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.