In 1967, Peck received the Academy's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. He was also been awarded the Medal of Freedom. Always politically liberal, Peck was active in causes dealing with charities, politics or the film industry. He died in June 2003, aged 87.
Robert Mitchum got the part
Sean Connery got the part
Gregory Peck - The Omen (1976), Liev Schreiber - The Omen (2006)
Gregory Peck - Cape Fear (1962), Nick Nolte - Cape Fear (1991)
Director: King Vidor. Aslo starred Lionel Barrymore, Herbert Marshall & Lillian Gish. Plot: When her father is hanged for shooting his wife and her lover, half-breed Pearl Chavez (Jones) goes to live with distant relatives in Texas...
Director: William Wyler. Also starred Hartley Power, Harcourt Williams & Margaret Rawlings. Plot: A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.
IMDB:8.5/10. Director: David Lean. 3 Oscar wins . 3 Golden Globes and National Film Preservation Board Award.
Director: John Frankenheimer. Also starred Ralph Meeker, Lonny Chapman & Charles Durning. Plot: Tawes (Peck) is the sheriff in a godforsaken little hole somewhere in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre...
Director: Also starred Stanley Baker, Anthony Quayle & Jamess Darren. Plot: A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel!
IMDB: 8.1/10. Director: William Wyler. 10 Oscar nominations resulting in 3 wins.
Director: Richard Donner. Also starred Billie Whitelaw, Harvey Stephens & Patrick Troughton. Plot: An American ambassador learns to his horror that his son is actually the literal Antichrist. Won 1 Oscar
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. Also starred Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen & Steve Guttenberg. Plot: A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Director: Clarence Brown. Also starred Chill Wills, Clem Bevans & Margaret Wycherly. Plot: Jody (Jarman) convinces his parents to allow him to adopt a young deer, but what will happen if the deer misbehaves ?
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Director: Ronald Neame. Also starred A. E. Matthews, Maurice Denham & Reginald Beckwoth. Plot: Two rich British men offer a penniless American a loan, without telling him that the amount is Â£1,000,000, and this in the form of a single banknote.
Also starring Anne Revere
Director: J. Lee Thompson. Also starred Lori Martin, Martin Balsam & Jack Kruschen. Plot: A lawyer's family is stalked by a man he once helped put in jail.
Director: Raoul Walsh. Also starred Moultrie Kelsall, Terence Morgan & James Kenney. Plot: During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters.