June 15, 2012 |
Nearly every character on "Smash" belted out a tune at some point during the first season of NBC's backstage musical drama. Still, it came as a surprise when Anjelica Huston made her professional singing debut at age 60 by crooning a tender rendition of Maxwell Anderson and Kurt Weill's 1938 ballad "September Song. " From her Venice Beach home, Huston notes, " 'September Song' is particularly poignant for me because it made my grandfather famous on Broadway in a show called 'Knickerbocker Holiday.' It says so much about how each moment becomes golden and precious with the passage of time.