Charlton Heston

4 Oct 1923 - 5 Apr 2008

Actor, Director

Charlton Heston (October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008) 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.

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Filmography (68 titles)

Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Trogul)
(movie, 2003)
···Ben Hur
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Ben Hur)
(movie, 2003)
···My Father, Rua Alguem 5555
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as The father (Josef Mengele))
(movie, 2001)
···The Order
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Prof. Walter Finley)
(movie, 2001)
···Planet of the Apes
Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Zaius)
(movie, 2001)
···Town & Country
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Clayborne)
(movie, 1999)
7.6Any Given Sunday
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Commissioner)
(movie, 1999)
···Gideon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Addison Sinclair)
(movie, 1998)
···Armageddon
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Narrator)
(movie, 1997)
···Hercules
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Narrator (voice))
(movie, 1996)
···Hamlet
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Player King)
(movie, 1996)
···Alaska
Genre: Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Perry)
(movie, 1994)
···In the Mouth of Madness
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jackson Harglow)
(movie, 1994)
···True Lies
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Spencer Trilby)
(movie, 1993)
···Tombstone
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Role: Actor (as Henry Hooker)
(movie, 1993)
···Wayne's World 2
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Good Actor)
(movie, 1992)
···Noel
Genre: Animation, Family, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Narrator)
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Captain Al Haynes)
(movie, 1991)
···The Crucifer of Blood
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Sherlock Holmes)
(movie, 1990)
···The Little Kidnappers
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as James MacKenzie)
(movie, 1990)
···Treasure Island
Genre: Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Long John Silver)
(movie, 1988)
···A Man for All Seasons
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Director
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Various Roles)
(movie, 1984)
···Nairobi Affair
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lee Cahill)
(movie, 1982)
···Mother Lode
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1980)
···The Awakening
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Matthew Corbeck)
(movie, 1980)
···The Mountain Men
Genre: Adventure, Western
Role: Actor (as Bill Tyler)
(movie, 1978)
···Gray Lady Down
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Capt. Paul Blanchard)
(movie, 1976)
···Midway
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Capt. Matthew Garth)
(movie, 1976)
···The Last Hard Men
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Sam Burgade)
(movie, 1974)
···Earthquake
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Stewart Graff)
(movie, 1974)
···Airport 1975
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alan Murdock)
(movie, 1973)
···The Three Musketeers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Cardinal Richelieu)
(movie, 1973)
···Soylent Green
Genre: Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Detective Robert Thorn)
(movie, 1972)
···Skyjacked
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Capt. Henry 'Hank' O'Hara)
(movie, 1972)
···The Call of the Wild
Genre: Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as John Thornton)
(movie, 1971)
···The Omega Man
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Robert Neville)
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Taylor)
(movie, 1970)
···The Hawaiians
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Whip Hoxworth)
(movie, 1969)
···Number One
Genre: Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Ron (Cat) Catlan)
(movie, 1968)
···Planet of the Apes
Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure, Drama, Action
Role: Actor (as George Taylor)
(movie, 1968)
···Elizabeth the Queen
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as Robert Devereaux, Earl of Essex)
(movie, 1968)
···Will Penny
Genre: Romance, Western
Role: Actor (as Will Penny)
(movie, 1967)
···Counterpoint
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Role: Actor (as acteur)
(movie, 1966)
···Khartoum
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Gen. Charles 'Chinese' Gordon)
(movie, 1965)
···The War Lord
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Chrysagon)
(movie, 1965)
···Major Dundee
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western, War
Role: Actor (as Major Amos Charles Dundee)
(movie, 1965)
···The Greatest Story Ever Told
Genre: Drama, History, Family
Role: Actor (as John the Baptist)
(movie, 1965)
···The Agony and the Ecstasy
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Michelangelo)
(movie, 1963)
···55 Days at Peking
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Maj. Matt Lewis)
(movie, 1963)
···The Patriots
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Thomas Jefferson)
(movie, 1961)
···El Cid
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as El Cid)
(movie, 1959)
···Ben-Hur
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Judah Ben-Hur)
(movie, 1958)
···The Big Country
Genre: Drama, Western, Romance
Role: Actor (as Steve Leech)
(movie, 1958)
···Touch of Evil
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Ramon Miguel Vargas)
(movie, 1956)
···The Ten Commandments
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Moses)
(movie, 1956)
···Three Violent People
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Capt. Colt Saunders)
(movie, 1955)
···Lucy Gallant
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Casey Cole)
(movie, 1955)
···The Far Horizons
Genre: History, Western
Role: Actor (as Lt. William Clark)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Role: Actor (as Maj. Bernard R. 'Barney' Benson)
(movie, 1954)
···Secret of the Incas
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Harry Steele)
(movie, 1953)
···Arrowhead
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Role: Actor (as Ed Bannon)
(movie, 1953)
···Pony Express
Genre: History, Western
Role: Actor (as Buffalo Bill Cody)
(movie, 1952)
···The Greatest Show on Earth
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Brad Braden)
(movie, 1952)
···Ruby Gentry
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Boake Tackman)
(movie, 1950)
···Dark City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Danny Haley)
(movie, 1950)
···Julius Caesar
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Antony)
(movie, 1941)
···Peer Gynt
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Peer Gynt)