Charlton Heston

Born in October 4th, 1923

From Wilmette, Illinois, USA

Charlton Heston Biography

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.

Charlton Heston Filmography

Bowling for Columbine Poster
November 15, 2002
Planet of the Apes Poster
July 27, 2001
Cats & Dogs Poster
July 4, 2001
Any Given Sunday Poster
December 22, 1999
Armageddon Poster
July 1, 1998
Hercules Poster
June 27, 1997
Hamlet Poster
December 25, 1996
In the Mouth of Madness Poster
February 3, 1995