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Charlton Heston (1923–2008)

Actor | Director | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Ben-Hur (1959) | Planet of the Apes (1968) | Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (1998-2002)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 16 nominations More »
AKA 
Charlton Easton | Captured Slave Charlton Heston
NICKNAME  
Chuck
BORN 
Oct 4, 1923 (died Apr 5, 2008)
HEIGHT 
6' 2½" (1.89m)

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Past Film & Video (87 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (50 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Chief Justice Haden Wainwright (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 2
    • Final Appeal 2 (Sep 3, 2000) Chief Justice Haden Wainwright  Less
    • Final Appeal (Sep 3, 2000) Chief Justice Haden Wainwright  Less
  • Primary photo for Camino de SantiagoCamino de Santiago (TV Mini-series) Professor Marcelo Rinaldi (3 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 3
    • Episode #1.3 (Dec 6, 1999) Professor Marcelo Rinaldi  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Dec 5, 1999) Professor Marcelo Rinaldi  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Dec 4, 1999) Professor Marcelo Rinaldi  Less
  • Primary photo for Bagpipe: Instrument of War - Part 2Bagpipe: Instrument of War - Part 2 (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Bagpipe: Instrument of War - Part 1Bagpipe: Instrument of War - Part 1 (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Adventures from the Book of VirtuesAdventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series) Cincinnatus (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Citizenship (Apr 19, 1998) Cincinnatus (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Avenging AngelThe Avenging Angel (TV Movie) Brigham Young  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for TexasTexas (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Seaquest DSVSeaquest DSV (TV Series) Abalon (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for The Great Battles of the Civil WarThe Great Battles of the Civil War (TV Mini-series) Abraham Lincoln  Less 1994– 
  • Primary photo for Wyatt Earp: Walk with a LegendWyatt Earp: Walk with a Legend (TV Movie) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Bold and the BeautifulThe Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) Charlton Heston (4 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 4
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  • Primary photo for NoelNoel (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (TV Movie) Captain Al Haynes  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Crucifer of BloodThe Crucifer of Blood (TV Movie) Sherlock Holmes  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Little KidnappersThe Little Kidnappers (TV Movie) James MacKenzie  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Treasure IslandTreasure Island (TV Movie) Long John Silver  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Original SinOriginal Sin (TV Movie) Louis Mancini  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for A Man for All SeasonsA Man for All Seasons (TV Movie) Sir Thomas More, Director  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Two RonniesThe Two Ronnies (TV Series) Bar Customer: Pinocchio II Segment (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for The Dame Edna ExperienceThe Dame Edna Experience (TV Series) Chuck (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Proud MenProud Men (TV Movie) Charley MacLeod Sr.  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The ColbysThe Colbys (TV Series) Jason Colby (49 episodes, 1985–1987)  Less 1985–1987 49
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  • Primary photo for DynastyDynasty (TV Series) Jason Colby (3 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 3
  • Primary photo for Nairobi AffairNairobi Affair (TV Movie) Lee Cahill  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for ChiefsChiefs (TV Mini-series) Hugh Holmes (3 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 3
    • Part 3 (Nov 16, 1983) Hugh Holmes  Less
    • Part 2 (Nov 15, 1983) Hugh Holmes  Less
    • Part 1 (Nov 13, 1983) Hugh Holmes  Less
  • Primary photo for Energy: A National IssueEnergy: A National Issue (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Special London Bridge SpecialThe Special London Bridge Special (TV Movie) Tennis Player  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Don Adams Special: Hooray for HollywoodThe Don Adams Special: Hooray for Hollywood (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Elizabeth the QueenElizabeth the Queen (TV Movie) Robert Devereaux, Earl of Essex  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for What Is a BoyWhat Is a Boy (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The PatriotsThe Patriots (TV Movie) Thomas Jefferson  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Kraft Mystery TheaterKraft Mystery Theater (TV Series) Paul Malone (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Alcoa PremiereAlcoa Premiere (TV Series) Paul Malone (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The 32st Annual Academy AwardsThe 32st Annual Academy Awards (TV Movie) Best Actor  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Charles Gray / Col. Jesse Price (2 episodes, 1956–1958)  Less 1956–1958 2
  • Primary photo for Shirley Temple's StorybookShirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) The Beast (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Chipman / Lt. Paul Peterson (2 episodes, 1955–1957)  Less 1955–1957 2
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1951–1957)  Less 1951–1957 2
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Guest (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Tim (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Robert Montgomery PresentsRobert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) Melody Jones / Peter Handley / Cashel Bryon (3 episodes, 1952–1955)  Less 1952–1955 3
  • Primary photo for DangerDanger (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Medallion TheatreMedallion Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for The Philco Television PlayhouseThe Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1950–1953)  Less 1950–1953 2
  • Primary photo for Curtain CallCurtain Call (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) James Otis / Macbeth / Heathcliff / Petruchio / Col. / Dr. Michael Knowle / Edward Rochester / Philip Carey / Commander Schneider / Minor Role (14 episodes, 1949–1952)  Less 1949–1952 14
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  • Primary photo for Lux Video TheatreLux Video Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for SuspenseSuspense (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1949–1951)  Less 1949–1951 2
  • Primary photo for The ClockThe Clock (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1
Self (242 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (78 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for I Am Not Your NegroI Am Not Your Negro Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016 $7MM
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Episode #28.242 (Aug 17, 2016) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Bienvenido Mr. HestonBienvenido Mr. Heston Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Tellement Gay! Homosexualité et pop cultureTellement Gay! Homosexualité et pop culture (TV Mini-series) Judah Ben-Hur (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Inside (Jun 27, 2015) Judah Ben-Hur (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Orson Welles: Shadows and LightOrson Welles: Shadows and Light (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson WellesMagician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014 $814K $16K
  • Primary photo for And the Oscar Goes To...And the Oscar Goes To... (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Spanish WesternSpanish Western Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The MarchThe March (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Talking PicturesTalking Pictures (TV Series) Himself  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Actor (segment "Charlton Heston") (2 episodes, 2000–2012)  Less 2000–2012
  • Primary photo for The ParadeThe Parade Ben Hur (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 €1.3MM
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Maj. Matt Lewis / El Cid Rodrigo de Bivar (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • 55 días en Pekín (Dec 6, 2011) Maj. Matt Lewis / El Cid Rodrigo de Bivar (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen KingA Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (TV Movie) Neville (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Making the BoysMaking the Boys Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $33K
  • Primary photo for Welsh GreatsWelsh Greats (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Hugh Griffith (Jan 18, 2011) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sing Your SongSing Your Song Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $48K
  • Primary photo for Die großen KriminalfälleDie großen Kriminalfälle (TV Series) Moses (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Judah Ben-Hur (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Cine catastróficoCine catastrófico (Short) Graff (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of EpicsA Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Hollywood on the TiberHollywood on the Tiber Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 81st Annual Academy AwardsThe 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for ReligulousReligulous George Taylor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008 $2.5MM $13MM
  • Primary photo for The 60th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 60th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Moses / Himself / Various Roles (3 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Il falso bugiardoIl falso bugiardo Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for La rentadoraLa rentadora (TV Series) George Taylor (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary EditionAFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for La tele de tu vidaLa tele de tu vida (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.12 (Mar 30, 2007) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael MooreManufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for La mandrágoraLa mandrágora (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for De Madrid a la LlunaDe Madrid a la Lluna Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for I Love the '70s: Volume 2I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (TV Series) Himself  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and BlockbustersBoffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Moses (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for BattlegroundBattleground (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Code of Honor (Mar 18, 2006) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Naked ArchaeologistThe Naked Archaeologist (TV Series) Moses / Ben-Hur (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for La Marató 2005La Marató 2005 (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for SexesSexes (TV Series) Judah Ben-hur (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Entre homes (Nov 19, 2005) Judah Ben-hur (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Passion & Poetry: Major DundeePassion & Poetry: Major Dundee (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005 $4K
  • Primary photo for Ben-Hur: The Epic That Changed CinemaBen-Hur: The Epic That Changed Cinema (Video) Himself (2001 Interview) (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The OriginalsThe Originals (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Rated 'R': Republicans in HollywoodRated 'R': Republicans in Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood RenegadeSam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Thief of BagdadThe Thief of Bagdad (Short) Texan Empire-Builder (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Michael Moore, el gran agitadorMichael Moore, el gran agitador (TV Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Christmas from HollywoodChristmas from Hollywood (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Circle of HonorCircle of Honor (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
    • Charlton Heston (Oct 20, 2003) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sex at 24 Frames Per SecondSex at 24 Frames Per Second (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Images of Indians: How Hollywood Stereotyped the Native AmericanImages of Indians: How Hollywood Stereotyped the Native American (TV Movie) Himself / Ed Bannon (from Arrowhead (1953)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for A Patriot at the PodiumA Patriot at the Podium (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part I: 1956-1961The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part I: 1956-1961 (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for El informalEl informal (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for He Walks in Beauty: The George Stevens Production 'The Greatest Story Ever Told'He Walks in Beauty: The George Stevens Production 'The Greatest Story Ever Told' (Video) Himself - Actor (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for 72nd Annual Academy Awards Pre-Show72nd Annual Academy Awards Pre-Show (TV Special) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
    • Barry Humphries (Oct 30, 1999) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Best of Film NoirThe Best of Film Noir (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Moses (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American MoviesA Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (TV Movie) Moses, 'The Ten Commandments' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Get ShortyGet Shorty Mike Vargas (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1995 $30MM $72MM
  • Primary photo for Joe Bob's Drive-In TheaterJoe Bob's Drive-In Theater (TV Series) Henry Hooker (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Northern ExposureNorthern Exposure (TV Series) Judah Ben-Hur (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
    • Horns (Jan 18, 1995) Judah Ben-Hur (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 100 Years at the Movies100 Years at the Movies (TV Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Charlie Sheen's Stunts SpectacularCharlie Sheen's Stunts Spectacular (TV Movie) Himself - Former SAG President (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Horror ShowThe Horror Show (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Film ReviewFilm Review (TV Mini-series) George Taylor (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
    • Changing Faces (May 3, 1968) George Taylor (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mondo HollywoodMondo Hollywood Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Verifica incerta - Disperse Exclamatory PhaseVerifica incerta - Disperse Exclamatory Phase (Short) Self (archive footage)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Great StarsHollywood: The Great Stars (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1953–1957)  Less 1953–1957
    • Episode #10.40 (Jun 30, 1957) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #6.30 (Apr 5, 1953) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Casey Cole (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955
    • Episode #6.2 (Sep 25, 1955) Casey Cole (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Facing BerlinFacing Berlin Himself - Narrator (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less

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