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Anjelica Huston


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Anjelica Huston (born July 8, 1951) is an American actress and former fashion model.
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.
Anjelica Huston is the daughter of director and actor John Huston and Italian-American prima ballerina Enrica 'Ricki' Soma from New York. Huston spent most of her childhood in Ireland and England. She grew up in Clarence House near Galway. In 1969, she began taking a few small roles in her father's movies. In that same year, her mother, who was 39 years old, died in a car accident, and Huston relocated to the United States, where she modeled for several years. She has an older brother Tony, a younger maternal half-sister named Allegra, whom she called "Legs", and a younger paternal half-brother Danny.
Deciding to focus more on movies, in the