Gregory Peck Quotes
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Eldred Gregory Peck was an American actor and one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s. Peck received five Academy Award for Best Actor nominations and won once for his performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 drama film To Kill a Mockingbird.
Peck also received Oscar nominations for his roles in The Keys of the Kingdom and Twelve O'Clock High, Roman Holiday, The Bravados, Cape Fear and The Boys from Brazil.
U.S. 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 Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood cinema, ranking him at No. 12.