Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston as Moses in “The Ten Commandments”, 1956

Charlton Heston was born on this day, October 4, in 1923 (d. 2008). He was photographed by Karsh in 1956 during filming of “The Ten Commandments”, both in-costume, and behind-the-scenes with his son, Fraser (who is himself a film director, producer, screenwriter and actor). See some other, recently added, portraits of Charlton Heston.