Breaking News AlertThe New York TimesSunday, April 6, 2008 -- 12:12 AM ET-----Charlton Heston, Oscar-Winning Actor, Dies at 84
Charlton Heston, who won the 1959 best actor Oscar as thechariot-racing "Ben-Hur" and also portrayed Moses, Michelangelo, El Cid and other heroic figures in movie epicsof the 1950s and '60s, has died, a spokesman for the actor's family told The Associated Press. He was 84.
My mom went to the walk-in theater around 1956 or 1957 and saw "Moses" on the big screen and she thought it was a wonderful movie.
They run it every Easter on channel 26 here in the states.
I rememer him best though playing "blue eyes" on "planet of the apes."