Charlton Heston

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Birth Name: John Charles Carter

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Evanston, IL

Date Of Birth: October 4, 1923

Date Of Death: April 5, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Charlton Heston was born on the 4th of October, 1923. He was known for being a Movie Actor. Oscar winner and three-term president of the NRA who starred in Planet of the Apes and Ben Hur. Appearing in over 100 films throughout his 6-decade career, he is perhaps best known for his role as Moses in The Ten Commandments.

Charlton Heston was born in Evanston, IL. While growing up in Michigan, he spent much of his free time wandering throughout the woods and pretending he was characters from his favorite books. After serving in the army during World War II, he moved to New York and was employed as an artist’s model. He starred as Brad Braden in the 1952 Cecil B. DeMille drama The Greatest Show on Earth.

Charlton Heston was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Charlton Heston was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

John Charles Carter is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Charlton’s John Charles Carter attended New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL (1941) and Northwestern University.


Charlton Heston’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Charlton Heston’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Charlton Heston kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Charlton Heston was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Charles Carter
RELIGION: Anglican / Episcopalian
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Charlton Heston was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Charlton Heston was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Charlton Heston had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Charlton Heston’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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