Walter Huston

Walter Huston

Canadian actor and singer
Walter Thomas Huston was a Canadian actor and singer. Huston won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by his son John Huston.Wikipedia
BornApril 5, 1883
HometownToronto, Canada
Height6'0" (1.83m)
SpouseNinetta (Nan) Sunderland (m 1931 - 1950) , Bayonne Whipple (m 1914 - 1931) , Rhea Gore (m 1904 - 1912)
ChildrenJohn Huston
ParentsRobert Moore Huston , Elizabeth McGibbon

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1949Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleThe Treasure of the Sierra Madre (film)Winner
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