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Charlton Heston ... still from 'Ben-Hur', 1959....photo by William Wyler

still from 'Ben-Hur', by William Wyler. Although better known for Moses in The Ten Commandments, Heston won best actor for his role as Judah Ben-Hur.

Charlton Heston as BEN-HUR- The story of Ben-Hur taught me no matter how far you stray away from God, he will always be waiting for you to return.

Gore Vidal's spat with Charlton Heston over gay 'Ben-Hur' subtext

Charlton with Fraser Heston and Jack Hawkins on the set of Ben-Hur directed by William Wyler, 1959

Charlton Heston, Fraser Heston, Jack Hawkins on the set of Ben Hur directed by William Wyler, 1959

William Wyler's 'Ben Hur', 1959 - Charlton Heston stars as Judah Ben Hur, a wealthy Jewish prince in Jersalem. Early on, he welcomes back Messala (Stephen Boyd) an old friend who's the new commander of the Roman Legion. They find they have divergent political views. When the governor is accidentally injured by a loose tile in front of Judah's home; Messala sends Ben Hur to the galley's. Judah's saga begins. . .

Frank Thring as Pontius Pilate places a victory crown on Charlton Heston in epic, "Ben-Hur," the winner of 11 Oscars; a record number of wins that has yet to be eclipsed.

Charlton Heston and Stephen Boyd in Ben-Hur directed by William Wyler,1959

Messala (Stephen Boyd): "By what magic do you bear the name of a Consul of Rome?" // Judah Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston): "You were the magician, Messala. When my ship was sunk, I saved the Consul's life." -- from Ben-Hur directed by William Wyler

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