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Heston's Alleged Thief Sentenced To Jail

A woman accused of stealing money from the late CHARLTON HESTON has been sentenced to more than five years in jail. Sharon M. Walker, 56, gained access to Heston and his wife's financial information after...

The Ten Commandments Tablets To Be Sold At Auction

CHARLTON HESTON's most iconic movie treasures are to auctioned off as part of a massive memorabilia sale later this summer (08). Tablets from The Ten Commandments and the kaftan and pallium the late Heston wore...

Business Manager Charged With Embezzling From Heston

A business manager has been charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars (pounds) from late Hollywood actor CHARLTON HESTON and famed TV producer STEPHEN J. CANNELL. Sharon Walker was arrested on Monday (14Apr08) in...

Stars Honour Heston At Funeral

Former First Lady NANCY REAGAN and California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER joined mourners at a private funeral service for acting great CHARLTON HESTON on Saturday (12Apr08). Family and close friends gathered in Pacific Palisades, California, to...

Wyler's Son To Remake Ben Hur

Movie icon WILLIAM WYLER's son DAVID has announced plans to remake his father's BEN HUR just days after the death of the epic's star CHARLTON HESTON. The 1959 movie has become one of cinema's greatest...

Nancy Reagan's Tribute To Heston

RONALD REAGAN's widow NANCY has paid tribute to CHARLTON HESTON, dubbing the late actor "a hero on the big screen and a hero in life". Heston, who died on Saturday (05Apr08), aged 83, was a...

Oscar-winning Actor Charlton Heston Dies At Age 84

Oscar winning actor Charlton Heston has died at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 84.Heston's family have said a private memorial service will be held for the star who revealed that he...

By on 07 April 2008

Heston Dead At 83

Oscar-winning actor CHARLTON HESTON has died. He was 83. Heston passed away on Saturday (05Apr08) night at his home in Beverly Hills, California, after suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Born John Charles Carter in Evanston, Illinois...

Oscar Winning Actor Charlton Heston Dies At Age 84

Oscar winning actor Charlton Heston has died at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 84.Heston's family have said a private memorial service will be held for the star who revealed that he...

Walk Of Fame Stars Removed

CHARLTON HESTON, FRANK SINATRA and CARY GRANT's stars are among 60 honours that have been removed from the Hollywood Walk of Fame to make way for a new hotel-shopping-housing project. Many of the stars disintegrated...

Burnett + Cleese To Write Love Letters

Beloved U.S. comedienne CAROL BURNETT is set to add JOHN CLEESE to her list of LOVE LETTERS co-stars. The former MONTY PYTHON star will join Burnett for the play, in which she has starred alongside...

Movie Reviews: Evan Almighty

Critics by and large have concluded that Evan Almighty is no The Ten Commandments, that Steve Carell is no Charlton Heston, and that director Tom Shadyac is no Cecil B. DeMille. "Here's the funniest thing:...

Munsters Star De Carlo Dies

YVONNE DE CARLO, who played LILY MUNSTER in the hit 1960s sitcom THE MUNSTERS, has died. She was 84. The actress died of natural causes on Monday (08JAN07) in Los Angeles. De Carlo was also...

Heston Sued By Neighbours

CHARLTON HESTON is being sued by his neighbours, who claim their luxury home was damaged in 2005 as a result of the Hollywood legend's land negligence. JEROME and FLORA HEILWEIL allege "slope failure" on Heston's...

Gandolfini To Star In New Orleans Carnival

THE SOPRANOS star JAMES GANDOLFINI has signed up to appear as a celebrity king during next year's (07) carnival season in New Orleans, Louisiana. Gandolfini fell in love with New Orleans when he shot scenes...

Heston Battling Final Stages Of Alzeimer's

Movie icon CHARLTON HESTON is lost in a world of Alzheimer's Disease, according to close family friends. THE TEN COMMANDMENTS star, 81, is reportedly in the final stages of the insidious disease, which robs sufferers...

Reclusive Heston Battling Alzheimer's

Actor CHARLTON HESTON has become a virtual recluse and is unable to leave his home as he continues to battle Alzheimer's disease. Heston's son, FRASER HESTON, claims the disease has had a devastating effect on...

Scott: 'My Moses Will Be The Best'

DOUGRAY SCOTT insists his performance as biblical figure MOSES in THE TEN COMMANDMENTS will be far more believable than the legendary CHARLTON HESTON's original portrayal. The MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE star has done his research, and is...

Dougray Lands Moses Role In Tv Ten Commandments

LATEST: Scottish actor DOUGRAY SCOTT will recreate CHARLTON HESTON's biblical MOSES in a TV miniseries remake of epic THE TEN COMMANDMENTS. The ABC two-parter will also feature British actor NAVEEN ANDREWS, MIA MAESTRO and...

Heston In Rapid Decline

Hollywood legend CHARLTON HESTON's family and friends are shocked by the speed of his mental and physical decline, as his Alzheimer's disease worsens. The 80-year-old OSCAR-winner was first diagnosed with the degenerative mental disorder...

Ben-hur Was 'Closet Homosexual'

CHARLTON HESTON's legendary movie alter-ego BEN-HUR has been exposed as a homosexual by one of the classic film's writers. American novelist GORE VIDAL wanted to romantically connect the Jewish prince and his boyhood...

Streisand Backs Stars Right To Talk Politics

Outspoken superstar BARBRA STREISAND has defended celebritys' rights to speak out about politics, insisting there have always been strong links between Hollywood and Washington DC. Democrat-backing actors, actresses and singers - including Streisand -...

Brando Speech Tops Movie Lines Poll

MARLON BRANDO's "I could been a contender" speech in ON THE WATERFRONT has been voted the best movie line ever in a new poll. Editors at America's ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY put Brando's TERRY MALLOY monologue...

Lawrence Of Arabia Is Best Epic

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA has been named the greatest ever film epic by leading British film magazine TOTAL FILM - in a feature inspired by the upcoming release of TROY. The SIR DAVID LEAN directed...

Hoffman Begs Nra: 'Please Blacklist Me'

Actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has been added to a starstudded NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (NRA) blacklist, after begging to be included. The anti-gun enthusiast was disappointed to find himself missing from the list of celebrities and...

Heston Received Inaugural Heston Award

The CHARLTON HESTON AWARD for acting talent has found a suitable recipient for its inaugural gong - CHARLTON HESTON himself. The AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE (AFI) presented the 78-year-old OSCAR winner with the new award...

Jude And Sadie: Hands Apart

There seems to be little hope left for JUDE LAW and SADIE FROST's marriage - even municipal bosses in London have given up on their union. Two bronze casts of the acting pair's hands...

Tributes Pour In For Actor Peck

Hollywood stars and world leaders have been paying their respects to legendary actor GREGORY PECK - who died on Wednesday night (11/12JUN03), aged 87. Some of the globe's most powerful individuals have been lining...

Roth's Fury At "Monster" Heston

Hollywood star TIM ROTH has verbally attacked CHARLTON HESTON for his controversial views on gun laws in America. Roth claims he would not have appeared in TIM BURTON'S remake of PLANET OF THE APES...

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