Charlton Heston - MovieMonday.com
Charlton Heston's early fame was in biblical dramas, ala "Ben-Hur" and "The Ten Commandments."
Tall and handsome, with a commanding screen presence and a great voice, Charlton Heston made his mark in historical dramas at a time when earthier sex symbols like Marlon Brando and James Dean were wowing audience with their naturalism in kitchen sink dramas.
Charlton Heston's defining role was
as Moses in "The
Ten Commandments. " Other notable films include: "Ben-Hur"
(Best Actor Award), "El Cid,"
"Touch of Evil," "Soylent Green," "Planet
of the Apes," "The Three Muskeeters," and "True