Charlton Heston Overview

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Born: October 04, 1924

Born John Charleton Carter in Evanston Illinois, Charlton Heston originally trained in the classics in Northwestern University's drama program, gaining early experience playing the lead in a 1941 filmed school production of Peer Gynt. He also performed on the radio and attended Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) prior to serving in the Air Force for three years during WWII. After his discharge, he worked as a model in New York, where he met his wife, fellow model Lydia Clarke, to whom he... See All

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