Award-winning actor DANNY HUSTON (Whitfield Cook) is known
his versatility and dramatic screen presence. True to Huston form,
he is cultivating a storied career both in front of and behind the
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 CuarĂ³n; 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.