TALK SHOW WITH HARPER SIMON | EPISODE 24
Anjelica Huston on Steinbeck, Wes Anderson, Elephants, and Working with Her Father John Huston
The daughter of film director John Huston, Anjelica Huston got her start in show business through small parts in her father’s films. Her first significant film role was in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981). In 1985, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Prizzi’s Honor. She is an icon of stage and screen, and is an outspoken activist for human and animal rights.
Anjelica Huston discusses working with Wes Anderson, her father John Huston, the cocaine-fueled 1970s, and the need to stop poaching elephants with Harper Simon in this uncensored episode of Talk Show. Huston looks back on her time as understudy for Marianne Faithful, growing up around John Steinbeck and Jean Paul Sartre, and her charming introduction to Harper in a wide ranging interview that even touches on her previous relationships with Jack Nicholson and Ryan O’Neal. For a conversation unlike any other, tune in to Harper Simon’s Talk Show.