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Eldred Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an American actor who was one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s. Peck continued to play major film roles until the late 1980s. His performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor. He had also been nominated for an Oscar for the same category for The Keys of the Kingdom (1944), The Yearling (1946), Gentleman's Agreement (1947) and Twelve O'Clock High (1949). Other notable films he appeared in include Spellbound (1945), Roman Holiday (1953), Moby Dick (1956, and its 1998 miniseries), The Guns of Navarone (1961), Cape Fear (1962, and its 1991 remake), How the West Was Won (1962), The Omen (1976) and The Boys from Brazil (1978).

U.S. President Lyndon Johnson honored Peck with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969 for his lifetime humanitarian efforts. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Peck among Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood cinema, ranking at No. 12. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1983.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eldred Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an American actor who was one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s. Peck continued to play major film roles until the late 1980s. His performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor. He had also been nominated for an Oscar for the same category for The Keys of the Kingdom (1944), The Yearling (1946), Gentleman's Agreement (1947) and Twelve O'Clock High (1949). Other notable films he appeared in include Spellbound (1945), Roman Holiday (1953), Moby Dick (1956, and its 1998 miniseries), The Guns of Navarone (1961), Cape Fear (1962, and its 1991 remake), How the West Was Won (1962), The Omen (1976) and The Boys from Brazil (1978).

U.S. President Lyndon Johnson honored Peck with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969 for his lifetime humanitarian efforts. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Peck among Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood cinema, ranking at No. 12. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1983.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 85

Birthday 1916-04-05

Day of Death 2003-06-12

Place of Birth La Jolla, California, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Eldred Gregory Peck
  • Greg

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 Fallout as Himself (archive footage)
2013 Talking Pictures(1 episode) as Himself - Archive footage
2002 From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff as Himself / Narrator (voice)
2001 The Making of 'Cape Fear' as Himself
1999 A Conversation with Gregory Peck
1999 Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood as (archive footage)
1998 Moby Dick as Father Mapple
1998 Moby Dick(2 episodes) as Father Mapple
1995 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies as Himself
1994 Baseball(16 episodes) as Voice (Kid Gleason and Connie Mack)
1993 The Portrait as Gardner Church
1991 Cape Fear as Lee Heller
1991 Other People's Money as Andrew Jorgenson
1991 Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star as Sam Bowden (archive footage) (uncredited)
1991 The Will Rogers Follies as Mr. Ziegfeld (voice)
1990 Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration as Himself
1989 Super Chief: The Life and Legacy of Earl Warren as Narrator
1989 Old Gringo as Ambrose Bierce
1987 Amazing Grace and Chuck as President
1987 Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood as Himself
1983 The Scarlet and the Black as Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty
1982 The Blue and the Gray(3 episodes) as Abraham Lincoln
1980 The Sea Wolves as Col. Lewis Pugh
1978 The Kennedy Center Honors(1 episode)
1978 The Boys from Brazil as Dr. Josef Mengele
1977 MacArthur as Douglas MacArthur
1976 The Omen as Robert Thorn
1974 Billy Two Hats as Arch Deans
1973 The American Film Institute Salute to ...(1 episode)
1971 Shoot Out as Clay Lomax
1971 V.I.P. Schaukel(2 episodes)
1970 I Walk the Line as Sheriff Tawes
1969 Marooned as Charles Keith
1969 The Chairman as John Hathaway
1969 Mackenna's Gold as Marshal MacKenna
1968 The Stalking Moon as Sam Varner
1967 Africa as Himself - Narrator
1966 Arabesque as Prof. David Pollock
1966 John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums as Narrator
1965 Mirage as David Stillwell
1965 Verifica incerta - Disperse Exclamatory Phase
1964 Behold a Pale Horse as Manuel Artiguez
1963 Captain Newman, M.D. as Capt. Josiah 'Joe' Newman, MD
1962 To Kill a Mockingbird as Atticus Finch
1962 How the West Was Won as Cleve Van Valen
1962 Cape Fear as Sam Bowden
1961 The Dick Powell Show(1 episode)
1961 The Guns of Navarone as Capt. Keith Mallory
1959 On the Beach as Dwight Towers
1959 Beloved Infidel as F. Scott Fitzgerald
1959 Pork Chop Hill as Lt. Joe Clemons
1958 The Big Country as James McKay
1958 The Bravados as Jim Douglass
1958 The Hidden World as Narrator
1957 Designing Woman as Mike Hagen
1956 Moby Dick as Captain Ahab
1956 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit as Tom Rath
1954 The Purple Plain as Squadron Leader Bill Forrester
1954 Night People as Col. Steve Van Dyke
1954 The Million Pound Note as Henry Adams
1953 Roman Holiday as Joe Bradley
1953 The Academy Awards(14 episodes)
1952 The World in His Arms as Captain Jonathan Clark
1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro as Harry Street
1951 David and Bathsheba as King David
1951 Pictura as Narrator: Carpaccio episode (voice)
1951 Only the Valiant as Capt. Richard Lance
1951 Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. as Captain Horatio Hornblower R N
1950 The Gunfighter as Jimmy Ringo
1949 Twelve O'Clock High as Brigadier General Frank Savage
1949 The Art Director
1949 The Great Sinner as Fedja
1948 Yellow Sky as James "Stretch" Dawson
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show(2 episodes)
1947 The Paradine Case as Anthony Keane
1947 Gentleman's Agreement as Philip Schuyler Green
1947 The Macomber Affair as Robert Wilson
1946 Duel in the Sun as Lewton 'Lewt' MacCanles
1946 The Yearling as Ezra "Penny" Baxter
1945 Spellbound as John Ballantine
1945 The Valley of Decision as Paul Scott
1944 The Keys of the Kingdom as Father Francis Chisholm
1944 Days of Glory as Vladimir

Production

1993 The PortraitExecutive Producer
1974 The DoveProducer
1972 The Trial of the Catonsville NineProducer
1962 To Kill a MockingbirdProducer
1958 The Big CountryProducer

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