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Job Actor, film director, activist
Years active 1941-2003
Top Roles Maj. Matt Lewis, Moses / God, Gen. Andrew Jackson, Maj. Amos Charles Dundee, Ramon Miguel 'Mike' Vargas
Top GenresDrama, Romance, Historical, Adventure, Action, Western
Top TopicsBook-Based, Period Piece, Romance (Drama)
Top Collaborators (Director), , (Director),
Shares birthday with Buster Keaton, H.E. Aitken, George Sidney  see more..

Charlton Heston Overview:

Legendary actor, Charlton Heston, was born John Charles Carter on Oct 4, 1923 in Evanston, IL. Heston died at the age of 84 on Apr 5, 2008 in Beverly Hills, CA and was laid to rest in Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church Columbarium Cemetery in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County, CA.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Charlton Heston was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Actor for Ben-Hur (as Judah Ben-Hur) in 1959. He also won two Honorary Awards in 1977 and 1977 Charlton Heston .

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1959Best ActorBen-Hur (1959)Judah Ben-HurWon

Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)

YearAwardDescription
1977JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARDCharlton Heston

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Charlton Heston's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #119 on Jan 18, 1962. In addition, Heston was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum .

BlogHub Articles:

The Omega Man: as the Last (Uninfected) Human on Earth

By Rick29 on Jan 27, 2019 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

fires at a window. The Cafe staff recently conducted a poll on Twitter asking film fans to select their favorite adaptation of Richard Matheson’s sci fi-horror novel I Am Legend. To our surprise, the overwhelming choice was The Omega Man (1971), which starred a... Read full article


1968 Fest – Making A Monkey Out Of – Planet Of The Apes (1968)

By Michael on Apr 30, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

I find it hard to believe that in all the time that I’ve been writing this blog I’ve not written about one of my all-time favorite movies.Fortunately this 1968-fest gives me a chance to rectify that. I can’t remember how young I was when I first saw Planet of the Apes. One of the g... Read full article


Three Violent People (1956) with and Anne Baxter

By Orson De Welles on Jan 8, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This!Three Violent People seems like an intriguing film at its surface- and the collateral promotional material supports this thinking. On viewing, however, you get the sense that it is really a ‘B’ picture with an ‘A’ cast. True, or no? By the standards of the day, the... Read full article


Three Violent People (1956) with and Anne Baxter

By Orson De Welles on Jan 8, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This!Three Violent People seems like an intriguing film at its surface- and the collateral promotional material supports this thinking. On viewing, however, you get the sense that it is really a ‘B’ picture with an ‘A’ cast. True, or no? By the standards of the day, the... Read full article


Jane Wyman Romances and Natalie Wood Befriends a Miracle Dog

By Rick29 on May 8, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Compared to Jane Wyman's other "women's pictures" of the 1950s, Lucy Gallant is neither as good as All That Heaven Allows nor as bad as Magnificent Obsession. It also wasn't made by Douglas Sirk, though director Robert Parrish clearly intended to imitate Sirk's glossy melodramas. Wyman stars as t... Read full article


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Charlton Heston Quotes:

Gen. Charles 'Chinese' Gordon: If you, as a servant of your god, must use one hundred thousand warriors to destroy me, a solitary servant of my God, then you whisper to me Muhammed Ahmed: who will be remembered from Khartoum, your god or Mine?


Moses: Let my people go!


Alex: You'll be line rider up in ridge country. It pays $30 a month. You sure you rode line before?
Will Penny: Sure enough to have some might strong feelings about it.


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Cited actor Gary Cooper as a childhood role model. Heston starred opposite Cooper in The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959). Heston commended Cooper for being able to perform his own stunts, such as being under water for long periods of time, despite being in poor health and getting older.

He was considered, along with English actor Ronnie Barker, for the role of Claudius in the British series "I, Claudius" (1976), but the role went to the less famous Derek Jacobi instead.

Heston served on the Advisory Board of Accuracy in the Media (AIM), a conservative media "watchdog" group founded by the late Reed Irvine.

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