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Charlton Heston, gebürtig John Charles Carter, war ein amerikanischer Schauspieler und Bürgerrechtler. Von 19war er Präsident der National Rifle Association. Bekannt wurde er durch Hauptrollen in verschiedenen in den er- und. Charlton Heston, gebürtig John Charles Carter, (* 4. Oktober in Evanston, Illinois; † 5. April in Beverly Hills, Kalifornien) war ein amerikanischer. Charlton Heston wurde am 4. Oktober in Evanston (Illinois) als John Charlton Carter und Sohn von Lila ( – ) und Russell Whitford Carter ( Nicht nur wegen seiner hünenhaften Statur war der geborene Charlton Heston (eigentlich Charlton Carter) als Moses, Ben Hur, El Cid oder Michelangelo. Charlton Heston. Am 5. April ist der US-Schauspieler Charlton Heston ("Ben Hur") in Hollywood gestorben. Der Schauspieler litt an Alzheimer und hatte sich fast.
Nicht nur wegen seiner hünenhaften Statur war der geborene Charlton Heston (eigentlich Charlton Carter) als Moses, Ben Hur, El Cid oder Michelangelo. Charlton Heston wurde am 4. Oktober in Evanston (Illinois) als John Charlton Carter und Sohn von Lila ( – ) und Russell Whitford Carter ( Charlton Heston. Am 5. April ist der US-Schauspieler Charlton Heston ("Ben Hur") in Hollywood gestorben. Der Schauspieler litt an Alzheimer und hatte sich fast.
Shortly thereafter, his mother remarried and Charlton and his younger sister Lilla and brother Alan moved to Wilmette, Illinois. Heston his and his siblings' new surname attended New Trier High School.
All kids play pretend games, but I did it more than most. Even when we moved to Chicago, I was more or less a loner.
We lived in a North Shore suburb, where I was a skinny hick from the woods, and all the other kids seemed to be rich and know about girls.
Contradictions on paper and in an interview surround when "Charlton" became Heston's first name. Carter at age six.
Later accounts and movie studio biographies say he was born John Charles Carter. When Russell Carter died in , Charlton's brother and sister changed their legal surname to Heston the following year; Charlton did not.
Charlton was his maternal grandmother Marian's maiden name,  not his mother Lilla's. This is contrary to how 20th century references read and what Heston said.
Baines, who was an undesirable father figure. The newly married Mrs. Heston preferred her children use the same last name as her.
Heston was an Episcopalian , and has been described as "a spiritual man" with an "earthy flair", who "respected religious traditions" and "particularly enjoyed the historical aspects of the Christian faith".
Heston frequently recounted that while growing up in northern Michigan in a sparsely populated area, he often wandered in the forest, "acting" out characters from books he had read.
From the Winnetka Community Theatre or the Winnetka Dramatist's Guild, as it was then known in which he was active, he earned a drama scholarship to Northwestern University.
That same year, he joined the military. After his rise to fame, Heston narrated for highly classified military and Department of Energy instructional films, particularly relating to nuclear weapons , and "for six years Heston [held] the nation's highest security clearance" or Q clearance.
In , they returned to New York, where Heston was offered a supporting role in a Broadway revival of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra , starring Katharine Cornell.
In television, Heston played a number of roles in CBS's Studio One , one of the most popular anthology dramas of the s.
Film producer Hal B. Wallis of Casablanca spotted Heston in a television production of Wuthering Heights and offered him a contract.
When his wife reminded Heston they had decided to pursue theater and television, he replied, "Well, maybe just for one film to see what it's like.
Heston's first professional movie appearance was the leading role at age 26 in Dark City , a film noir produced by Hal Wallis. His breakthrough came when Cecil B.
It was also the most popular movie of that year. He followed this with another Western, Arrowhead However, the role was given to William Holden , who won an Oscar for it.
In , he made two adventure films for Paramount. The Naked Jungle had him battle a plague of killer ants. He played the lead in Secret of the Incas , which was shot on location at the archeological site Machu Picchu and has numerous similarities to Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Heston became an icon for playing Moses in the hugely successful biblical epic The Ten Commandments , selected by director Cecil B.
DeMille, who thought Heston bore an uncanny resemblance to Michelangelo 's statue of Moses. The Ten Commandments became one of the greatest box office successes of all time and is the seventh highest-grossing film adjusted for inflation.
His portrayal of the Hebrew prophet and deliverer was praised by film critics. The Hollywood Reporter described him as "splendid, handsome and princely and human in the scenes dealing with him as a young man, and majestic and terrible as his role demands it".
Disney were seated with the Heston's for this opening showing in the Egyptian Theatre. Heston went back to Westerns with Three Violent People Universal tried to interest him in a thriller starring Orson Welles , Touch of Evil ; Heston agreed to be in it if Welles directed.
The film has come to be regarded as a classic masterpiece. He later voiced Ben-Hur in an animated television production of the Lew Wallace novel in Heston followed it with The Wreck of the Mary Deare co-starring Gary Cooper , which was a box office disappointment.
Levy 's play The Tumbler , directed by Laurence Olivier. After the play flopped, Heston told columnist Joe Hyams, "I feel I am the only one who came out with a profit I got out of it precisely what I went in for — a chance to work with Olivier.
I learned from him in six weeks things I never would have learned otherwise. I think I've ended up a better actor.
Heston enjoyed acting on stage, believing it revivified him as an actor. He never returned to Broadway, but acted in regional theatres.
The play was a success and the West End production was taken to Aberdeen , Scotland, for a week, where it was staged at His Majesty's Theatre.
Samuel Bronston pursued Heston to play the title role in an epic shot in Spain, El Cid , which was a big success. Bronston wanted him for another epic and the result was 55 Days at Peking , which was a box office disappointment.
The War Lord , directed by Franklin J. Schaffner , was on a smaller scale and critically acclaimed, though commercially it fared poorly.
From until , Heston served as president of the Screen Actors Guild. The Guild had been created in for the benefit of actors, who had different interests from the producers and directors who controlled the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
He was more conservative than most actors, and publicly clashed with outspoken liberal actors such as Ed Asner. Counterpoint was a war film which was not particularly successful at the box office.
Neither was the Western Will Penny , directed by Tom Gries ; however Heston received excellent reviews and it was one of his favorite films.
Heston had not been in a big hit for a number of years but in he starred in Planet of the Apes , directed by Schaffner, which was hugely popular.
Less so was a football drama, Number One directed by Gries. Heston had a smaller supporting role in Beneath the Planet of the Apes , which was popular.
However, The Hawaiians , directed by Gries, was not. In , he starred in the post-apocalyptic science-fiction film The Omega Man , which has received mixed critical reviews but was popular.
During this time he became a gun rights advocate. In , Heston made his directorial debut and starred as Mark Antony in an adaptation of the William Shakespeare play he had performed earlier in his theater career, Antony and Cleopatra.
After receiving scathing reviews, the film was never released to theaters, and is rarely seen on television. It was finally released on DVD in March His next film, Skyjacked was a hit.
He quickly recovered with a string of hits: Soylent Green , another science fiction story; The Three Musketeers , playing Cardinal Richelieu in an all-star cast; Earthquake , a disaster film; Airport , another disaster film; Midway a war film.
He made his second film as a director Mother Lode also written by his son; it was a commercial disappointment. From until , he starred in his only prime time stint on a television series in the soap, The Colbys.
West and Schoch had proposed a much earlier date for the construction of the Great Sphinx than the one which is generally accepted.
They had suggested that the main type of weathering evident on the Great Sphinx and surrounding enclosure walls could only have been caused by prolonged and extensive rainfall and that the whole structure was carved out of limestone bedrock by an ancient advanced culture such as the Heavy Neolithic Qaraoun culture.
Never taking himself too seriously, he also made a few appearances as "Chuck" in Dame Edna Everage 's shows, both on stage and on television.
Heston appeared in in a cameo role in Wayne's World 2 , in a scene where Wayne Campbell Mike Myers requests casting a better actor for a small role.
After the scene is reshot with Heston, Campbell weeps in awe. That same year, Heston hosted Saturday Night Live. He had cameos in the films Hamlet , Tombstone , and True Lies.
In , he made a cameo appearance as an elderly, dying chimpanzee in Tim Burton 's remake of Planet of the Apes. His last film role was as Josef Mengele in Rua Alguem My Father , which had limited release mainly to festivals in Heston's distinctive voice landed him roles as a film narrator, including Armageddon and Disney 's Hercules.
He played the title role in Mister Roberts three times and cited it as one of his favorite roles. In the early s, he tried unsuccessfully to revive and direct the show with Tom Selleck in the title role.
Heston's political activism had four stages. From until , the second stage, he continued to endorse Democratic candidates for President.
Moving beyond Hollywood , he became nationally visible in in support of the Civil Rights Act of From until , he served as the elected president of the Screen Actors Guild , and clashed with his liberal rival Ed Asner.
In , he used his "cowboy" persona to publicize gun control measures. The third stage began in Like many neoconservatives of the same era who moved from liberal Democrat to conservative Republican , he rejected the liberalism of George McGovern and supported Richard Nixon in for President.
In the s, he gave strong support to Ronald Reagan during his conservative presidency. In , Heston entered his fourth stage by establishing his own political action fund-raising committee and jumped into the internal politics of the National Rifle Association.
He gave numerous culture wars speeches and interviews upholding the conservative position, blaming media and academia for imposing affirmative action , which he saw as unfair reverse discrimination.
Heston campaigned for Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson in , although he was unable to campaign for John F. Kennedy in due to filming on El Cid in Spain.
In later speeches, he said he helped the civil rights cause "long before Hollywood found it fashionable". In the election, he endorsed Lyndon B.
Johnson , who had masterminded the passage of the Civil Rights Act of through Congress over the vociferous opposition of Southern Democrats.
That year, Heston publicly opposed California Proposition 14 that rolled back the state's fair housing law, the Rumford Fair Housing Act.
In his autobiography, In the Arena , written after he became a conservative Republican, Heston wrote that while driving back from the set of The War Lord , he saw a " Barry Goldwater for President" billboard with his campaign slogan "In Your Heart You Know He's Right" and thought to himself, "Son of a bitch, he is right.
Heston opposed the Vietnam War during its course though he changed his opinion in the years following the war  and in was approached by the Democratic Party to run for the U.
Senate against incumbent George Murphy. He agonized over the decision but ultimately determined he could never give up acting.
By the s, Heston supported gun rights and changed his political affiliation from Democratic to Republican. When asked why he changed political alliances, Heston replied "I didn't change.
The Democratic Party changed. Bush , and George W. Heston resigned in protest from Actors Equity , saying the union's refusal to allow a white actor to play a Eurasian role in Miss Saigon was "obscenely racist".
Heston charged that CNN 's telecasts from Baghdad were "sowing doubts" about the allied effort in the —91 Gulf War.
At a Time Warner stockholders' meeting, Heston castigated the company for releasing an Ice-T album which included a song "Cop Killer" about killing police officers.
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Approved min History, Romance, Western. Sign In. Heston gewann für diese Rolle den Oscar als bester Hauptdarsteller. Als die Monumentalfilmwelle Mitte der er Jahre auslief, wechselte Heston ins Science-Fiction-Genre und spielte mehrfach Männer, die in apokalyptischen Welten um ihr Überleben kämpfen müssen Planet der Affen , ; Omega-Mann , ; …Jahr … die überleben wollen , Bis in die späten er Jahre blieb er ein gefragter Darsteller heroischer Männer, die sich in Extremsituationen bewähren, und war zum Beispiel als Hauptdarsteller von Katastrophenfilmen wie Airport '75 — Giganten am Himmel , Erdbeben , Zwei Minuten Warnung oder U-Boot in Not populär.
Ab den er Jahren fanden sich altersbedingt kaum noch adäquate Rollen für ihn. Kurz davor hatte Heston im August die Öffentlichkeit über seine Alzheimer -Erkrankung informiert.
Sporadisch trat er auch als Regisseur in Erscheinung. Heston galt in den USA als politisch liberal. Er arbeitete mit Martin Luther King zusammen, half schwarzen Schauspielern in Hollywood , nahm an der Bestreikung von Lokalen teil, die keine Schwarzen als Gäste akzeptierten und führte die Teilnehmer bei Kings Protestmarsch an, der zur rechtlichen Verankerung von Bürgerrechten führte.
Stets ergriff Heston für Gleichberechtigung und gegen Rassismus das Wort. Später vertrat Heston jedoch auch konservativ- republikanische Positionen.
So setzte er sich beispielsweise für das uneingeschränkte Recht auf Waffenbesitz ein, was einer umstrittenen zeitgenössischen Interpretation des zweiten Zusatzartikels zur Verfassung der Vereinigten Staaten entspricht.
Heston präsentierte sich öffentlich als entschiedener Gegner der political correctness.Charlton Heston, gebürtig John Charles Carter, war ein amerikanischer Schauspieler und Bürgerrechtler. Von 19war er Präsident der National Rifle. Der Schauspieler Charlton Heston ist tot. Der Star vieler epischer Hollywood-Filme starb im Alter von 84 Jahren. In den vergangenen. Charlton Heston. John Charles Carter. Geboren: in Evanston, Illionis, USA Gestorben: in Beverly Hills, Kalifornien, USA Sternzeichen. Charlton Heston. John Charles Carter. Geboren: in Evanston, Illionis, USA Gestorben: in Beverly Hills. Perfekte Charlton Heston Stock-Fotos und -Bilder sowie aktuelle Editorial-Aufnahmen von Getty Images. Download hochwertiger Bilder, die man nirgendwo. Am Michael Jordan. Familien im Brennpunkt Info - Uhr. Nath Do. Ab dem James Cameron. Heston war einflussreicher Lobbyist und Präsident der National Rifle Association, die und wegen der Massaker an Schulen ins Kreuzfeuer der Öffentlichkeit geraten war. Community-Kritiken zu Stream cinderella Heston. Trotzdem sind Aktionäre bei more info Anlageentscheidungen keineswegs hilflos. Schon bei I Am Legend handelte es sich um https://nordill2018.se/serien-stream-hd/nymphomaniac-2-stream.php Remake.
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He also starred in the disaster movies Skyjacked , Airport , and Earthquake Heston was involved in politics, both in and out of Hollywood.
From to he was president of the Screen Actors Guild , and he later was chairman of the American Film Institute — A vocal supporter of gun rights, he served as president of the National Rifle Association — In addition, he was named a Kennedy Center honoree in His various books include the autobiography In the Arena Charlton Heston.
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During a speech at Brandeis University, he stated, "Political correctness is tyranny with manners". Heston was the president a largely ceremonial position and spokesman of the NRA from until he resigned in At the NRA convention, he raised a rifle over his head and declared that a potential Al Gore administration would take away his Second Amendment rights " from my cold, dead hands ".
Heston became an honorary life member. Moore criticized Heston for the perceived thoughtlessness in the timing and location of the meeting.
Moore was later criticized for having conducted the interview in what some viewed as an ambush. In April , he sent a message of support to the American forces in the Iraq War , attacking opponents of the war as "pretend patriots".
Heston opposed abortion and introduced Bernard Nathanson 's anti-abortion documentary, Eclipse of Reason , which focuses on late-term abortions.
Heston served on the advisory board of Accuracy in Media , a conservative media watchdog group founded by Reed Irvine. In , Heston had a hip replacement.
He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in Following a course of radiation treatment , the cancer went into remission.
In , he publicly disclosed that he had been treated for alcoholism at a Utah clinic in May—June of that year. On August 9, , he publicly announced via a taped message that he had been diagnosed with symptoms consistent with Alzheimer's disease.
In March , various newspapers reported that family and friends were shocked by the progression of his illness, and that he was sometimes unable to get out of bed.
Heston died on the morning of April 5, , at his home in Beverly Hills, California , with Lydia, his wife of 64 years, by his side.
The cause of death was not disclosed by the family. Early tributes came in from leading figures; President George W.
Bush called Heston "a man of character and integrity, with a big heart He served his country during World War II, marched in the civil rights movement, led a labor union and vigorously defended Americans' Second Amendment rights.
The funeral was held at Episcopal Parish of St. Matthew's Church in Pacific Palisades , the church where Heston had regularly worshipped and attended Sunday services since the early s.
Richard Corliss wrote in Time magazine, "From start to finish, Heston was a grand, ornery anachronism, the sinewy symbol of a time when Hollywood took itself seriously, when heroes came from history books, not comic books.
Epics like Ben-Hur or El Cid simply couldn't be made today, in part because popular culture has changed as much as political fashion.
But mainly because there's no one remotely like Charlton Heston to infuse the form with his stature, fire, and guts.
In his obituary for the actor, film critic Roger Ebert noted, "Heston made at least three movies that almost everybody eventually sees: Ben-Hur , The Ten Commandments and Planet of the Apes.
In his childhood hometown of St. It is housed in the former St. Helen Elementary School. Enrollment on the first day was students in grades kindergarten through eighth.
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