Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John Charles Carter  

Pen Name: Charlton Heston


Born: October 4, 1924 in Evanston, Illinois

Died: April 5, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California

-- John Charles Carter on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection


Biographical and Professional Information


Selected Titles At Your Library

In the arena :
ISBN: 0684803941. OCLC Number:

Simon & Schuster,. New York :. ©1995.

Examines the life of the stage and motion picture actor who portrayed Moses, El Cid, and won an Acadamy Award for Ben Hur.

To be a man :
ISBN: 0684841169. OCLC Number:

. .

The famed actor passes on to his grandson his advice about how to do one's best while keeping one's promises, how to be fair, and how to be a good man.

Charlton Heston's Hollywood :
ISBN: 1577193571. OCLC Number:

GT Publ.,. New York :. ©1998.

Documents the actor's career through behind-the-scenes looks at all of his movies and anecdotes about the actors, actresses, and directors with whom he has worked.



Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (No)