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A collection of interesting quotes by Walter Huston on people, transparency, voice, worry, ageing, etc.

6 Quotes By Walter Huston

Famous As: Actor

Born On: April 5, 1883

Died On: April 7, 1950

Born In: Toronto, Canada

Died At Age: 67

Walter Huston was a Canadian actor and singer. He is best known for his performance in the 1948 film ‘The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.’ He won an ‘Academy Award’ for the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ for his role in the film. He started his ‘Broadway’ career in 1924 in the play ‘Mr. Pitt.’ He made his screen debut as ‘Wickland Snell’ in the 1929 film ‘Gentlemen of the Press.’ His portrayal of ‘Trampas’ in ‘The Virginian’ (1929) was his first significant role. Some of his popular films include ‘The Criminal Code’ (1930), ‘A House Divided’ (1931), ‘Dodsworth’ (1936), ‘The Devil and Daniel Webster’ (1941), ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy’ (1942), and ‘The Furies’ (1950). ‘Summer Holiday’ (1948) is his least successful film.

Just because I've stopped working doesn't mean that I've stopped being helpful.

Walter Huston

If I were you boys, I wouldn't talk or even think about women. It ain't good for your health.

Walter Huston

Hell, I ain't paid to make good lines sound good. I'm paid to make bad lines sound good.

Walter Huston

Have you ever noticed how transparent people are when you really look at them?

Walter Huston

I was certainly a better actor after my five years in Hollywood. I had learned to be natural - never to exaggerate. I found I could act on the stage in just the same way as I had acted in a studio: using my ordinary voice, eliminating gestures, keeping everything extremely simple.

Walter Huston

I've got to make a new life for myself, I'm out to learn how to enjoy my leisure now that I'm retired. I've been doing things people expected of me always. I want to feel free. I want to sit under a linden tree with nothing more important to worry about than the temperature of the beer, if there is anything more important.

Walter Huston