The movie actor Charlton Heston died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Oscar winner and three-term president of the NRA who starred in Planet of the Apes and Ben Hur. Appearing in over 100 films throughout his 6-decade career, he is perhaps best known for his role as Moses in The Ten Commandments.
He married actress Lydia Clarke in March 1944, and their marriage lasted sixty-four years. His son Fraser was born in 1955 and his daughter Holly Ann was born in 1961.
“Sometimes life drops blessings in your lap without your lifting a finger. Serendipity, they call it.” (Charlton Heston)
“I’ll never forget the blooming happiness that spread in me like the sun coming up when Lydia’s obstetrician poked me awake: ‘Congratulations… you have a fine son.'” (Charlton Heston)
“When you are a young actor, you’re imbued with the high purpose of your art. You think, ‘They hire me for my talent; if that’s not good enough, then they can hire somebody else.’ Later, you realize that your body is as much a part of what you do as your talent.” (Charlton Heston)
“You can be sure that they’ll be showing ‘Ben-Hur’ somewhere for a long, long time to come.” (Charlton Heston)
“You can spend a lifetime, and, if you’re honest with yourself, never once was your work perfect.” (Charlton Heston)