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1. August 5, 1906

2. Nevada, Missouri

3. John Marcellus Huston

4. He was a lightweight boxer.

5. Painter

6. H. L. Mencken

7. William Wyler

8. He accidentally struck and killed a Hollywood dancer, Tosca Roulien, while driving on Sunset Boulevard on September 25, 1933.

9. Jezebel, The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, Juarez, Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet, Sergeant York, High Sierra and The Maltese Falcon. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his writing for Ehrlich, Sergeant York and The Maltese Falcon.

10. The Maltese Falcon

11. Report from the Aleutians (1943), about soldiers preparing for combat, The Battle of San Pietro (1944), the story (censored by the Army) of a failure by America's intelligence agencies which resulted in many deaths, and Let There Be Light (1945), about psychologically damaged veterans, also censored for 35 years, until 1981.

12. The Stranger

13. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre - Huston won Oscars for Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay; his father won for Best Supporting Actor.

14. Claire Trevor

15. The Asphalt Jungle

16. The African Queen

17. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Comte Alphonse de Toulouse-Lautrec

18. The Misfits

19. The Cardinal

20. Walter Huston and Anjelica Huston

21. Sydney Greenstreet, Walter Huston, Claire Trevor, Sam Jaffe, Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, José Ferrer, Colette Marchand, Deborah Kerr, Grayson Hall, Susan Tyrrell, Albert Finney, Anjelica Huston, Jack Nicholson and William Hickey. Bogart and Trevor won Oscars for their performances, as did Huston's father Walter Huston and daughter Anjelica Huston.

22. The Hustons were the first family to have three generations of Oscar winners.

23. Dorothy Jeanne Harvey (October 17, 1926 - August 18, 1933) (divorced), Lesley Black (October 3, 1937 - 1945) (divorced), Evelyn Keyes (July 23, 1946 - February 10, 1950) (divorced) 1 adopted child, Enrica Sonia Soma (February 11, 1950 - January 29, 1969) (her death) 2 natural children and 1 adopted child, Zoe Sallis (partner) 1 son Danny Huston and Celeste Shane (August 8, 1972 - July 21, 1975) (divorced)

24. Pablo Huston (adopted), Walter Antony "Tony" Huston (b. April 16, 1950), Anjelica Huston (b. July 9, 1951), Danny Huston (b. May 14, 1962) and Allegra Huston (b. August 26, 1964) (adopted)

25. August 28, 1987 in Middletown, Rhode Island (pneumonia and emphysema)

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