Jack Huston Biography

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Score: 6.77 / 10
Released: August 19, 2016
Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Producer: Sean Daniel, Duncan Henderson, Joni Levin, Mark Burnett
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Moises Arias
Genre: Drama
Length: 124 minutes
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Jack Huston Biography

JACK HUSTON

Date of Birth: December 7, 1982

The grandson of Oscar-winning director/writer/actor John Huston and the great grandson of Oscar-winning (Toronto-born) actor Walter Huston, Jack Huston obviously comes by his talent naturally.

Born in London, England, Jack emerged as one of the hottest young actors to watch after his 2002 appearance in Mrs. Warren's Profession on the London stage for director Peter Hall, starring Brenda Blethyn.

On the big screen he's played opposite Al Pacino in Wilde Salome (2010), portrayed the handsome but shallow Royce King in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) and starred opposite Rhys Ifans and David Thewlis in Bernard Rose's Mr Nice (2010).

On television Jack enjoyed a regular role on the short-lived ABC-TV series Eastwicke from 2009 to 2010. However, he recovered by picking up the important role of Richard Harrow on the acclaimed HBO series Boardwalk Empire, from 2010 to 2014. Along with Steve Buscemi and Michael Shannon, he enjoyed visibility in the majority of the 57 episodes.

Earlier films include the teen thriller Shrooms, The Weinstein Co.'s Outlander with James Caviezel and John Hurt, Factory Girl with Sienna Miller, Garden Of Eden with Mena Suvari, and Shrink alongside Kevin Spacey and Robin Williams, which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

In the motion picture The Longest Ride (2015), based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, Jack played the younger version of Alan Alda's character, Ira. Jack also played Judah Ben-Hur in the epic remake Ben-Hur (2016), Ellis Cole in the dramedy Their Finest (2017), Sergeant Sterling in the war drama The Yellow Birds (2017), and Paul in the comedy An Actor Prepares (2017).

Two years later, he worked with renowned director Martin Scorsese when he was cast as Robert Kennedy in the gangster film The Irishman (2019), which debuted in theaters before moving to Netflix, which provided the funding. The critically acclaimed film was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 2020 and stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel.

Also in 2020, television viewers were able to appreciate the quality of his work by watching the fourth season of the FX channel's Fargo series.

Jack and his girlfriend, Shannan Click, are the parents of a girl named Sage Lavinia and a son named Cypress Night.

Filmography:

Antebellum (2020)
Earthquake Bird (2019)
The Irishman (2019)
Above Suspicion (2019)
An Actor Prepares (2017)
The Yellow Birds (2017)
Their Finest (2017)
Ben-Hur (2016)
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)
The Longest Ride (2015)
Posthumous (2014)
American Hustle (2013)
Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Not Fade Away (2012)
2 Jacks (2012)
The Hot Potato (2012)
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
Mr. Nice (2010)
Boogie Woogie (2009)
Shrink (2009)
The Garden of Eden (2008)
Outlander (2008)
Shrooms (2007)
Factory Girl (2006)
Neighborhood Watch (2004)


Filmography

Actor Antebellum (2020)
Actor The Yellow Birds (2018)
Actor Their Finest (2017)
Actor Ben-Hur (2016)
Actor Ben-Hur 3D (2016)
Actor The Longest Ride (2015)
Actor American Hustle (2013)
Actor Not Fade Away (2012)
Actor Mr. Nice (2011)
Actor Boogie Woogie (2010)
Actor Outlander (2009)
Actor Shrink (2009)
Actor Shrooms (2008)