Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter; October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008) was an American actor and political activist.
|Full name at birth||
John Charles Carter
|Claim to fame||
'The Ten Commandments' (1956) 'Ben-Hur' (1959) & 'Planet of the Apes' (1968)
|Date of birth||
4 October 1923
|Place of birth||
Wilmette, Illinois, USA
|Date of death||
5 April 2008
|Place of death||
Beverly Hills, California, USA
|Cause of death||
Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church ColumbariumPacific Palisades, California, U.S.
Actor, Activist, Director, Writer, Trade Unionist, Stage Actor
6' 3¼" (191 cm)
David Bradley (filmmaker colleague)
 New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL
[1941-43] Northwestern University (classical drama scholarship)
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