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Charlton Heston

1923-10-04 Wilmette, Illinois, USA

Image of Charlton Heston


Charlton Heston was an American actor of film, theatre and television. Heston is known for heroic roles in films such as The Ten Commandments, Planet of the Apes and Ben-Hur, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. Heston was also known for his political activism. In the 1950s and 1960s he was one of a handful of Hollywood actors to speak openly against racism and was an active supporter of the Civil Rights Movement. Initially a moderate Democrat, he later supported conservative Republican policies and was president of the National Rifle Association from 1998 to 2003.


Todos los nombres de Sara Himself - Actor (archive footage) 2019-12-15
Gladiateur, glaive et fantasmes Himself (archive footage) 2019-04-14
Hail Satan? Himself (archive footage) 2019-04-17
The Madding Crowd Himself 2017-02-01
The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille Himself 2016-02-11
Bienvenido Mr. Heston Himself (archive footage) 2016-11-25
Spanish Western Self (archive footage) 2015-05-04
Marlon Brando, un acteur nommé désir Self - Actor (archive footage) 2014-09-20
And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Himself - Actor (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff Himself – Interviewee 2010-05-05
Greatest Heroes and Legends: The Story of Moses Introduction 2008-03-31
AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition Himself 2007-06-20
De Madrid a la Luna Himself (archive footage) 2006-10-24
Ben-Hur: The Epic That Changed Cinema Himself (2001 Interview) (archive footage) 2005-09-13
Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Self (archive footage) 2004-07-25
My Father, Rua Alguem 5555 Josef Mengele 2004-10-12
Greatest Heroes and Legends of The Bible: David and Goliath Narrator 2003-04-01
Greatest Heroes and Legends of The Bible: Samson and Delilah 2003-04-01
Christmas from Hollywood 2003-11-13
Greatest Heroes and Legends of The Bible: Jonah and the Whale Narrator 2003-04-01
Greatest Heroes and Legends of The Bible: Joshua and the Battle of Jericho 2003-04-01
Ben Hur Ben Hur (voice) 2003-02-15
Bowling for Columbine Himself - NRA President 2002-10-09
Town & Country Mr. Clayborne 2001-04-27
The Order Prof. Walter Finley 2001-12-10
Cats & Dogs The Mastiff (voice) 2001-07-04
Planet of the Apes Zaius 2001-07-25
Forever Hollywood Himself 1999-01-01
Any Given Sunday Commissioner 1999-12-16
Armageddon Narration by 1998-07-01
Gideon Addison Sinclair 1998-10-26
Gary Cooper: The Face of a Hero Self 1998-03-17
Alaska: Spirit of the Wild Narrator (voice) 1998-09-03
Behind the Planet of the Apes Himself - 'Taylor' (also archive footage) 1998-09-05
Charlton Heston Presents the Bible Narrator 1997-01-01
Charlton Heston Presents the Bible: Genesis 1997-12-01
Hercules Narrator (voice) 1997-06-20
Hamlet Player King 1996-12-25
The Dark Mist Narrator (voice) 1996-01-01
Alaska Perry 1996-08-14
In the Mouth of Madness Jackson Harglow 1995-02-03
The Avenging Angel Brigham Young 1995-01-01
True Lies Spencer Trilby 1994-07-15
Texas Narrator 1994-11-09
A Century of Cinema 1994-01-01
The Bible According to Hollywood Himself 1994-01-01
Charlie Sheen's Stunts Spectacular Himself - (archive footage) 1994-06-30
The Mystery of the Sphinx Narrator 1993-11-10
Wayne's World 2 Good Actor 1993-12-10
Charlton Heston Presents the Bible: The Story of Moses Himself 1993-01-01
Tombstone Henry Hooker 1993-12-25
Charlton Heston Presents the Bible: Jesus of Nazareth Himself 1993-01-01
Noel Narrator 1992-12-03
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 Captain Al Haynes 1992-02-24
The Crucifer of Blood Sherlock Holmes 1991-11-04
Almost an Angel God 1990-12-21
Treasure Island Long John Silver 1990-06-08
The Little Kidnappers James MacKenzie 1990-08-17
With Orson Welles: Stories from a Life in Film Himself 1990-02-05
Solar Crisis Adm. Skeet Kelso 1990-07-14
Original Sin Louis Mancini 1989-02-20
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Himself 1989-09-24
Call from Space Alien (voice) 1989-01-01
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Gregory Peck Self 1989-03-09
A Man for All Seasons Sir Thomas More 1988-12-21
Eclipse of Reason Narrator 1987-01-01
Andrew Weyth, The Helga Pictures Host 1987-09-01
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbara Stanwyck Self 1987-04-01
Proud Men Charley MacLeod Sr. 1987-10-01
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Billy Wilder Self 1986-04-26
Directed by William Wyler 1986-05-01
The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal Himself 1985-01-01
Nairobi Affair Lee Cahill 1984-01-01
Arena: The Orson Welles Story Self 1982-05-17
Mother Lode Silas McGee / Ian McGee 1982-08-06
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire 1981-04-18
The Mountain Men Bill Tyler 1980-06-01
The Awakening Matthew Corbeck 1980-07-31
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda Himself 1978-03-15
Gray Lady Down Captain Paul Blanchard 1978-03-10
The Prince and the Pauper Henry VIII 1977-06-03
Energy: A National Issue Narrator 1977-11-22
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to William Wyler Himself 1976-03-14
Midway Capt. Matthew Garth 1976-06-18
Two-Minute Warning Capt. Peter Holly 1976-11-12
The Last Hard Men Sam Burgade 1976-04-22
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson Welles Himself 1975-06-10
Airport 1975 Alan Murdock 1974-10-18
The Four Musketeers Cardinal Richelieu 1974-10-31
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney Himself 1974-03-18
Earthquake Stewart Graff 1974-01-01
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Ford Himself 1973-04-02
Soylent Green Detective Robert Thorn 1973-04-18
The Three Musketeers Cardinal Richelieu 1973-12-11
The Special London Bridge Special Tennis Player 1972-01-01
The Call of the Wild John Thornton 1972-11-30
Antony and Cleopatra Marc Antony 1972-03-18
Skyjacked Capt. Henry 'Hank' O'Hara 1972-05-24
The Omega Man Robert Neville 1971-08-01
Vietnam! Vietnam! Narrator (voice) 1971-09-01
Julius Caesar Marc Antony 1970-06-04
The Hawaiians Whip Hoxworth 1970-06-17
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Self 1970-03-24
Beneath the Planet of the Apes Taylor 1970-04-23
Number One Ron "Cat" Catlan 1969-08-21
Rowan & Martin At the Movies Himself 1968-01-01
Planet of the Apes George Taylor 1968-02-07
Counterpoint Lionel Evans 1967-12-22
While I Run This Race Narrator 1967-01-01
Will Penny Will Penny 1967-12-19
Khartoum Gen. Charles 'Chinese' Gordon 1966-06-09
Major Dundee Major Amos Charles Dundee 1965-04-07
The War Lord Chrysagon 1965-11-17
The Agony and the Ecstasy Michelangelo 1965-10-07
The Greatest Story Ever Told John the Baptist 1965-02-15
La verifica incerta 1965-05-31
55 Days at Peking Maj. Matt Lewis 1963-05-06
The Five Cities of June Narrator 1963-01-01
Diamond Head Richard 'King' Howland 1962-12-27
The Pigeon That Took Rome Captain Paul MacDougall / Benny the Snatch / Narrator 1962-06-19
El Cid El Cid 1961-10-24
Ben-Hur Judah Ben-Hur 1959-12-26
The Wreck of the Mary Deare John Sands 1959-11-17
Touch of Evil Ramon Miguel Vargas 1958-03-30
The Buccaneer Gen. Andrew Jackson 1958-12-11
The Big Country Steve Leech 1958-09-30
The Ten Commandments Moses 1956-10-05
Three Violent People Capt. Colt Saunders 1956-12-01
Forbidden Area Col. Jesse Price 1956-10-04
Stars of Cabaret 1956-01-01
Lucy Gallant Casey Cole 1955-10-20
The Far Horizons Lt. William Clark 1955-05-20
The Private War of Major Benson Maj. Bernard R. 'Barney' Benson 1955-08-02
Secret of the Incas Harry Steel 1954-06-06
The Naked Jungle Christopher Leiningen 1954-03-03
Bad for Each Other Dr. Tom Owen 1953-12-24
Arrowhead Ed Bannon 1953-08-03
The President's Lady Andrew Jackson 1953-05-21
Pony Express Captain William Frank 'Buffalo Bill' Cody 1953-01-01
The Greatest Show on Earth Brad Braden 1952-02-16
The Savage James 'Jim' Aherne Jr. / War Bonnet 1952-09-01
Ruby Gentry Boake Tackman 1952-12-25
Dark City Danny Haley 1950-10-17
Studio One: Wuthering Heights Heathcliff 1950-10-30
Julius Caesar Mark Antony 1950-03-08
Peer Gynt Peer Gynt 1941-08-24
Air Force One: The Planes and the Presidents Host and Narrator