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Remembering Charlton Heston

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Tuesday, September 12, 1995

Film legend Charlton Heston died on Saturday, April 5, 2008. He was 84. Heston starred in “Ben Hur,” “El-Cid,” “Planet of the Apes,” and as Moses in “The Ten Commandments,” among others. He often said, "I have a face that belongs in another century.” From, he served as head of the National Rifle Association. He used to say that the only way his gun would be taken away is "from my cold, dead hands." He spoke with Leonard Lopate in September 1995 about his autobiography, In the Arena.

Charlton Heston

Film legend Charlton Heston died on Saturday, April 5, 2008. He was 84. Heston starred in “Ben Hur,” “El-Cid,” “Planet of the Apes,” and as Moses in “The Ten Commandments,” among others. He often said, "I have a face that belongs in another century.” From, he served as head of ...

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