- He was an American actor and political activist
|Real name:||John Charles Carter / Charlton John Carter|
|How tall was Charlton Heston?||191 cm / 6 ft 4 in||When was Charlton Heston born?||04 October 1924|
|When did Charlton Heston die? / Died||05 April 2008|
|How many years did Charlton Heston live? / Lived||83 years|
|Where was Charlton Heston born?||Evanston, Illinois, US|
|Where did Charlton Heston die? / Deathplace ||Beverly Hills, California, US|
|How much does Charlton Heston worth?||$40,000,000|
Who was Charlton Heston? / Facts
- Acting - As a Hollywood star, he appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years
- He played Moses in the epic film, The Ten Commandments (1956), for which he received his first Golden Globe Award nomination
- He also starred in Touch of Evil (1958) with Orson Welles, Ben-Hur (1959), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, El Cid (1961), and Planet of the Apes (1968)
- He also starred in the films The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), Secret of the Incas (1954), and The Big Country (1958)
- Politcs - A supporter of Democratic politicians and civil rights in the 1960s, Heston later became a Republican, founding a conservative political action committee and supporting Ronald Reagan
- Heston's most famous role in politics came as the five-term president of the National Rifle Association, from 1998 to 2003
- After being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2003, he retired from both acting and the NRA presidency
- Death - Heston died on April 5, 2008, aged 84, from pneumonia
- If you need a ceiling painted, a chariot race run, a city besieged, or the Red Sea parted, you think of me.
- You can take my rifle ... when you pry it from my cold dead hands!
- The Internet is for lonely people. People should live.
- Political correctness is tyranny with manners.
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