Award-winning actor Danny Huston, known for his versatility and dramatic screen presence, is following in his family's footsteps, cultivating a storied career both in front of and behind the camera.
Last year, Huston starred in two films for Warners Bros. In Louis Leterrier's take on the classic CLASH OF THE TITANS, he played 'Poseidon,' God of the Sea, opposite Ralph Fiennes and Liam Neeson. In Martin Campbell's thriller EDGE OF DARKNESS, he appeared alongside Mel Gibson as a suspicious businessman involved in a corporate conspiracy. The film, produced by Academy Award winner Graham King, is based on the BBC miniseries of the same name.
Additionally, Huston was recently seen in Ridley Scott's ROBIN HOOD, for Universal. He starred as 'King Richard' to Russell Crow's 'Robin Hood' and Cate Blanchett's 'Maid Marion.' Huston was also seen in Barry Levinson's "You Don't Know Jack," a biopic based on the life of Jack Kevorkian for HBO and Sngmoo Lee's THE WARRIOR WAY, a fantasy-action film also starring Kate Bosworth and Geoffrey Rush.
Also soon to be released is the Danny Moynihan comedy BOOGIE WOOGIE, set in London's international art scene, also starring Amanda Seyfried and Heather Graham.
Known as a writer, director and producer, Huston gave his breakthrough acting performance in the independent film IVANSXTC. Huston was nominated for Best Male Performance at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2003, for his portrayal of Hollywood talent agent 'Ivan Beckman.' Huston has worked nonstop as an actor ever since.
Soon after, Huston appeared in Martin Scorsese's THE AVIATOR alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Alec Baldwin, for which the ensemble cast was nominated for a 2004 SAG Award. In 2006, Huston received the Golden Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as 'Sandy Woodrow' in Fernando Meirelles' THE CONSTANT GARDNER. That same year, Huston starred in the critically acclaimed Australian western THE PROPOSITION alongside Guy Pearce and Emily Watson. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
Huston also starred in the British independent features ALPHA MALE and Oliver Parker's FADE TO BLACK, in which he played 'Orson Welles' alongside Christopher Walken and Paz Vega. He has collaborated several times with British directors Mike Figgis and Bernard Rose, most recently with Rose on THE KREUTZER SONATA, which premiered at the 2008 Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Huston's other film credits include BIRTH, SILVER CITY, MARIE ANTOINETTE, THE NUMBER 23, THE KINGDOM, HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE and 30 DAYS OF NIGHT. He recently portrayed 'Samuel Adams' in the award-winning HBO miniseries "John Adams." Last summer, he starred as villainous army colonel 'William Stryker' in the FOX blockbuster franchise X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE.
Huston was born in Rome and raised in Ireland and London. He currently lives in Los Angeles with daughter Stella.