#278 John Huston / Joan Hickson – 05 August 1906

John Huston

John Marcellus Huston (August 5, 1906 – August 28, 1987) was an American film director, screenwriter and actor. He wrote most of the 37 feature films he directed, many of which are today considered “classics”: The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), Key Largo (1948), The Asphalt Jungle (1950), The African Queen (1951), Moulin Rouge (1952), The Misfits (1961), and The Man Who Would Be King (1975). During his 46-year career, Huston received 15 Oscar nominations, winning twice, and directed both his father, Walter Huston, and daughter, Anjelica Huston to Oscar wins in different films.

Joan Hickson

Joan Hickson OBE (5 August 1906 – 17 October 1998) was an English actress of theatre, film and television, famed for playing Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple in the television series Miss Marple.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Huston
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Hickson

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