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Charlton Heston

Born on October 4, 1923 in Evanston, IL
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Steely jawed, hard bodied, terse in speech, Charlton Heston was an American man's man, an epic unto himself. While he played modern men, he was at his best when portraying larger-than-life figures from world history, preferably with his shirt off. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1962 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy The Pigeon That Took Rome Nominated
1959 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actor Ben Hur Won
1959 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Ben Hur Nominated
1956 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama The Ten Commandments Nominated


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