Charlton Heston

Mostly Credited As: Charlton Heston
Sometimes Credited As: Charlton Easton
Captured Slave Charlton Heston

Birth Name: John Charles Carter
Date Of Birth: October 04, 1923 (Age 84)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Wilmette, Illinois
Date Of Death: April 05, 2008
Cause Of Death: Alzheimer (Beverly Hills, California, USA)
Height: 6' 3" (1.9 m)

Charlton Heston

TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Colbys (1985)As: Jason Colby
F.D.R. (1965)As: Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- [Voice]
The Academy Awards (1953)As: Himself (Co-Host 1973)
Episode Cast Credits 

MADtv (1995) 
  Episode #707 07x07: (Nov/24/2001) As Himself, [Uncredited]

The Outer Limits (1995) (1995) 
  Final Appeal (2) 06x22: (Sep/03/2000) As Chief Justice Haden Wainwright, [Special Guest Stars]
  Final Appeal (1) 06x21: (Sep/03/2000) As Chief Justice Hayden Wainwright, [Special Guest Stars]

Friends (1994) 
  The One With Joey's Dirty Day 04x14: (Feb/05/1998) As Himself 

Firing Line (1966) 
  Why is the Second Amendment So Important? 33x04: (Jan/21/1998) As Himself 
  Is Hollywood a Lost Cause? 30x33: (Nov/11/1995) As Himself 

The Kennedy Center Honors (1978) 
  20th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 20x01: (Dec/26/1997) As Himself (Honoree) 

Disney's Hercules (1998) 
  Hercules (Jun/27/1997) Voiced  Narrator 

Noel's House Party (1991) 
  Series 6, Show 1 06x01: (Oct/19/1996) As Himself 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  Charlton Heston 01x16: (Aug/15/1996) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Pebble Mill (1991) 
  Series 5, Show 23 05x23: (Nov/17/1995) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Kevin Pollak, Charlton Heston, Hootie and the Blowfish 03x03: (Sep/06/1995) As Himself, [Interviewees]

seaQuest DSV (1993) 
  Abalon 01x20: (May/01/1994) As Abalon 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Charlton Heston/Paul Westerberg 19x08: (Dec/04/1993) As Himself (Host) 
  Charlton Heston/Wynton Marsalis 12x15: (Mar/28/1987) As Himself (Host) 

Dynasty (US) (1981) 
  The Titans (2) 06x07: (Nov/13/1985) As Jason Colby 
  The Titans (1) 06x06: (Nov/13/1985) As Jason Colby 
  The Gown 06x05: (Oct/30/1985) As Jason Colby 
  The Man 06x04: (Oct/16/1985) As Jason Colby 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 55th Annual Academy Awards 31x01: (Apr/11/1983) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 52nd Annual Academy Awards 28x01: (Apr/14/1980) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 50th Annual Academy Awards 26x01: (Apr/03/1978) As Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 
  The 48th Annual Academy Awards 24x01: (Mar/29/1976) As Presenter, [Featuring]

The American Film Institute Salute to ... (1973) 
  The American Film Institute Salute to Henry Fonda 06x01: (Mar/15/1978) As Himself 
  The American Film Institute Salute to James Cagney 02x01: (Mar/18/1974) As Himself 

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  20th Year Anniversary, Part 2 21x39: (Jun/09/1968) As Himself 
  Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, Charlton Heston 21x30: (Mar/31/1968) As Himself 
  Roger Williams, Charlton Heston 14x25: (Apr/02/1961) As Himself 
  Charlton Heston, Mahalia Jackson 14x05: (Nov/06/1960) As Himself 

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  Elizabeth the Queen 17x03: (Jan/31/1968) As Earl of Essex 
  The Patriots 13x01: (Nov/15/1963) As Thomas Jefferson 

Kraft Mystery Theatre (1961) 
  The Fugitive Eye 03x05: (Jul/17/1963) As Paul Malone 

The Steve Allen Show (1956) 
  Season 5, Episode 25 05x25: (Apr/11/1960) As Himself 
  Season 4, Episode 26 04x26: (Mar/15/1959) As Himself 
  Season 2, Episode 11 02x11: (Dec/02/1956) As Himself 

Playhouse 90 (1956) 
  Point of No Return 02x24: (Feb/20/1958) As Charles Gray 
  Forbidden Area 01x01: (Oct/04/1956) As Major Jesse Price 

This Is Your Life (1952) (1952) 
  Dennis Weaver 05x11: (Dec/11/1957) As Himself 

Climax! (1954) 
  The Trial of Captain Wirtz 03x37: (Jun/27/1957) As Chipman 
  Bailout at 43,000 Feet 02x15: (Dec/29/1955) As Lt. Paul Peterson 

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951) 
  Switch Station 06x33: (May/17/1957) As guest star 
  One is a Lonesome Number 01x08: (Nov/23/1951) As guest star 

General Electric Theater (1953) 
  The Seeds of Hate 04x11: (Dec/11/1955) As Tim 

Omnibus (US) (1952) 
  The Birth of Modern Times 04x01: (Oct/09/1955) As guest star 

Robert Montgomery Presents Your Lucky Strike Theatre (1950) 
  Along Came Jones 07x04: (Sep/26/1955) As Melody Jones 
  The Closed Door 04x18: (Dec/29/1952) As guest star 
  Cashel Byron's Profession 03x10: (Jan/14/1952) As guest star 

The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950) 
  Charlton Heston 05x39: (Sep/04/1955) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  Charlton Heston 05x38: (Aug/28/1955) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  Edgar Bergen 05x36: (Aug/07/1955) As Himself 
  Charlton Heston 05x31: (Jun/26/1955) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Your Show of Shows (1950) 
  Season 5, Episode 12 05x12: (Jan/16/1954) As Himself 
  Season 3, Episode 14 03x14: (Dec/22/1951) As Himself 
  Season 3, Episode 6 03x06: (Oct/13/1951) As Himself 

The Philco Television Playhouse (1948) 
  Elegy 05x12: (Jan/25/1953) As guest star 
  Hear My Heart Speak 02x42: (Jun/25/1950) As guest star 

Studio One (1948) 
  The Wings of the Dove 04x26: (Mar/10/1952) As guest star 
  A Bolt of Lightning 04x09: (Nov/12/1951) As James Otis 
  Macbeth 04x06: (Oct/22/1951) As Macbeth 
  Letter from Cairo 03x15: (Dec/04/1950) As guest star 

Suspense (US) (1949) 
  Santa Fe Flight 04x05: (Oct/02/1951) As guest star 
  Suspicion 02x10: (Nov/08/1949) As guest star 
  Suspicion 01x02: (Mar/15/1949) As guest star 
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He has been married to Lydia Clarke since March 17, 1944. They have two children, Fraser and Holly.

At the age of ten, his parents, Russell Whitford Carter and Lila Charlton, divorced.

Soon after his mother remarried and Charlton changed his last name to Heston.

Heston attended New Trier High School and enrolled in the school's drama program.

With his superb acting skills he deservedly earned a scholarship to Northwestern University.

Enlisted in the US Army Air Corps for two years after finishing college.

Married Lydia Marie Clarke in 1944, a fellow student at Northwestern University.

Got the role in Moses as the muscle bound 6 foot 3 inch Charlton looked like Michaelango's sculpture of Moses.

Following radiation treatment, his prostate cancer went into remission. He was diagnosed with the cancer in 1998.

Unfortunately, in 2003, Charlton announced he was suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Later the same year he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from US president George W. Bush.

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