Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston and Son, 1956

Charlton Heston died on this day, April 5, in 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).

“The Ten Commandments” was directed by Cecil B. de Mille and also starred Yul Brynner as Ramesses II.

Charlton Heston as Moses in “The Ten Commandments”