Happy Birthday: Charlton Heston (1923–2008)

charltonheston.jpgCharlton Heston (1923–2008)

Born: October 4, 1923 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA
Died: April 5, 2008 (age 84) in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Married to: Lydia Clarke (17 March 1944 – 5 April 2008) (his death) (2 children)

People don’t perceive me as a shy man. But I am. I am thought of mostly in terms of the parts I play. I am seen as a forbidding authority figure. I only wish I were as indomitable as everyone thinks.

The Greatest Show on Earth
1952
dir. Cecil B. DeMille
Cast
Betty Hutton
Cornel Wilde
PLANET OF THE APESPlanet of the Apes
1968
dir. Franklin J. Schaffner
Starring
Charlton Heston
Roddy McDowall
Earthquake
1974
dir. Mark Robson
Starring
Heston
Ava Gardner
AIRPORT 1975Airport 1975
1975
dir. Jack Smight
Cast
Charlton Heston
Karen Black
ANY GIVEN SUNDAYAny Given Sunday
1999
dir. Oliver Stone
starring
Jamie Foxx
Al Pacino
TOMBSTONETombstone
1993
dir. George P. Cosmatos
Starring
Kurt Russell
Val Kilmer
TRUE LIES MOVIE POSTERTrue Lies
1994
dir. James Cameron
Starring
Schwarzenegger
Jamie Lee Curtis
BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APESBeneath the Planet of the Apes
1970
dir. Ted Post
Starring
James Franciscus
Kim Hunter
THE OMEGA MANThe Omega Man
1971
dir. Boris Sagal
Starring
Heston
Anthony Zerbe
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