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Following her extraordinary Vanity Fair, evocative The New York Times, magically beautiful The Boston Globe, gorgeously written O, The Oprah Magazine coming-of-age memoir, Academy Award-winning actress Anjelica Huston writes about her relationship with Jack Nicholson, her rise to stardom, her work with the greatest directors in Hollywood, her love affair with her husband, and much more. Anjelica Huston was twenty-nine years old and trying to create a place for herself as an actress in Hollywood when the director Tony Richardson said to her Poor little you. So much talent and so little to show for it. Youre never going to do anything with your life. Tony had a singsong voice, like one of his own parrots, but there was no mistaking the edge. Perhaps youre right, I answered.



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Anjelica Huston

Anjelica Huston is an American actress. Huston became the third generation of her family to win an Academy Award, when she won Best Supporting Actress for her performance in 1985's Prizzi's Honor, joining her father, director John Huston, and grandfather, actor Walter Huston. She also received Academy Award nominations for Enemies, a Love Story (1989) and The Grifters (1990) .Huston received British Academy Award nominations for her work in the Woody Allen films Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) and Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) . Among her other roles, she starred as Morticia Addams in The Addams Family (1991) and Addams Family Values (1993) , receiving Golden Globe nominations for both, and played the Grand High Witch in the children's movie The Witches (1990) . She also played Mrs. Gwyneth Harrigan in Daddy Daycare (2003) . She has frequently collaborated with director Wes Anderson, including The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) .



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