Huston co-starred with Joan Crawford in the 1932 drama Rain.
Huston starred in the title role of Shakespeare's Othello on Broadway in 1937 but the play only lasted 21 performances.
Huston was cremated upon his death and his ashes are buried next to those of his third wife in the Belmont Memorial Park cemetary in Fresno.
In his younger days, Huston studied to be an engineer before being bitten by the acting bug.
Huston was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1937 for Dodsworth but did not win.
Huston was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1942 for The Devil and Daniel Webster but did not win.
Huston was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1943 for Yankee Doodle Dandy but did not win.
Huston stood 6 feet tall in his prime.
Huston played a bit part in the classic 1941 private eye film The Maltese Falcon. The picture marked son John's directoral debut.
Huston's first big splash on the Broadway stage was in Eugene O'Neill's play Desire Under the Elms.
Huston, son John, and granddaughter Anjelica are the only Hollywood family to win Academy Awards over three generations.
Huston is the grandfather of actress Anjelica Huston.
Huston's only child was a son, John, with first wife Rhea Gore.
Huston was married three times: to Rhea Gore from 1904 to 1912, to Bayonne Whipple from 1915 to 1924, and to Ninetta Sunderland from 1931 until his death.
Huston won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1949 for Treasure of the Sierra Madre. His son, John, directed the film.
Huston's final film was The Furies released in 1950.
In famed director D. W. Griffith's only talking film he cast Huston in the title role of 1930's Abraham Lincoln.
Huston's first major film role was in the 1929 western The Virginian in which he co-starred with Gary Cooper.
Huston has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6626 Hollywood Boulevard.
Huston: Hell, I ain't paid to make good lines sound good. I'm paid to make bad lines sound good.