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Award-winning actor DANNY HUSTON (Whitfield Cook) is known for his versatility and dramatic screen presence. True to Huston form, he is cultivating a storied career both in front of and behind the camera.

Known as a writer, director and producer, Huston got his start directing MR. NORTH starring Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum and his half-sister, Anjelica Huston. Later, Huston gave his breakthrough acting performance in the independent film IVANSXTC and was nominated for "Best Male Performance" at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2003.

Huston's other film credits include BIRTH (directed by Jonathan Glazer) opposite Nicole Kidman, SILVER CITY (directed by John Sayles), and Martin Scorsese's THE AVIATOR starring Leonardo DiCaprio, for which the ensemble cast was nominated for a 2004 Screen Actors Guild Award. The following year, Huston received the Golden Satellite Award for "Best Supporting Actor" for his performance as 'Sandy Woodrow' in Fernando Meirelles' THE CONSTANT GARDENER and starred in the critically acclaimed Australian Western THE PROPOSITION (directed by John Hillcoat) alongside Guy Pearce and Emily Watson. His work also includes MARIE ANTOINETTE directed by Sofia Coppola; CHILDREN OF MEN directed by Alfonso Cuarón; FADE TO BLACK, in which he played Orson Welles directed by Oliver Parker; THE NUMBER 23 directed by Joel Schumacher; THE KINGDOM directed by Peter Berg; 30 DAYS OF NIGHT directed by David Slade; THE KREUTZER SONATA directed by Bernard Rose; the comedy HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE directed by Robert Weide; he portrayed Samuel Adams in the award-winning HBO miniseries JOHN ADAMS; and the role of 'Stryker' in the Fox blockbuster franchise X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE. Released in 2010, films included Martin Campbell's thriller EDGE OF DARKNESS opposite Mel Gibson, Ridley Scott's ROBIN HOOD starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett, and the fantasy-action Sngmoo Lee's THE WARRIOR'S WAY with Kate Bosworth and Geoffrey Rush. In Barry Levinson's HBO critically acclaimed award-winning YOU DON'T KNOW JACK, Huston portrayed 'Geoffrey Feiger,' Kevorkian's lawyer, opposite Al Pacino.

Released in 2011, Robert Redford's THE CONSPIRATOR, with James McAvoy, Robin Wright and Kevin Kline; A MONSTER IN PARIS animation directed by Bibo Bergeron; and PLAYOFF directed by Eran Riklis based on the life of Ralph Klein, infamous Israeli basketball coach which garnished him the 2011 "Best Male Lead Performance" Award at the Montreal Film Festival.

In March 2012, Huston starred in Jonathan Liebesman's WRATH OF THE TITANS, reprising his role as 'Poseidon' opposite Ralph Fiennes and Liam Neeson. Warner Bros. released the film on March 30th. Also to be released this year, Huston stars in Simon West's STOLEN, with Nicholas Cage, Malin Akerman and Josh Lucas; in Bernard Rose's TWO JACKS opposite Sienna Miller and his nephew, Jack Huston; and Ari Folman's THE CONGRESS, with Harvey Keitel and Robin Wright. In July 2012, Huston wrapped production on LIBERTADOR for director Alberto Arvel Mendoza in Madrid.

Presently, Huston plays the role of 'Ben Diamond' on his first television series helmed by Mitch Glazer for STARZ network, "Magic City." The original series averages about 3 million viewers per week and is confirmed for a second season.

Huston currently resides in Los Angeles.


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