Gregory Peck Biography

Eldred Gregory Peck was an American actor. One of the world's most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, Peck continued to play major film roles until the late 1970s. His performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor. He had also been nominated for an Oscar for the same category for The Keys of the Kingdom, The Yearling, Gentleman's Agreement and Twelve O'Clock High. Other notable films he appeared in include Spellbound, The Paradine Case, Roman Holiday, Moby Dick, The Guns of Navarone, Cape Fear, How the West Was Won, The Omen and The Boys from Brazil.

President Lyndon Johnson honored Peck with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969 for his lifetime humanitarian efforts. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Peck among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time, ranking at No. 12. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1983. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Gregory Peck
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Film Producer
Ethnicity:
Scottish American, White American, Irish American
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
April 5, 1916
Astrological Sign:
Aries
Date of Death:
June 12, 2003
Age at Death:
87
Cause of Death:
Pneumonia, Bronchopneumonia
Marriages
Divorces
  • 1955-12-30
    Actor Gregory Peck (39) divorces real estate broker Greta Kukkonen (44) after 13 years of marriage
Gregory Peck Timeline
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