Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston

American actor and political activist (1923–2008)
Charlton Heston was an American actor and political activist. As a Hollywood star, he appeared in almost 100 films over the course of 60 years.Wikipedia
BornOctober 4, 1923
HometownWilmette, Illinois, United States of America
Net worth$40 million
Height6'3" (1.91m)
SpouseLydia Clarke (m 1944 - 2008)
ChildrenFraser Clarke Heston
ParentsRussel Whitford Carter , Lila Charlton
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Top Stories

Fidel Castro’s daughter approves of James Franco’s casting as her father despite John Leguizamo criticism

  • Fidel Castro’s daughter has defended James Franco’s casting as her father despite John Leguizamo speaking out against the decision. Following news that Franco would play the Cuban leader in Alina of Cuba, the Latinx community condemned the casting as another example of excluding Latinx actors from lead Hollywood roles. Where Charlton Heston played a Mexican, where Eli Wallach played Mexican, where Pacino played Cuban and Puerto Rican.

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Gray Lady Down
Gray Lady Down
PG
1h 51min
1978
The Big Country
The Big Country
2h 45min
1958
Three Violent People
Three Violent People
1h 40min
1976
Pony Express
Pony Express
1h 41min
1975
The Savage
The Savage
1h 35min
1976
The Greatest Show on Earth
The Greatest Show on Earth
2h 32min
1952
By the Will of Genghis Khan
By the Will of Genghis Khan
2h 7min
2010
Ben Hur
Ben Hur
1h 20min
2003
The Order
The Order
R
1h 29min
2001
Alaska: The Spirit of the Wild
Alaska: The Spirit of the Wild
0h 41min
1998
The Bible According to Hollywood
The Bible According to Hollywood
2h
1994
Chiefs
Chiefs
3h 20min
1983
Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
2h 40min
1973
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
G
1h 57min
1970
Christmas From Hollywood
Christmas From Hollywood
2003
Bowling for Columbine
Bowling for Columbine
R
2h
2002
Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible: The Miracles of Jesus
Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible: The Miracles of Jesus
2002
Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible: The Nativity
Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible: The Nativity
2002

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1963Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyThe Pigeon That Took RomeNominated
1960Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaBen-Hur (1959 film)Nominated
1960Academy AwardActorBen-Hur (1959 film)Winner
1957Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaThe Ten CommandmentsNominated