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Anjelica Huston stars in "Smash" on NBC as Eileen.

On the big screen, Huston stars in the comedy "50/50," alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Anna Kendrick, and David Frankel's "The Big Year," opposite Owen Wilson, Jack Black and Steve Martin.

Anjelica Huston is an award-winning actress and director who continues her renowned family's legacy in film, which began with her grandfather, Walter Huston, and her father, John Huston. Anjelica recently starred in Clark Gregg's directorial debut, "Choke," opposite Sam Rockwell and Kelly MacDonald. The dark comedy won the Sundance Special Jury Prize in 2008 for work by an ensemble cast. She also was seen recently in an acclaimed cameo in "The Darjeeling Limited," directed by Wes Anderson and starring Adrien Brody, Owen Wilson, and Jason Schwartzman, and in "When in Rome," starring Kristin Bell and Josh Duhamel.

Throughout her career, Huston has received a multitude of awards for her work, including multiple honors from the National Society of Film Critics, the National Board of Review, two Independent Spirit Awards, the Los Angeles, New York and Boston Film Critics, and an honor from Women in Film. She has received multiple Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Emmy nominations, as well as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Maerose Prizzi in "Prizzi's Honor," making the Huston family the first to include three generations of Oscar winners. Huston also won a Golden Globe Award for her role in HBO's original movie "Iron Jawed Angels."

Huston's additional credits include memorable turns in the hit "Addams Family" and "Addams Family Values" films as well as in Stephen Frears' "The Grifters," Wes Anderson's "The Royal Tenenbaums" and "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou," Nicholas Roeg's "The Witches," Woody Allen's "Manhattan Murder Mystery" and "Crimes and Misdemeanors," Paul Mazursky's "Enemies: A Love Story," Sean Penn's "The Crossing Guard," Frances Ford Coppola's "Gardens of Stone," Mira Nair's "The Perez Family," and her father's final film, "The Dead."

Her directorial debut was an unflinching adaptation of Dorothy Allison's best-selling memoir, "Bastard Out of Carolina," which garnered Huston critical acclaim. She received an Emmy nomination for her work on the controversial drama as well as a Director's Guild nomination. Huston directed, produced and starred in "Agnes Browne," which was presented at the Directors' Fortnight at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.

Additional film credits include "Ever After," "Seraphim Falls," "The Golden Bowl," "A Handful of Dust," "Mr. North," Vincent Gallo's "Buffalo '66," "Art School Confidential" and Clint Eastwood's "Blood Work."

Her television credits include Robert Ludlum's "Covert One: The Hades Factor," as well as a recurring role on Showtime's original series "Huff," starring Hank Azaria. Huston received Emmy nominations for her performance in the CBS miniseries "Buffalo Girls," her performance opposite Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones in the miniseries "Lonesome Dove," her performance opposite Sam Neill in the television film "Family Pictures," and her work in the TNT miniseries "The Mists of Avalon." Huston also starred on "Medium" opposite Patricia Arquette in a seven-episode arc that debuted in January 2008 for which she received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.

Huston currently serves on the board of directors at the National University of Ireland Galway's John Huston School of Film and Digital Media. She is a member of the Film Foundation's Artists Rights Council and the Save the Chimps Advisory Council. Recently, Huston has served as a spokesperson for PETA and the US Campaign for Burma.

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Age: 65 years old
Birthday: July 8, 1951
Height: 5' 10"
Nickname: Angel
Birthplace: Santa Monica, CA
Husband: Robert Graham (5/23/1992 - 12/27/2008, his death)

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