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Gregory Peck (1916–2003)


Gregory Peck was born in La Jolla, California, to Bernice Mary (Ayres) and Gregory Pearl Peck, a chemist and druggist in San Diego. He had Irish (from his paternal grandmother) and English ancestry. His parents divorced when he was five years old. An only child, he was sent to live with his grandmother. He never felt he had a stable childhood. His ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 34 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 1991 Other People's Money
Andrew Jorgenson
 1987 Amazing Grace and Chuck
President
 1974 Billy Two Hats
Arch Deans
 1971 Shoot Out
Clay Lomax
 1970 I Walk the Line
Sheriff Tawes
 1969 Marooned
Charles Keith
 1969 Mackenna's Gold
Mackenna
 1968 The Stalking Moon
Sam Varner
 1966 Arabesque
Prof. David Pollock
 1964 Behold a Pale Horse
Manuel Artiguez
 1963 Captain Newman, M.D.
Capt. Josiah J. Newman, MD
 1959 Pork Chop Hill
Lt. Joe Clemons
 1958 The Bravados
Jim Douglass
 1954 The Purple Plain
Squadron Leader Bill Forrester
 1954 Night People
Col. Steve Van Dyke
 1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro
Harry Street
 1952 The World in His Arms
Capt. Jonathan Clark
 1951 Only the Valiant
Capt. Richard Lance
 1949 The Great Sinner
Fedja
 1947 The Macomber Affair
Robert Wilson
 1944 Days of Glory
Vladimir
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Other Works:

Album: Narrated "Lullaby of Christmas" (Decca Records). See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 22 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Marilyn Monroe may have been a bit of an extreme example, but she was given the best stories to suit her talents, she was stroked and cared for and treasured and treated like a little princess, treated as a valuable, talented person. What it was that led her to drink and take pills, I don't know. I don't think anyone can put it all together, but it's too easy to say that Hollywood wrung her out ... See more »

Trivia:

He is listed in the Cal Berkeley Alumni roster as a graduate of the Class of 1942 who studied as an English major and where he acted in plays at the Associated Students sponsored 'Little Theatre' on campus. Incidentally while under the watch of the University's Committee on Music and Drama led by Professor William Popper as chairman, the University's Department of Dramatic Arts was just being ... See more »

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Almost always played courageous, nobly heroic good guys who saw injustice and fought it. See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Aries

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