Jack Alexander Huston (born 7 December 1982) is an English actor. He appeared as Richard Harrow in the HBO television drama series Boardwalk Empire. He also had a supporting role in the 2013 film American Hustle, played the eponymous Ben-Hur in the 2016 historical drama, and appeared as one of the main characters in the fourth season of the FX anthology series Fargo (2020).
Huston began dating American model Shannan Click in 2011. Huston and Click have one daughter born in 2013, and one son born in 2016.
Huston was born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, the son of Lady Margot Lavinia (née Cholmondeley) and actor, writer, and assistant director Tony Huston. Huston decided to become an actor at the age of six, after playing the title role in a school production of Peter Pan. He later attended Hurtwood House, a drama institute.His mother is English and his father is American. His paternal aunt is actress Anjelica Huston, and his paternal uncle is actor Danny Huston. His paternal grandparents were American director John Huston (who became an Irish citizen) and model/dancer Enrica Soma, and his maternal grandparents were The 6th Marquess of Cholmondeley and Lavinia Margaret (née Leslie). Huston is the nephew of The 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley. On his father's side, he has Italian, Irish, Scottish, Scotch-Irish, Welsh, and English ancestry, and is a great-grandson of Canadian actor Walter Huston.Through his maternal grandfather's father, The 5th Marquess of Cholmondeley, Huston is descended from Sir Robert Walpole, the first Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Great Britain. Jack's maternal grandfather's mother, Sybil, Marchioness of Cholmondeley, was from a Jewish family (from Iraq, India, and Germany); through Sybil, Jack is descended from both David Sassoon, the Treasurer of Baghdad, and Mayer Amschel Rothschild, who founded the Rothschild family international banking dynasty.
Movies & TV shows
The chilling true story of a newly married FBI poster boy assigned to a mountain town in Kentucky. He was drawn into an affair with a woman who was poor. It's a ticket to disaster for both of them, be...
Pennsylvania was founded in the mid-sixties. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Frank will be sent to Chicago to hel...
Tokyo, Japan, 1989. Lucy Fly, a foreigner who works as a translator, begins a passionate relationship with Teiji, a mysterious man.
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The modern-day descendants of the Romanov family are the focus of an anthology series.
An Actor Prepares
After suffering a heart attack, a world-famous and hard-drinking actor is forced to drive across country with his estranged son—who testified against him in his parents' divorce—on one last madcap adv...
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The true crime anthology series takes a deep dive into the dark, twisted minds of terrorists and follows the brave souls who hunt them down.
The Yellow Birds
Two young soldiers, Bartle and Murph, navigate the terrors of the Iraq war under the command of an older, troubled Sergeant. Bartle made a promise to the mother.
The ex-cop was forced to undertake a private crusade to bring the killer to justice before he could strike again after he received a series of lurid letters and emails from the serial killer. The nove...
The film celebrates England's resilience during World War II. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mi...
A nobleman who was wrongly accused is able to survive years of slavery to avenge his friend who betrayed him.
When a Hollywood star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming, the studio sends their "fixer" to get him back. The story was inspired by the career of Eddie Mannix.
The scenarios, characters, costumes, genres, and endings are unreliable and refuse the logic of conventional narrative.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
There is a zombie outbreak in this remake of Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes. Elizabeth Bennet is a master of martial arts and weap...
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The Great Fire
Inspired by the historical events of 1666 and with the decadent backdrop of King Charles II’s court, The Great Fire focuses on the circumstances which led to the catastrophic fire, Thomas Farriner’s f...
After false reports of his demise put him and his work on the map, an artist decided to continue the ruse by pretending to be his own brother. A reporter enters a man's life and has a profound effect ...
The stories in the anthology series are based in and around Minnesota.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon took over as the permanent replacement for Jay Leno. The program was brought back to New York after 42 years in Los Angeles.
A Rose Reborn
A brilliant young CEO from London is thinking about selling his invention to a Chinese billionaire. In order to meet his potential investor, our hero must face a number of challenges, including journe...
Kill Your Darlings
The great poets of the beat generation were drawn together by a murder in 1944.
A conman and his seductive partner are forced to work for a wild FBI agent, who pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and the Mafia.
Night Train to Lisbon
Raimund Gregorius, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from jumping to her death, stumbles upon a book by a Portuguese author, which compelled him to abandon his boring life and embark on an exc...
Not Fade Away
A group of friends form a rock band in the 1960s and try to make it big.
In the years before the First World War, three Britons are drawn into fraught and ultimately tragic relations: Anglican Christopher Tietjens, second son of the lord of the manor of Groby, Yorkshire, w...
Using the book 'Fragments', which collects Marilyn Monroe's poems, notes and letters, and with participation from the Arthur Miller and Truman Capote estates who have contributed more material, each o...
Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director who commands respect and admiration from his fans. Can Jack Jr. be his son? His legacy should be maintained?
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Atlantic City is a place where the rules don't apply. The man who runs things, legally and otherwise, is the town's treasurer, Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, who is equal parts politician and mobster.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a vampire is on a quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob...
Howard Marks, a Welsh marijuana trafficker, was a huge success in the drug trade, as well as leading to dealings with both the IRA and British Intelligence. Marks' biography has the same title.
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This small New England town will never be the same after three very different women are drawn together by a mysterious man who has powers in each of them.
A comedy of manners with a cast of characters eating each other. Against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene, it casts an eye over the appetites and morality of some of...
Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.
Garden of Eden
A young American writer completes his service in WWI and travels across Europe with his wife and Italian girlfriend. The novel was written by Ernest Hemingway.
Miss Austen Regrets
An unmarried woman on the verge of her fortieth birthday reflects on her past suitors and the choices she once made while attempting to help her marriage minded niece choose between a number of potent...
During the reign of the Vikings, a man from another world crash-lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator. The vikings must use the weaponry of the man to fight the monster.
A group of American teens come to Ireland to visit a friend who is taking them on a camping trip in search of magic mushrooms. How can friends determine if what they are seeing is reality or imaginati...
In the 1960's, a wealthy woman met an artist. She becomes Warhol's muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a charismatic mus...
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Set against the backdrop of "The Vertical City" of Hong Kong, explore the vibrant lives of a close-knit expatriate community: where affluence is celebrated, friendships are intense but knowingly tempo...
Wash Me in the River
The dealers responsible for selling the drugs that resulted in the death of the man's fiancée are seeking revenge.