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Charlton Heston
   for his role in   
Ben-Hur (1959)
Heston's movie career took off with The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) and reached light speed with Ben-Hur (1959). Along with Tony Curtis, Heston admitted to voting for Russell Crowe to win the Best Actor Oscar in 2001, saying before the ceremony, "I hope he gets it. He's very good."
Charlton Heston
   starred in   
Julius Caesar (1970)
Charlton Heston
   is the stage name of   
John Charles Carter
Actor, US
Charlton Heston
   said   
"Political Correctness is Tyranny With Manners"
American actor
Julius Caesar (1950)
   starred   
Harold Tasker, Charlton Heston and David Bradley
Director: David Bradley. Also starred Theodore Cloak, Mary Sefton Darr & Homer Dietmeier
Charlton Heston
   was an   
Actor
April 5th. He was born Charles Carter near Chicago. He played many of the great roles in epic Hollywood movies including Moses in "The Ten Commandments," Judah Ben-Hur in "Ben-Hur," (won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 1960 for Ben-Hur) Andrew Jackson in "The President's Lady," El Cid in "El Cid," John The Baptist in "The Greatest Story Every Told," Michelangelo in "The Agony and the Ecstasy," General Gordon in "Khartoum," Cardinal Richelieu in "The Three Musketeers," and Henry VIII in "The Prince and the Pauper." He was an activist who was NRA (National Rifle Association) President from 1998-2003. He died at age 84.
Charlton Heston
   was considered for the role of   
The Great Leslie in The Great Race (1965)
Tony Curtis got the part
Charlton Heston
   was considered for the role of   
Chief Brody in Jaws (1975)
Roy Scheider got the part
Charlton Heston
   was considered for the role of   
Ambassador Thorn in The Omen (1976)
Gregory Peck got the part
Charlton Heston
   is an   
Actor
1997
Dr. Zaius
   is a role shared by   
Maurice Evans & Charlton Heston
Maurice Evans - Planet of the Apes (1968) & Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970), Charlton Heston - Planet of the Apes (2001)
Earthquake (1974)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner and George Kennedy
Director: Mark Robson. Also starred Lorne Greene, Geneviève Bujold & Richard Roundtree. Plot: Various stories of various people as an earthquake of un-imagineable magnitude hits Los Angeles.
Planet of the Apes (1968)
      
Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall and James Whitmore
An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species.
Touch of Evil (1958)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh and Orson Welles
IMDB: 8.4/10. Director: Orson Welles. National Film Preservation Board Award.
Touch of Evil (1958)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh and Orson Welles
Director: Orson Welles. Also starred Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff & Joanna Cook Moore. Plot: Stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in Mexican border town.
Ben-Hur (1959)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins and Haya Harareet
IMDB: 8.2/10. Director: William Wyler. Winner of 11 Oscars including Best Picture.
The Planet of the Apes (1968)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall and Kim Hunter
IMDB:8.0/10. Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. 2 Oscar nomnations and Honorary Award to John Chambersfor his outstanding make-up achievement in the movie. National Film Preservation Board Award.
The Ten Commandments (1956)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter and John Derek
Director: Cecil B. DeMille
The Omega Man (1971)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe and Rosalind Cash
Director: Boris Sagal. Also starred Paul Koslo, Eric Laneuville & Lincoln Kilpatrick. Plot: Robert Neville (Heston), a doctor,due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons...
The Planet of the Apes (1968)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall and Kim Hunter
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. Also starred Maurice Evans, James Whitmore & James Daly. Plot: An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.
Soylent Green (1973)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young and Chuck Connors
Director: Richard Fleischer. Also starred Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters & Paula Kelly. Plot: In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.
Soylent Green (1973)
      
Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young and Edward G. Robinson
People are still the same. They'll do anything to get what they need. And they need SOYLENT GREEN.
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison and Diane Cilento
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Harry Andrews, Alberto Lupo & Adolfo Celi
Ben-Hur (1959)
   starred   
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins and Haya Harareet
Director: William Wyler. Also starred Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith & Martha Scott. Plot: When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.






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