Another legened lost.

Its been a sad year so far and another legend has left us.

He was the man who played epic characters from Mosses to Ben Hur, I mean who will ever forget him screaming on his knees in front of the shattered Statue of Liberty. If you haven’t worked out whom I’m talking about yet, it is the legendary Charlton Heston.

On Saturday April 5th he passed away in his Beverly hills home at the age of 83, he had been suffering from Alzheimer’s which had been diagnosed in 2003.

I will never forget the first time I saw him in action against those damn dirty apes, he was mesmerizing to watch, a charismatic performer who suited rolls that were larger then life, a talent that is sadly missed in this day and age.

But he was more then just an actor, he was one of the first in Hollywood to stand up against racism in 1963 going as far as to join the civil rights march in Washington and helping Martin Luther King in his campaigns. (ed-though actions like that were marred by his very right wing pro-gun stand)

He was a one of a kind, an actor whose performances live in our minds for eternity. Our hearts go out to his family, his wife and his friends.

You’ll be missed.

“It's been quite a ride. I loved every minute of it.”

The words of Charlton himself.

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