Birth Name: Daniel Sallis Huston
Place of Birth: Rome, Italy
Date of Birth: May 14, 1962
*English, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), distant German, remote Portuguese (father)
*English, Indian (mother)
Danny Huston is an American actor, writer, and director. He is the son of film director John Huston and actress Zoe Sallis. His half-sister is actress Anjelica Huston and his half-nephew is actor Jack Huston. He was previously married to actress Virginia Madsen.
Danny’s father had Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, English, distant German, as well as remote Portuguese, ancestry. Danny is of 1/1024 Portuguese ancestry, through his descent from a Portuguese immigrant named Domingo Madeiros. Danny’s mother is of Anglo-Indian (a mix of English and Indian) ancestry.
Danny’s paternal grandfather was Walter Huston (Walter Thomas Huston, an actor, the son of Robert Moore Houghston and Elizabeth McGibbon). Walter was a Canadian-born, Oscar-winning actor, as well as a singer. Robert was the son of Alexander Huston, who was born in Tobermore, County Derry, Ireland, and of Margaret Moore, from County Armagh, Ireland. Elizabeth had Scottish ancestry, and was the daughter of Donald Dugald/Dougald McGibbon and Mary Stewart.
Danny’s paternal grandmother was Rhea Gore (the daughter of John Marcellus Gore and Adelia Frances Richardson). John was the son of William C. Gore and Jane Unicia Farley. Adelia was the daughter of William Pitt Richardson and Sarah Elizabeth Smith.
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