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date: 26 October 2020

Huston, Johnlocked

(05 August 1906–28 August 1987)
  • Tom Stempel


Huston, John (05 August 1906–28 August 1987), film director and screenwriter, was born in Nevada, Missouri, the son of Walter Huston, an actor, and Rhea Gore Huston, a journalist. When Huston was three years old, his parents separated, divorcing three years later, and he was raised by his mother. He did not finish high school, although he later studied at the Art Students League in Los Angeles. In 1924 he went to live with his father, who was about to star in the first New York production of ...

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