- Name: John Huston
- Born: 08/05/1906
- Died: 08/28/1987 (81 years old)
- Occupation: Film director, screenwriter, actor, visual artist
John Marcellus Huston (// HEW-stən; August 5, 1906– August 28, 1987) was an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and visual artist. He travelled widely, settling at various times in France, Mexico, and Ireland. Huston was a citizen of the United States by birth but renounced U.S. citizenship to become an Irish citizen and resident in 1964. He later returned to the United States, where he lived the rest of his life. He wrote the screenplays for most of the 37 feature films he directed, many of which are today considered classics: The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), The Asphalt Jungle (1950), The African Queen (1951), The Misfits (1961), Fat City (1972), The Man Who Would Be King (1975) and Prizzi’s Honor (1985).
Birth Name: John Marcellus Huston
Alias: John Marcellus Huston
Birth Place: Nevada, Missouri, U.S.
Death Place: Middletown, Rhode Island, U.S.