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  • John Huston

    Born on August 5, 1906 in Nevada, Missouri

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Chinatown (1974)

John Huston as "Noah Cross"

When Los Angeles private eye J.J. "Jake" Gittes (Jack Nicholson) is hired by Evelyn Mulwray to investigate her husband's activities, he believes it's a routine infidelity case. Jake's investigation soon becomes anything but routine when he meets the real Mrs. Mulwray (Faye Dunaway) and realizes he was hired by an imposter. Mr. Mulwray's sudden death sets Gittes on a tangled trail of corruption, deceit and sinister family secrets as Evelyn's father (John Huston) becomes a suspect in the case.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974) Nominated Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1974) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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