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Gregory Peck

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Eldred Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an American actor who was one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s. Peck continued to play major film roles until the late 1980s. His performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor. He had also been nominated for an Oscar for the same category for The Keys of the Kingdom (1944), The Yearling (1946), Gentleman's Agreement (1947) and Twelve O'Clock High (1949). Other notable films he appeared in include Spellbound (1945), Roman Holiday (1953), Moby Dick (1956, and its 1998 miniseries), The Guns of Navarone (1961), Cape Fear (1962, and its 1991 remake), How the West Was Won (1962), The Omen (1976) and The Boys from Brazil (1978). U.S. President Lyndon Johnson honored Peck with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969 for his lifetime humanitarian efforts. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Peck among Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood cinema, ranking at No. 12. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1983.


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Born:
Apr 5, 1916 In La Jolla, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
65
First Appeared:
In the movie Days of Glory 1944-06-16
Latest Project:
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-02
Known For
Filmography
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-02
Movie Fallout Himself (archive footage) 2013-07-26
Movie Gravity Himself (archive footage) 2006-01-01
Movie From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff Himself / Narrator (voice) 2002-08-25
Movie The Making of 'Cape Fear' Himself 2001-09-18
Movie Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood (archive footage) 1999-01-23
Series Baseball Kid Gleason / Connie Mack (voice) 1994-09-18
Movie The Portrait Gardner Church 1993-02-13
Movie The Will Rogers Follies Mr. Ziegfeld (voice) 1993-11-26
Movie Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star Sam Bowden (archive footage) (uncredited) 1991-03-10
Movie Other People's Money Andrew Jorgenson 1991-10-18
Movie Cape Fear Lee Heller 1991-11-15
Movie Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration Himself 1990-02-04
Movie Old Gringo Ambrose Bierce 1989-10-06
Movie Amazing Grace and Chuck President 1987-05-22
Movie The Scarlet and the Black Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty 1983-02-02
Movie The Sea Wolves Col. Lewis Pugh 1980-07-03
Movie The Boys from Brazil Dr. Josef Mengele 1978-10-05
Movie MacArthur Douglas MacArthur 1977-07-01
Movie The Omen Robert Thorn 1976-06-06
Movie Billy Two Hats Arch Deans 1974-03-07
Movie Shoot Out Clay Lomax 1971-08-16
Movie I Walk the Line Sheriff Tawes 1970-11-18
Movie Mackenna's Gold Marshal MacKenna 1969-03-18
Movie The Chairman John Hathaway 1969-06-25
Movie Marooned Charles Keith 1969-12-11
Movie The Stalking Moon Sam Varner 1968-12-25
Movie Africa Himself - Narrator 1967-09-10
Movie Arabesque Prof. David Pollock 1966-05-04
Movie Mirage David Stillwell 1965-10-29
Movie Verifica incerta - Disperse Exclamatory Phase 1965-05-31
Movie Behold a Pale Horse Manuel Artiguez 1964-08-14
Movie Cape Fear Sam Bowden 1962-04-12
Movie To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus Finch 1962-12-25
Movie How the West Was Won Cleve Van Valen 1962-10-01
Movie The Guns of Navarone Capt. Keith Mallory 1961-04-27
Movie Pork Chop Hill Lt. Joe Clemons 1959-05-29
Movie Beloved Infidel F. Scott Fitzgerald 1959-11-17
Movie On the Beach Dwight Towers 1959-12-16
Movie The Bravados Jim Douglass 1958-06-25
Movie The Big Country James McKay 1958-09-30
Movie Designing Woman Mike Hagen 1957-05-16
Movie Moby Dick Captain Ahab 1956-06-27
Movie The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Tom Rath 1956-04-12
Movie The Million Pound Note Henry Adams 1954-01-07
Movie Night People Col. Steve Van Dyke 1954-03-11
Movie The Purple Plain Bill Forrester 1954-09-14
Movie Roman Holiday Joe Bradley 1953-08-26
Movie The World in His Arms Captain Jonathan Clark 1952-10-09
Movie Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. Captain Horatio Hornblower R N 1951-04-10
Movie Pictura Narrator: Carpaccio episode (voice) 1951-06-01
Movie Only the Valiant Capt. Richard Lance 1951-04-13
Movie The Gunfighter Jimmy Ringo 1950-06-23
Movie The Great Sinner Fedja 1949-06-29
Movie Twelve O'Clock High Brigadier General Frank Savage 1949-12-21
Movie Yellow Sky James "Stretch" Dawson 1948-12-24
Movie The Macomber Affair Robert Wilson 1947-04-20
Movie Gentleman's Agreement Philip Schuyler Green 1947-11-11
Movie The Paradine Case Anthony Keane 1947-12-31
Movie The Yearling Ezra "Penny" Baxter 1946-12-18
Movie Duel in the Sun Lewton 'Lewt' MacCanles 1946-12-31
Movie The Valley of Decision Paul Scott 1945-05-03
Movie Spellbound John Ballantine 1945-11-08
Movie Days of Glory Vladimir 1944-06-16
Movie The Keys of the Kingdom Father Francis Chisholm 1944-12-15
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