Danny Huston is an American actor, writer, and director whose breakthrough moment of his career came in the role of Ivan Beckman in the 2000 American independent drama movie, ‘Ivansxtc’. He has also been a part of the 2004 epic biographical drama movie, ‘The Aviator’ alongside actors like Leonardo DiCaprio and Alec Baldwin.

He made his directorial debut when he directed the 1988 American comedy-drama movie, ‘Mr. North’ which was an adaptation of Thornton Wilder’s 1972 novel, ‘Theophilus North’. The movie starred actors like Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum, Harry Dean Stanton, and Anjelica Huston.

Quick Info 
Full NameDaniel Sallis Huston
Date of BirthMay 14, 1962
Birth PlaceRome, Italy
Parent(s)Zoe Sallis and John Huston
OccupationActor, Writer, Director
Spouse(s)Virginia Madsen
​(m. 1989; div. 1992)​
Katie Jane Evans​
​(m. 2001; d. 2008)
Net worth US $3 million



Danny Huston’s full name is Daniel Sallis Huston. He was born on 14 May 1962 in Rome, Italy to his mother, Zoe Sallis who was an actress and an author, and to his father, John Huston who was a director, screenwriter, and actor.

His half-siblings are Pablo Huston, Anjelica Huston, and Tony Huston who are all in the entertainment business. His nephew is Jack Huston is the grandson of Walter Huston, an Academy Award winner. Besides this, Danny Huston is currently 58 years old with the zodiac sign of Taurus.


Danny Huston

Nationality and Physical Stats

Danny Huston holds an Italian-American nationality and belongs to English, Welsh, Scots-Irish, and Scottish ethnicity through his father and Indian and English descent through his mother.

Besides this, he stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.87m/187cms) tall and weighs around 79kgs (174lbs). He has a slim body figure with a pair of brown-colored eyes and black-colored hair.



Belonging to a family with a rich acting background, Danny Huston enrolled in the London Film School after completing his schooling to pursue his career in acting as his family.



Danny Huston was previously married to Virginia Madsen, an American actress and movie producer from the year 1989 to the year 1992. After the two separated, Danny dated and married Katie Jane Evans in the year 2001. The couple was blessed with a daughter, Stella Huston.

Unfortunately, things did not quite work out between the two and they parted ways in 2006. Evans committed suicide in 2008 even before their divorce was finalized. Later, Danny Huston was seen dating actress, Olga Kurylenko for almost a year.

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Danny Huston is active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@officialdannyhuston) has over 13 thousand followers and his supposed Twitter account (@dannyhuston9) has over 2 hundred followers but the account has not been verified yet.




Danny Huston made his debut in the year 1995 when he played a small role in the movie, ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ followed by roles in movies like ‘Anna Karenina’, ‘Spanish Fly’, ‘Susan’s Plan’, ‘Rockin’ Good Times’ and ‘Timecode’. The breakthrough moment of Huston’s career came when he played the lead role of Ivan Beckman in ‘Ivansxtc’ in the year 2000.

Later, Danny Huston went on to star in movies like ‘Eden’ and ‘Hotel’ in 2001, ‘Torture TV’ and ‘The Bacchae’ in 2002, ’21 Grams’ in 2003, ‘Silver City’, ‘Birth’ and ‘The Aviator’ in 2004, ‘The Proposition’ and ‘The Constant Gardener’ in 2005, ‘Marie Antoinette’, ‘Alpha Male’, ‘Children of Men’ alongside Charlie Hunnam and ‘Fade to Black’ in 2006, ‘The Number 23’, ‘I Really Hate My Job’, ‘The Kingdom’ and ’30 Days of Night’ in 2007 and ‘The Kreutzer Sonata’ and ‘How to Lose Friends and Alienate People’ in 2008.

Danny Huston kicked off the year 2009 with the antagonizing role of William Stryker in the movie, ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ and Art Spindle in ‘Boogie Woogie’. The year 2010 came with a lot of movie opportunities for Huston as he made appearances in movies like, ‘Edge of Darkness’, ‘You Don’t Know Jack’, ‘Clash of the Titans’, ‘The Warrior’s Way’, ‘Robin Hood’ and ‘The Conspirator’.

Likewise, he went on to star in movies like ‘Un monster à Paris’ and ‘Playoff’ in 2011, ‘Two Jacks’, ‘Wrath of the Titans’, ‘Stolen’, ‘Hitchcock’ and ‘Boxing Day’ in 2012, ‘The Congress’ and ‘Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox’ in 2013, ‘Big Eyes’, ‘Tigers’ and ‘The Liberator’ in 2014, ‘Pressure’ and ‘Frankenstein’ in 2015, ‘All I See is You’ in 2016, ‘The Last Photograph’, ‘Newness’ and ‘Wonder Woman’ in 2017, ‘Game Night’, ‘The Professor’ and ‘Stan and Ollie’ in 2018 and ‘Io’, ‘Angel has Fallen’ and ‘Samurai Marathon’ in 2019.


Tv shows

Danny Huston has had a fair time on television alongside his acting career. He made his debut on television when he played the role of Ty Caulfield in an episode of ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ in 2004. Likewise, he has appeared for an episode in the 2019 British television medical comedy-drama series, ‘Doc Martin’ where he played the role of Robert Brooke.

Moreover, he has also had recurring roles in series like ‘Covert One: The Hades Factor’ (2006) where he appeared for 2 episodes, ‘John Adams’ (2008), ‘Masters of Sex’ (2014), and ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ (2014-2015) where he appeared for 3 episodes, ‘Paranoid’ (2016) where he played for 4 episodes, ’Succession’ (2019-Present) where he appeared for 5 episodes, ‘American Horror Story: Coven’(2013-2014) for 7 episodes, ‘Magic City’ (2012-2013) where he appeared for 16 episodes and 19 episodes of ‘Yellowstone’ with Josh Lucas (2018-2019) where he played the main role of Dan Jenkins.

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As a Director

Danny Huston made his directorial debut in the year 1988 when he directed the movie, ‘Mr. North’. He has also directed movies like ‘Becoming Colette’ in 1991, ‘The Maddening’ in 1995, ‘The Ice Princess’ in 1996, and ‘The Last Photograph’ in 2017.



Danny Huston became the winner of the Phoenix Film Critics Society’s Best Cast award with the cast of ’21 Grams’ in 2004 and the Satellite Awards’ Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture award for ‘The Constant Gardener’ in 2005. Moreover, he has also won the Montreal World Film Festival’s Best Actor award for his work in ‘Playoff’ in the year 2011.


Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Danny Huston has an approximate net worth of $3 million.


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