Saturday, April 5, 2008

Charlton Heston, 1924-2008

Charlton Heston, star of the Easter season favorite The Ten Commandments, has died. My favorite film of his would have to be the one with the most memorable climactic scene, Planet of the Apes. Another of his films, Ben-Hur, won 11 Academy Awards, including the grand prize of Best Picture. Later in his life, he became president of the National Rifle Association. Heston was 84 years old.

I'm sorry for the very mild oath in this clip, but I simply must include it here:

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