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THE BIG YEAR

ANJELICA HUSTON (Annie Auklet), an award-winning actress and director, continues her renowned family's legacy in film, which began with her grandfather, Walter Huston and her father, John Huston.

Throughout her career, Huston has received honors from the National Society of Film Critics, the National Board of Review, the Independent Spirit Awards, the Los Angeles Film Critics Award, New York Film Critics Circle Award and Boston Film Critics Awards, as well as multiple Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Emmy nominations for her body of work. She recently received 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 won a Golden Globe Award for her role in HBO's original movie Iron Jawed Angels.

Additional film credits include memorable turns in Frances 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 Addams Family and Addams Family Values, Mira Nair's The Perez Family, Sean Penn's The Crossing Guard, Vincent Gallo's Buffalo ‘66, Andy Tennant's Ever After, Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, and The Royal Tenenbaums, and Clark Gregg's Choke. Huston collaborated with her father on his final film, The Dead.

Her directorial debut was 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 drama, as well as a Director's Guild nomination. Huston directed, produced and starred in Agnes Browne, which was presented at the Directors Fortnight at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.

Her 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 received additional Emmy nominations for her performances in Buffalo Girls, Lonesome Dove, Family Pictures, and The Mists of Avalon.

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 Artist's Rights Council, Save the Chimps Advisory Council, and is a recent spokesperson for PETA and the US Campaign for Burma.

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