16 Cheerful Truths You Did Not Know About Anjelica Huston

1. She also received Academy Award nominations for Enemies, a Love Story .

2. Huston received British Academy Award nominations for her work in the Woody Allen films Crimes and Misdemeanors .

3. Among her other roles, she starred as Morticia Addams in The Addams Family .

4. She has frequently collaborated with director Wes Anderson, including The Royal Tenenbaums .

5. In the same year, her mother, who was 39 years old, died in a car accident, and Anjelica relocated to the U.S., where she modeled for several years.

6. While she modeled, she worked with photographers such as Richard Avedon and Bob Richardson.

7. Huston has an older brother, Tony, a younger maternal half-sister named Allegra, whom she called “Legs”, a younger paternal half-brother, actor Danny Huston, and an adopted older brother, Pablo.

8. Deciding to focus more on movies, in the early 1980s she studied acting.

9. Later, her father cast her as Maerose, daughter of a Mafia don whose love is scorned by a hit man .

10. Huston won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance, making her the first person in Academy Award history to win an Oscar when a parent and a grandparent had also won one.

11. She was then cast as Morticia Addams, in the hugely successful 1991 movie adaptation of The Addams Family.

12. In 1993, she reprised the role for the sequel Addams Family Values.

13. Anjelica also starred in the 1998 Hollywood blockbuster, Ever After: A Cinderella Story alongside Drew Barrymore and Melanie Lynskey as the Baroness Rodmilla De Ghent.

14. She voiced the role of Queen Clarion in the Disney Fairies film series starring Tinker Bell.

15. On January 22, 2010, Huston was honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

16. Huston later appeared on the NBC television series, Smash, portraying Broadway producer Eileen Rand.

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