Charlton Heston

Total Box Office:
 $498.2M
Highest Rated:
100% Khartoum (1966)
Lowest Rated:
0% The Order (2002)
Birthday:
Oct 4
Birthplace:
Evanston, Illinois, USA
Bio:
Steely jawed, hard bodied, terse in speech, Charlton Heston was an American man's man, an epic unto himself. While he played modern men, he was at his best when portraying larger-than-life figures from world history, preferably with his shirt off. He was born John Charles Carter on October 4, 1924…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen
  • Actor
-- 2013
95% Sing Your Song
  • Charlton Heston
$47.7k 2011
96% Cameraman: The Life And Work Of Jack Cardiff
  • Actor
$20.0k 2010
Vietnam: A Retrospective
  • Actor
-- 2007
America Home of the Brave
  • Actor
-- 2005
Rated R - Republicans in Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 2004
John Wayne: American Legend
  • Actor
-- 2003
Celtic Inheritance
  • Actor
-- 2003
Ben Hur
  • Actor
-- 2003
Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible - Samson and Delilah
  • Actor
-- 2002
Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible - Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors
  • Actor
-- 2002
96% Bowling for Columbine
  • Director
  • Actor
$21.2M 2002
Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible - Joshua and the Battle of Jericho
  • Actor
-- 2002
0% The Order
  • Actor
-- 2002
Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible - Miracles of Jesus
  • Actor
-- 2002
Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible - Sodom and Gomorrah
  • Actor
-- 2002
Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible - The Nativity
  • Actor
-- 2002
The Making of The Ten Commandments
  • Actor
-- 2001
45% Planet of the Apes
  • Actor
$178.1M 2001
13% Town & Country
  • Mr. Claybourne
$6.3M 2001
54% Cats & Dogs
  • Mastiff
$90.9M 2001
Mysterious Origins of Man
  • Host
-- 1999
50% Any Given Sunday
  • The Commissioner
-- 1999
Forever Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1999
Gideon
  • Actor
-- 1999
Secrets of War - Air Wars - Vietnam: Alpha Strike
  • Narrator
-- 1998
Secrets of War - Air Wars: Spies in the Sky
  • Narrator
-- 1998
Secrets of War - Bio & Nuclear Warfare
  • Actor
-- 1998
Secrets of War - Intelligence: The Ultra Enigma
  • Narrator
-- 1998
60% Behind the Planet of the Apes
  • Actor
-- 1998
Secrets of War - Spy Games Of World War II
  • Actor
-- 1998
Secrets of War - Intelligence: Women Spies in WWII
  • Narrator
-- 1998
40% Armageddon
  • Narrator
$201.6M 1998
Secrets of War - Bold Strikes
  • Actor
-- 1998
Secrets of War - Wealth & Power
  • Actor
-- 1998
I Am Your Child
  • Actor
-- 1997
Alaska: Spirit of the Wild
  • Narrator
-- 1997
Hollywood at Your Feet: The Story of the Chinese Theatre Footprints
  • Actor
-- 1997
The Lord Protector
  • Actor
-- 1997
84% Hercules
  • Narrator
-- 1997
Charlton Heston Presents: The Bible
  • Actor
-- 1997
To the Galaxy and Beyond with Mark Hamill (Hollywood Aliens & Monsters)
  • Actor
-- 1997
Adventures of Mowgli
  • Narrator in the English-language version
-- 1996
95% Hamlet
  • Actor
-- 1996
18% Alaska
  • Perry
  • Director
-- 1996
Catastrophe! Hollywood Disaster Movies
  • Actor
-- 1996
Charlton Heston
  • Actor
-- 1996
Avenging Angel
  • Brigham Young
-- 1995
47% In the Mouth of Madness
  • Jackson Harglow
-- 1994
Thousand Heroes
  • Actor
-- 1994
Texas
  • Actor
-- 1994
Bible According to Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1994
Dying for a Smoke
  • Actor
-- 1994
United States Air Force Museum
  • Actor
-- 1994
72% True Lies
  • Spencer Trilby
-- 1994
Solar Crisis
  • Actor
-- 1993
60% Wayne's World 2
  • Good Actor
-- 1993
Mystery of the Sphinx
  • Host
-- 1993
Noel
  • Actor
-- 1993
73% Tombstone
  • Henry Hooker
-- 1993
Smithsonian's Great Battles of the Civil War - V. 1
  • Actor
-- 1992
Les Secrets professionnels du Dr Apfelglück (The Professional Secrets of Dr. Apfelgluck)
  • Actor
-- 1992
Sherlock Holmes - The Crucifer of Blood
  • Sherlock Holmes
-- 1991
Symphony for the Spire
  • Actor
-- 1991
29% Almost an Angel
  • Moses
-- 1990
The Little Kidnappers
  • James MacKenzie
-- 1990
Solar Crisis (Crisis 2050)
  • Skeet Kelso
-- 1990
Treasure Island (Devil's Treasure)
  • Long John Silver
-- 1989
Original Sin
  • Louis Mancini
-- 1989
Defeat Into Victory
  • Actor
-- 1988
Nairobi Affair
  • Lee Cahill
-- 1988
Proud Men
  • Actor
-- 1987
Nairobi Affair
  • Actor
-- 1986
The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal
  • Actor
-- 1985
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - John Ford
  • Actor
-- 1983
Chiefs
  • Hugh Holmes
-- 1983
Mother Lode (Search for the Mother Lode: The Last Great Treasure)
  • Director
  • Ian McGee
-- 1982
50% The Mountain Men
  • Bill Tyler
-- 1980
The Awakening
  • Matthew Corbeck
-- 1980
David Sheehan Interviews the Stars
  • Actor
-- 1980
Helga Pictures
  • Actor
-- 1979
60% Gray Lady Down
  • Capt. Paul Blanchard
-- 1977
Crossed Swords (The Prince and the Pauper)
  • Henry VIII
-- 1977
54% Midway
  • Capt. Matt Garth
-- 1976
Two-Minute Warning
  • Capt. Peter Holly
-- 1976
Two Minute Warning
  • Actor
-- 1976
America at the Movies
  • Narrator
-- 1976
The Last Hard Men
  • Sam Burgade
-- 1976
79% The Four Musketeers
  • Cardinal Richelieu
-- 1975
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Orson Welles
  • Actor
-- 1975
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - James Cagney
  • Actor
-- 1974
25% Earthquake
  • Graff
-- 1974
31% Airport 1975
  • Alan Murdock
-- 1974
97% Major Dundee
  • Maj. Amos Charles Dundee
-- 1974
71% Soylent Green
  • Detective Thorn
-- 1973
82% The Three Musketeers
  • Cardinal Richelieu
-- 1973
Antony And Cleopatra
  • Marc Antony
  • Director
-- 1972
Skyjacked (Sky Terror)
  • Henry O'Hara
-- 1972
Call of the Wild
  • John Thornton
-- 1972
59% The Omega Man
  • Neville
-- 1971
Julius Caesar
  • Marc Antony
-- 1970
80% Airport
  • Actor
-- 1970
The Hawaiians,(Master of the Islands)
  • Whip Hoxworth
-- 1970
41% Beneath The Planet Of The Apes
  • Taylor
-- 1970
King - Montgomery to Memphis
  • Actor
-- 1970
89% Planet of the Apes
  • Taylor
-- 1968
The Adventures of Mowgli
  • Actor
-- 1967
Counterpoint
  • Actor
-- 1967
82% Will Penny
  • Will Penny
-- 1967
100% Khartoum
  • Gen. Charles Gordon
-- 1966
86% The Agony and the Ecstasy
  • Michelangelo
-- 1965
67% The Warlord
  • Chrysagon
-- 1965
37% The Greatest Story Ever Told
  • John the Baptist
-- 1965
100% Gamlet (Hamlet)
  • Player King
-- 1964
57% 55 Days at Peking
  • Maj. Matt Lewis
-- 1963
Diamond Head
  • Richard "King" Howland
-- 1963
The Pigeon That Took Rome
  • Capt. Paul MacDougall
-- 1962
92% El Cid
  • Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar/El Cid
-- 1961
The Wreck of the Mary Deare
  • John Sands
-- 1959
87% Ben-Hur
  • Judah Ben Hur
-- 1959
95% Touch of Evil
  • Ramon Miguel Vargas
-- 1958
The Buccaneer
  • Andrew Jackson
-- 1958
100% The Big Country
  • Steve Leech
-- 1958
Three Violent People
  • Colt Saunders
-- 1957
91% The Ten Commandments
  • God (Uncredited)
-- 1956
The Private War of Major Benson
  • Major Bernard Benson
-- 1955
The Far Horizons
  • Bill Clark
-- 1955
Private War of Major Bensen
  • Actor
-- 1955
Secret of the Incas
  • Harry Steele
-- 1954
83% The Naked Jungle
  • Christopher Leiningen
-- 1954
Bad for Each Other
  • Dr. Tom Owen
-- 1954
The President's Lady
  • Andrew Jackson
-- 1953
Julius Caesar
  • Actor
-- 1953
Arrowhead
  • Ed Bannon
-- 1953
Pony Express
  • Buffalo Bill Cody
-- 1953
The Savage
  • War Bonnet (Jim Aherne)
-- 1953
42% The Greatest Show on Earth
  • Brad Braden
-- 1952
67% Ruby Gentry
  • Boake Tackman
-- 1952
Westinghouse Studio One - "A Bolt of Lightning"
  • Actor
-- 1951
Dark City
  • Danny Haley
-- 1950
Julius Caesar
  • Marcus Antonius
-- 1950
Studio One Anthology
  • Actor
-- 1948
Peer Gynt
  • Peer Gynt
-- 1941

Charlton Heston Trivia

Has a collection of more than 400 modern and antique guns.
- submitted by Lindsay Elizabeth M (3 years ago)
Entertainment Weekly voted him as the 52nd Greatest Star of All Time.
- submitted by Lindsay Elizabeth M (3 years ago)

Quotes from Charlton Heston's Characters

    1. Neville: Tell me something. Are you fellas really with the Internal Revenue Service?
    From The Omega Man. Submitted by John T (5 months ago)
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