Charleton Heston - American actor of film, theatre and television. Heston is known for heroic roles in films such as The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, El Cid, and Planet of the Apes.
*CHARLTON HESTON ~ With features chiseled in stone, who else but Charlton Heston could you picture as Michelangelo, as Ben-Hur, as Moses? Heston's movie career took off with The Greatest Show on Earth and reached light speed with Ben Hur.
Charlton Heston enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces in Served 2 yrs as a radio operator and aerial gunner aboard a Mitchell stationed in the Alaskan Aleutian Islands with the Eleventh Air Force. He reached the rank of Staff Sergeant.