Anjelica Huston (born July 8, 1951) is an American actress. Huston became the third generation of her family to win an Academy Award, for her performance in 1985’s Prizzi’s Honor, joining her father, director John Huston, and grandfather, actor Walter Huston. She later was nominated in 1989 and 1990 for her acting in Enemies, a Love Story and The Grifters respectively. Among her roles, she starred as Morticia Addams in The Addams Family(1991) and Addams Family Values (1993), receiving Golden Globe nominations for both. Huston also played the Grand High Witch in the children’s movie The Witches in 1990 and is, more recently, known for her frequent collaborations with director Wes Anderson. She is also the author of the book A Story Lately Told.
Huston has an older brother, Tony, a younger maternal half-sister named Allegra, who she called “Legs”, a younger paternal half-brother, actor Danny Huston, and an adoptive older brother, Pablo. She is the aunt of Boardwalk Empire actor Jack Huston. Reference
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