Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter) was a legendary actor of film,
theater and television. His most well known roles include such films as The
Ten Commandments (1956), Planet of the Apes (1968), classis epic Ben-Hur
(1959) for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. He was president
of the National Rifle Association (NRA) from 1998 to 2003.
NRA president Charlton Heston