Skip to content

Charlton Heston, RIP

April 8, 2008
clipped from www.powerlineblog.com

CharltonHeston2.jpg
April 6, 2008
Charlton Heston, RIP

The death of Charlton Heston represents a great loss for American art. It’s possible to imagine other fine actors of his era playing the roles Heston made unforgettable, but it’s not possible to imagine the other actors making them unforgettable. From Moses to Judah Ben-Hur to George Taylor and all the rest before and after, Heston uniquely combined physical grace, a superb physique, that resonant voice, a commanding presence, and a great actor’s total commitment to the part.

I think it’s fair to say that we shall not look upon his like again.
  blog it
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: