Charlton Heston Is Dead

Academy Award-winning actor Charlton Heston died Saturday at his Beverly Hills home at age 83 with his wife Lydia at his side. The cause of death has not been released, although the actor had been diagnosed with symptoms similar to those of Alzheimer's disease. Heston's filmography included: Ben-Hur, El Cid, The Omega Man, The Big Country, Touch of Evil, The Ten Commandments, Soylent Green, Earthquake, The Greatest Show on Earth, The Greatest Story Ever Told, Planet of the Apes, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Treasure Island, The Colbys, and Dynasty. He will be missed.