Charlton Heston was an American actor and political activist. As a Hollywood star he appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years.
Did You Know?
- Heston went to British Columbia to promote guns, arguing it is man's "God-given right" to own guns.
- He was chosen to portray Moses in "The Ten Commandments" (1956) by Cecil B. DeMille because he bore an uncanny resemblance to the statue of Moses carved by Michelangelo.
- He was an avid runner, swimmer and tennis player in his youth.