We’re counting down the 40 days to NYWIFT’s 40th Anniversary Muse Awards with a look at some of our favorite honorees, all women of vision and achievement who have contributed to the film and television industry. Join us as we look back at #Muse40for40, and buy your tickets for the Muse Awards on Tuesday, December 10th at nywift.org/muse!
#25: Anjelica Huston
By Margarita Sophia Cortes
Anjelica Huston is an Academy-Award winning actress and daughter of Oscar-winning director, screenwriter and actor John Huston. The Huston family is the first family to have three generations of Oscar winners, including her grandfather Walter Huston. Some of Anjelica’s most noted films includes The Postman Always Rings Twice, Prizzi’s Honor, Gardens of Stone, The Addams Family, The Addams Family Values, The Royal Tannenbaums and The Grifters; not to mention The Dead directed by her father as his final film before he passed away.
“Where there is age there is evolution, where there is life there is growth.” – Anjelica Huston
Actress, food and travel writer, cookbook author, and television personality Madhur Jaffrey began her illustrious career in Delhi, India, where she performed in school Shakespeare plays and dramas on All India Radio, eventually appearing in acclaimed theatrical productions on the Indian stage.READ MORE