'The Addams Family': Where Is Anjelica Huston Now?

Anjelica Huston at An Evening Of SeriousFun Celebrating The Legacy Of Paul Newman at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, 2015

9. August 2019 - 11:50 Uhr / Laura Pérez

"Morticia Addams" is one of the most popular TV characters from the 1990's and the role was portrayed by Anjelica Huston in The Addams Family. The actress has been active in the film industry for more than 4 decades! Do you know what is she up to now? Luckily for you we have all the information about her most recent work!

Best known for her role as "Morticia Addams" in The Addams Family during the 1990's, Anjelica Huston has been active in show business since she was little due to the fact that she grew up in a family full of artists! Her mother Enrica Soma was a ballet dancer, and her father John Huston was a film director and actor, that's why she actually started to act by taking a few small roles in her father's movies in the late 1960's; however, her major breakthrough was in 1969 at the age of 18 in the film A Walk with Love and Death. During the 1970's she also worked as a model. 

 as "Morticia" in The Addams Family, 1993

In 1985 she portrayed "Maerose" in her father's film Prizzi's Honorwhich earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, becoming the third generation of her family to receive an Oscar, joining her father and grandfather Walter Huston, very prominent figures in the film industry. But it seems that Anjelica's career has only reached high peaks! In the 1990's she won two Golden Globe awards for her role as "Morticia Addams" in The Addams Family and its sequel, where she shared credits with Raul Julia and other celebrities. In 1996 the actress followed in her father's footsteps and made her debut as a director with the film Bastard out of Carolinawhich received positive reviews.

Anjelica Huston as "Morticia" and Raul Julia as "Gomez" in The Addams Family, 1991

What has Anjelica Huston done recently and where is she now? 

Anjelica Huston has not stopped acting since she was a little kid! Some of her most recent professional credits include films like Material Girls (2006), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), The Big Year (2011), and The Cleanse (2016). She is currently working on the upcoming British-Canadian animated comedy film Arctic Justice: Thunder Squadwhere she will voice "Maureen." In television, her most recent work was in the 2018 comedy series Angie Tribecaand in the past few years she also appeared in the supernatural drama series Medium as well as in Huff.

Anjelica Huston at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California, 2017

Three quick facts about The Addams Family star Anjelica Huston

-Anjelica Huston had a relationship with actor Jack Nicholson in the early 1970's, but they split in 1990. In 1992, she married sculptor Robert Graham and lived with him for 16 years until he passed away. The actress does not have any children.

-She loves animals, especially cats! In 1996 during an appearance on The Rosie O'Donnell ShowAnjelica Huston revealed that she had eight outdoor cats and three indoor cats

-She is an avid reader and speaks French fluently

Anjelica Huston and Robert Graham at the Broad Contemporary Art Museum opening at LACMA, Los Angeles, California, 2008