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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 37 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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Stage: Appeared (as "Kirkland Todd" and "Robert Todd") in "The Willow and I" on Broadway. Written by John Patrick. Directed by Donald Blackwell. Windsor Theatre: 10 Dec 1942-2 Jan 1943 (28 performances). Cast: Francis Compton, Alec Englander, Robert S. Harrison, Pauline Myers, Barbara O'Neil, Edward Pawley (as "Theodore Sutro"), ... 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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They say the bad guys are more interesting to play but there is more to it than that - playing the good guys is more challenging because it's harder to make them interesting. See more »

Trivia:

Personally chose Lewis Milestone to direct the anti-war movie Pork Chop Hill (1959), because Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) had made a deep impression on him. See more »

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Films often reflected his liberal political views See more »

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Father Peck See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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