on John Huston's final film, The Dead.

In February, 2012, Anjelica will star in "Smash", a new television series for NBC, from executive producer Steven Spielberg, starring opposite Debra Messing and Katharine McPhee. Additional television credits include Robert Ludlum's "Covert One: The Hades Factor,” a recurring role on Showtime's original series "Huff” and an Emmy-nominated guest-starring role on "Medium.” Huston also received Emmy® nominations for her performances in "Buffalo Girls,” "Lonesome Dove,” "Family Pictures” and "The Mists of Avalon.”

The actress made her directorial debut with an unflinching adaptation of Dorothy Allison's best-selling memoir Bastard out of Carolina, which garnered Huston critical acclaim. She received an Emmy nomination for her work on the controversial television drama as well as a Directors Guild nomination. Huston also directed, produced and starred in Agnes Browne, a feature presented at the Directors' Fortnight at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.

Huston currently serves on the board of directors at the National University of Ireland Galway's John Huston School of Film and Digital Media. She is a member of the Film Foundation's Artists Rights Council and the Save the Chimps Advisory Council. Recently, Huston has served as a spokesperson for PETA and the US Campaign for Burma.

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