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Charlton Heston in Space; “Does Man…Still Make War against His Brother?” Planet of the Apes (1968)


 

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Today’s Birthday: CHARLTON HESTON (1923?)


Charlton Heston (1923?)

An iconic Hollywood leading man and six-term president of the Screen Actors Guild, Heston distinguished himself as an actor playing larger-than-life heroes in films like The Ten Commandments, Planet of the Apes, El Cid, and Ben-Hur. The strapping performer also used his sonorous voice to speak out against racism and other political issues of his day. A staunch opponent of gun control, he made what phrase famous at a 2000 National Rifle Association convention? More… Discuss