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'''Charlton Heston''' (b. 1924, d. April 5, 2008) is an [[Academy Awards|Academy Award-winning]] American film actor who starred in such films as''The Ten Commandments'' (as Moses), ''Ben-Hur'', and ''[[Planet of the Apes]]'', and played Cardinal Richelieu in ''[[The Three Musketeers]]'' (1973) and ''The Four Musketeers'' (1974).
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'''Charlton Heston''' (1924-2008) was an [[Academy Awards|Academy Award-winning]] American film actor who starred in such films as ''[[The Ten Commandments]]'' (as Moses), ''[[Ben-Hur]]'' (1959), and ''[[Planet of the Apes]]'' (1968). He also played Cardinal Richelieu in ''[[The Three Musketeers]]'' (1973) and ''The Four Musketeers'' (1974).
   
In [[2001]], he supplied the voice of [[The Mastiff]] in the [[Jim Henson's Creature Shop|Creature Shop]] effects film ''[[Cats & Dogs]]''.
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In 2001, he supplied the voice of the Mastiff in the [[Jim Henson's Creature Shop|Creature Shop]] effects film ''[[Cats & Dogs]]''.
   
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* In [[Episode 105: Rita Moreno|episode 105]] of ''[[The Muppet Show]]'', [[Statler and Waldorf|Statler]] compares [[Fozzie Bear]] to Charlton Heston, even though, as Fozzie points out, "Charlton Heston doesn't tell jokes."
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* In ''[[Sesame Street Unpaved (book)|Sesame Street Unpaved]]'', it's pointed out that [[Count von Count]] shares his astrological sign, Libra, with Charlton Heston ("he sure could count those Commandments").
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* On the day [[Jim Henson]], [[Frank Oz]], [[Jerry Juhl]] and [[Don Sahlin]] created their now famous [[NBC Pipes|Muppet Pipes at NBC]], several people in the studio caught wind of what the men were doing in their dressing room. Jerry Juhl recalls, "At some point, late in the afternoon, there was a knock on the door and a voice outside said, 'Hello, I'm Charlton Heston. Could I see your closet?' Since practical jokes weren't unknown in our world, we yelled back, 'Yeah, sure, you're Charlton Heston.' And, of course, it was Charlton Heston."<ref>''[[Jim Henson: The Works]]'' page 40</ref>
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000032/ IMDb]
 
*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000032/ IMDb]
   
 
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Charltonheston

Charlton Heston (1924-2008) was an Academy Award-winning American film actor who starred in such films as The Ten Commandments (as Moses), Ben-Hur (1959), and Planet of the Apes (1968). He also played Cardinal Richelieu in The Three Musketeers (1973) and The Four Musketeers (1974).

In 2001, he supplied the voice of the Mastiff in the Creature Shop effects film Cats & Dogs.

ReferencesEdit

TriviaEdit

  • On the day Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Juhl and Don Sahlin created their now famous Muppet Pipes at NBC, several people in the studio caught wind of what the men were doing in their dressing room. Jerry Juhl recalls, "At some point, late in the afternoon, there was a knock on the door and a voice outside said, 'Hello, I'm Charlton Heston. Could I see your closet?' Since practical jokes weren't unknown in our world, we yelled back, 'Yeah, sure, you're Charlton Heston.' And, of course, it was Charlton Heston."[1]

SourcesEdit

  1. Jim Henson: The Works page 40

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