Walter Thomas Huston (; né Houghston; April 5, 1883 – April 7, 1950) was a Canadian actor and singer. Huston won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by his son John Huston. He is the patriarch of the four generations of the Huston acting family, including his son John, Anjelica Huston, Danny Huston, Allegra Huston, and Jack Huston. The family has produced three generations of Academy Award winners: Walter, his son John, and John's daughter Anjelica Huston.
Birth and Death Data: Born April 5th, 1883 (Toronto), Died April 7th, 1950 (Hollywood)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1946
Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||73574||5/16/1946||Abraham Lincoln walks at midnight (Lindsay)||Walter Huston||speaker|
|Decca||73575||5/16/1946||Lincoln, the man of the people (Markham)||Frank Luther||speaker|
|Decca||73576||5/16/1946||O Captain.my captain (Whitman)||Walter Huston||speaker|
|Decca||L 3665||10-in.||10/31/1944||Lost in the stars||Walter Huston||speaker|
|Decca||L 3666||10-in.||10/31/1944||September song||Walter Huston||speaker|
|Decca||L 3667||10-in.||10/31/1944||Hail Columbia (Hopkinson)-1||Walter Huston||speaker|
|Decca||L 3672||10-in.||11/1/1944||Warren's address to the American soldiers (Pierpont) ; Concord hymn (Emerson)||Walter Huston||speaker|
|Decca||L 3914||10-in.||8/16/1945||Rip Van Winkle: Part 1||Walter Huston||speaker|
|Decca||L 3915||10-in.||8/16/1945||Rip Van Winkle: Part 2||Walter Huston||speaker|
|Decca||L 3916||10-in.||8/16/1945||Rip Van Winkle: Part 3||Walter Huston||speaker|
|Decca||L 3917||10-in.||8/16/1945||Rip Van Winkle: Part 4||Walter Huston||speaker|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Huston, Walter," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104941.
Huston, Walter. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104941.
"Huston, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.
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