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Gregory Peck

Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck in Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
Personal information
Birth nameEldred Gregory Peck
Birth dateApril 5, 1916
Place of birthLa Jolla, California, U.S.
Date of deathJune 12, 2003(age 87)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of deathBronchopneumonia
Resting placeCathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, California
ResidenceLos Angeles
EducationSan Diego High School
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley
Years active1942 2000
Home townSan Diego
Political partyDemocratic
ReligionRoman Catholic
SpouseGreta Kukkonen (1942 55; divorce)
Veronique Passani (1955 2003; his death)
ChildrenWith Greta: Jonathan, Stephen, Carey Paul
With Veronique: Tony, Cecilia
ParentsBernice Mae (nee Ayres),
Gregory Pearl Peck
RelativesEthan Peck (grandson)

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Eldred Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 - June 12, 2003) was an American actor.

One of 20th Century Fox's most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, Peck continued to play important roles well into the 1980s. His notable performances include that of Atticus Finch in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird, for which he won an Academy Award. 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 #12.

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