Gregory Peck

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Gregory Peck
Publicity photo o Peck, 1948
Born5 Apryle 1916(1916-04-05)
La Jolla, Californie, U.S.
Dee'd12 Juin 2003(2003-06-12) (aged 87)
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
Cause o daith
Restin place
Cathedral o Oor Lady o the Angels, Los Angeles, Californie
ResidenceLos Angeles, Californie, U.S.
EddicationSt. John's Militar Academy
San Diego Heich Schuil
Alma materSan Diego State Varsity
Varsity o Californie, Berkeley
ThriftActor, Humanitarian
Years active1942–2000
Hame tounSan Diego, Californie, U.S.
Poleetical pairty
Hauf-marrae(s)Greta Kukkonen (m. 1942; div. 1955)
Veronique Passani (m. 1955–2003)
Bairns5; including
Cecilia Peck
FaimilyEthan Peck (grandson)

Eldred Gregory Peck (5 Apryle 1916 – 12 Juin 2003) wis an American actor. He is ane o the maist popular film starns frae the 1940s tae the 1960s. Peck received five Academy Awaird for Best Actor nominations an wan ance for his performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 drama film To Kill a Mockingbird.

Peck an aw received Oscar nominations for his roles in The Keys of the Kingdom (1944), The Yearling (1946), Gentleman's Agreement (1947) an Twelve O'Clock High (1949). Ither notable films in that he appeared include Spellbound (1945), The Gunfighter (1950), Roman Holiday (1953), Moby Dick (1956, and its 1998 miniseries), The Big Country (1958), The Bravados (1958), Pork Chop Hill (1959), The Guns of Navarone (1961), Cape Fear (1962, and its 1991 remake), How the West Was Won (1962), The Omen (1976) an The Boys from Brazil (1978).

U.S. Preses Lyndon Johnson honoured Peck wi the Presidential Medal o Freedom in 1969 for his lifetime humanitarian efforts. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Peck amang Greatest Male Starns o Clessic Hollywood cinema, rankin him at No. 12.