She also starred in the Hollywood blockbuster, Ever After: She was then cast as Morticia Addams, in the hugely successful movie adaptation of The Addams Family. Her first directorial credit was Bastard Out of Carolina , followed by Agnes Browne , in which she both directed and starred, and then Riding the Bus with My Sister The letter, signed by over twenty five high-profile individuals from the entertainment business, was addressed to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and urged him to "personally intervene" to secure the release of Nobel Peace Prize recipient Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma. The two first met on the set of the film when she was four years old while Peck was in costume as Captain Ahab. She does not have any children. Directing career[ edit ] Huston has recently expanded her horizons, following in her father's footsteps in the director's chair. In , Huston was in the film Horrid Henry: In the same year, her mother, who was 39 years old, died in a car accident, and she relocated to the U. She began other small roles too, substituting, for example, her hands for Deborah Kerr 's in the British Casino Royale and advanced to bigger roles in , starring in A Walk with Love and Death , where she played the year-old French noblewoman Claudia. The couple lived in a three-story  house, designed by Graham, at 69 Windward Avenue in Venice, California , until his death on December 27, In , she reprised the role for the sequel Addams Family Values. Huston wrote her memoirs as one page book; she split it into two books at her publisher's urging. Later, her father cast her as Maerose, daughter of a Mafia don whose love is scorned by a hit man Jack Nicholson in the film adaptation of Richard Condon 's Mafia-satire novel Prizzi's Honor Huston won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance, making her the first person in Academy Award history to win an Oscar when a parent and a grandparent had also won one.