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Already a director with several film and television projects to his credit, Danny Huston began to take small roles as an actor with a view towards enhancing his filmmaking skills. Acting soon became his metier, as he found his breakthrough role, starring in Bernard Rose's ivansxtc as Hollywood agent Ivan Beckman. The film was nominated for four Independent Spirit Awards, including his nod for Best Male Lead.
Mr. Huston's other film credits as actor include Mike Figgis' Leaving Las Vegas, Timecode, and Hotel; Jonathan Glazer's Birth (starring opposite Nicole Kidman); Bernard Rose's Anna Karenina; John Sayles' Silver City; Martin Scorsese's Academy Award-winning The Aviator; and, also for Focus Features, Alejandro González Iñárritu's award-winning 21 Grams.
He next stars in John Hillcoat's The Proposition (opposite Guy Pearce); Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette (as Joseph II, opposite Kirsten Dunst); and Oliver Parker's Fade to Black (as Orson Welles, opposite Paz Vega).
Born in Rome, Mr. Huston was raised in Ireland and London, with stays in Mexico and the United States. He currently lives in Los Angeles.