Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston
1923 - 2008
Charlton Heston  American Actor

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Charlton Heston was previously married to Lydia Clarke (1944 - 2008).

Charlton Heston was in a relationship with Katy Jurado (1953).


American Actor Charlton Heston was born John Charles Carter on 4th October, 1923 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA and passed away on 5th Apr 2008 Beverly Hills, California, USA aged 84. He is most remembered for 'The Ten Commandments' (1956) 'Ben-Hur' (1959) & 'Planet of the Apes' (1968). His zodiac sign is Libra.

Charlton Heston was in 9 on-screen matchups, including Ava Gardner in 55 Days at Peking (1963), Joan Hackett in Will Penny (1967), Linda Harrison in Planet of the Apes (1968), Rosalind Cash in The Omega Man (1971) and Donna Reed in The Far Horizons (1955).

Charlton Heston is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, American film actors and American television actors.


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Married1 65 years, 3 months - -
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Total2 65 years, 3 months 32 years, 7 months -


First Name Charlton
Last Name Heston
Full Name at Birth John Charles Carter
Alternative Name Chuck, Charlton Easton, Captured Slave Charlton Heston, Chuck Heston, John Charles Carter, Charlton Heston
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th October, 1923
Birthplace Wilmette, Illinois, USA
Died 5th April, 2008
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Buried Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church ColumbariumPacific Palisades, California, U.S.
Height 6' 3¼" (191 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature His deep, commanding voice..., Frequently played heroic or larger-than-life characters..., Lean yet muscular physique..., Most famous NRA / Second Amendment supporter..., Tall, well built and ruggedly handsome..., Renowned for playing a long list of historical figures, particularly in Biblical epics..., Chisel-jawed Hollywood icon..., One of the legendary figures of US cinema..., One of a handful of Hollywood actors to publicly speak out against racism and was active in the civil rights movement..., During the latter part of his movie career, he starred in films such as The Omega Man and Soylent Green, which have a strong environmental message..., He was president of the National Rifle Association from 1998 to 2003..., Career exceeded 60 years & 100 films..., He was sure that his work, as well as right diet and sport, gave him all he needed for successful career and happy life..., Eternal youth, the actor had always looked younger than his age..., Of mainly English (with some Scottish) descent..., Has been described as "a spiritual man" with an "earthy flair", who "respected religious traditions" and "particularly enjoyed the historical aspects of the Christian faith"..., He often wandered in the forest, "acting" out characters from books he had read..., The Hestons lived in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, where they worked as artists' models..., Heston's first professional movie appearance was the leading role at age 26 in Dark City, a 1950 film noir..., His breakthrough came when Cecil B. DeMille cast him as a circus manager in The Greatest Show on Earth, which was named by the Motion Picture Academy as the Best Picture of 1952...
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School [1941] New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL
University [1941-43] Northwestern University (classical drama scholarship)
Occupation Text Actor, Activist, Director, Writer, Trade Unionist, Stage Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame 'The Ten Commandments' (1956) 'Ben-Hur' (1959) & 'Planet of the Apes' (1968)
Music Genre (Text) Biblical Epic Films, Gun rights activism, Civil rights movement, Second World War Service, Classical Theatre Acting, Broadway Performances, Artists' Modelling
Year(s) Active .1941–2003.....................................CAREER, 1944–1946 (military service : WW2), 1965–1971 (16th President of the Screen Actors Guild), 1941–2003 (retired)
Associated Acts National Rifle Association (NRA), United States Army Air Forces, 77th Bombardment Squadron of the Eleventh Air Force, The Screen Actors Guild, The Winnetka Dramatist's Guild, US Department of Energy, CBS
Official Websites,,
Pets David Bradley (filmmaker colleague)

Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter; October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008) was an American actor and political activist.

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Charlton Heston84 LibraActor
Katy Jurado78 CapricornActress
Lydia Clarke95 AriesActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Holly AnnFemaleLydia Clarke
FraserMale12th February, 195567 years oldLydia Clarke


Genghis Khan: The Story of a Lifetime2010TrogulMovie
Rua Alguem 5555: My Father2003The Father (Josef Mengele)Movie
Cats & Dogs2001The Mastiff (voice)Movie
Planet of the Apes2001Zaius (uncredited)Movie
The Order2001Professor FinleyMovie
Town & Country2001Eugenie's FatherMovie
The Weber Show2000Charlton HestonTV Show
Any Given Sunday1999AFFA Football CommissionerMovie
Camino de Santiago1999Professor Marcelo RinaldiTV Show
Armageddon1998Narration byMovie
Gideon1998Addison SinclairMovie
Bagpipe: Instrument of War - Part 11998NarratorTV Movie
Bagpipe: Instrument of War - Part 21998NarratorTV Movie
Hercules1997Narrator (voice)Movie
Hamlet1996Player KingMovie
The Dark Mist1996Narrator (voice)Movie
Adventures from the Book of Virtues1996CincinnatusTV Show
The Avenging Angel1995Brigham YoungTV Movie
The Outer Limits1995Chief Justice Haden WainwrightTV Show
In the Mouth of Madness1994Jackson HarglowMovie
True Lies1994Spencer Trilby (uncredited)Movie
Texas1994NarratorTV Movie
Friends1994Charlton HestonTV Show
The Great Battles of the Civil War1994Abraham LincolnTV Show
Tombstone1993Henry HookerMovie
Wayne's World 21993Good ActorMovie
Late Show with David Letterman1993Dave's SupervisorTV Show
SeaQuest 20321993AbalonTV Show
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 2321992Captain Al HaynesTV Movie
Noel1992Narrator (voice)TV Show
The Crucifer of Blood1991Sherlock HolmesTV Movie
Noel's House Party1991Star guestTV Show
Almost an Angel1990God (uncredited)Movie
Solar Crisis1990Adm. 'Skeet' KelsoMovie
The Little Kidnappers1990James MacKenzieTV Movie
Treasure Island1990Long John SilverTV Movie
Call from Space1989Alien (voice)Short Film
Original Sin1989Louis ManciniTV Movie
One Incoming1989NarratorTV Movie
A Man for All Seasons1988Sir Thomas MoreTV Movie
The Bold and the Beautiful1987Charlton HestonTV Show
Proud Men1987Charley MacLeod Sr.TV Movie
The Colbys1985Jason ColbyTV Show
Nairobi Affair1984Lee CahillTV Movie
Chiefs1983Hugh HolmesTV Show
Mother Lode1982Ian McGee, Silas McGeeMovie
Dynasty1981Jason ColbyTV Show
The Awakening1980Matthew CorbeckMovie
The Mountain Men1980Bill TylerMovie
Gray Lady Down1978Capt. Paul BlanchardMovie
Crossed Swords1977Henry VIIIMovie
Energy: A National Issue1977Narrator (voice)TV Show
Midway1976Captain Matt GarthMovie
The Last Hard Men1976Sam BurgadeMovie
Two-Minute Warning1976Capt. Peter HollyMovie
The Fun of Your Life1975NarratorShort Film
Airport 19751974Alan MurdockMovie
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge1974Cardinal RichelieuMovie
Adventures of Mowgli1973Narrator (English version, voice)Movie
Soylent Green1973Detective ThornMovie
The Three Musketeers1973Cardinal RichelieuMovie
Antony and Cleopatra1972Marc AntonyMovie
Skyjacked1972Capt. Henry 'Hank' O'HaraMovie
The Call of the Wild1972John ThorntonMovie
The Omega Man1971NevilleMovie
The Two Ronnies1971Bar Customer: Pinocchio II SegmentTV Show
Beneath the Planet of the Apes1970TaylorMovie
Julius Caesar1970Mark AntonyMovie
The Hawaiians1970Whip HoxworthMovie
The Don Adams Special: Hooray for Hollywood1970NarratorTV Movie
Number One1969Ron CatlanMovie
Planet of the Apes1968George TaylorMovie
Elizabeth the Queen1968Robert Devereaux, Earl of EssexTV Movie
Counterpoint1967Lionel EvansMovie
Will Penny1967Will PennyMovie
Khartoum1966General Charles 'Chinese' GordonMovie
What Is a Boy1966NarratorTV Show
Major Dundee1965Major Amos Charles DundeeMovie
The Agony and the Ecstasy1965MichelangeloMovie
The Greatest Story Ever Told1965John the BaptistMovie
The War Lord1965ChrysagonMovie
55 Days at Peking1963Maj. Matt LewisMovie
The Patriots1963Thomas JeffersonTV Movie
Diamond Head1962Richard 'King' HowlandMovie
The Pigeon That Took Rome1962Benny the Snatch, Captain Paul MacDougall, NarratorMovie
El Cid1961El Cid Rodrigo de VivarMovie
Alcoa Premiere1961Paul MaloneTV Show
Ben-Hur1959Judah Ben-HurMovie
The Wreck of the Mary Deare1959John SandsMovie
The Big Country1958Steve LeechMovie
The Buccaneer1958Gen. Andrew JacksonMovie
Touch of Evil1958Mike VargasMovie
Shirley Temple's Storybook1958The BeastTV Show
The Ten Commandments1956MosesMovie
Three Violent People1956Capt. Colt SaundersMovie
Playhouse 901956Charles Gray, Col. Jesse PriceTV Show
Lucy Gallant1955Casey ColeMovie
The Far Horizons1955Lt. William ClarkMovie
The Private War of Major Benson1955Maj. Bernard R. 'Barney' BensonMovie
Secret of the Incas1954Harry SteeleMovie
The Naked Jungle1954Christopher LeiningenMovie
Climax!1954Chipman, Lt. Paul PetersonTV Show
Arrowhead1953Ed BannonMovie
Bad for Each Other1953Dr. Tom OwenMovie
Pony Express1953Buffalo Bill CodyMovie
The President's Lady1953President Andrew JacksonMovie
G.E. True Theater1953TimTV Show
Medallion Theatre1953TV Show
Ruby Gentry1952Boake TackmanMovie
The Greatest Show on Earth1952Brad BradenMovie
The Savage1952James 'Jim' Aherne Jr., War BonnetMovie
Curtain Call1952TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
Dark City1950Danny HaleyMovie
Julius Caesar1950AntonyMovie
Danger1950TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950TV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Cashel Bryon, Melody Jones, Peter HandleyTV Show
Suspense1949TV Show
The Clock1949TV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948James Otis, Macbeth, Merton DensherTV Show
The Ed Sullivan Show1948Actor - Dramatic Reading, Dramatic ReaderTV Show
Peer Gynt1941Peer GyntMovie
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wjerryzwjerryzNov 6, 2015

The Ten Commandments and Ben Hur were two of his greatest most works.

CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 20, 2013

Liked him in Soylent Green and The Planet of the Apes movies. Sorry to see him go from Alzheimers.

Marty GardnerJun 11, 2011

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CindyCelebsCindyCelebsMay 30, 2010

A brilliant actor and all around wonderful man. He is missed.

shirley marottaJun 11, 2009

Did Charles Heston ever oil paint under the name of Chuck Carter??

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