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Gregory Peck


Who is Gregory Peck?

Gregory Peck: Eldred Gregory Peck was an American actor. One of the world's most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, Peck continued to play major film roles until the late 1970s. His performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor. He had also been nominated for an Oscar for the same category for The Keys of the Kingdom, The Yearling, Gentleman's Agreement and Twelve O'Clock High. Other notable films he appeared in include Spellbound, The Paradine Case, Roman Holiday, Moby Dick, The Guns of Navarone, Cape Fear, How the West Was Won, The Omen and The Boys from Brazil.


"Gregory Peck" is a book by Gerard Molyneaux.

  • also known as "Gregory Peck: a bio-bibliography"

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Google previewDark Romance (1997)

Sexuality in the Horror Film by David J. Hogan

for instance, Gregory Peck is a neurotic amnesiac who has assumed the identity of the head of an insane asylum. Late in the film we learn that a respected physician (Leo G. Carroll) is a calculating murderer. Notorious ( 1946), perhaps Hitchcock's most chic film, revolves around a hedonistic party girl (Ingrid Bergman) who agrees to pose as a lady of breeding in order to uncover the espionage activities of a wealthy Nazi sympathizer (Claude Rains). The girl ...

Google previewThe Christopher Lee Film Encyclopedia (2017)

by Robert W. Pohle Jr., Douglas C. Hart, Rita Pohle Baldwin

Forester Producer: Raoul Walsh; Music: Robert Farnon; Director of Photography: Guy Green; Editing: Jack Harris; Art Direction: Tom Morahan; Costume Design: Sheila Graham, Tom Morahan Cast: Gregory Peck (Captain Horatio Hornblower), Virginia Mayo (Lady Barbara Wellesley), Robert Beatty (Lt. William Bush), James Robertson Justice (Quist), Denis O'Dea ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Film (2011)

by Eric Michael Mazur

Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin, Martin Balsam. [Scorsese, Martin] Cape Fear, 1991. Dir. Martin Scorsese. Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis, Joe Don Baker, Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Martin Balsam, Illeana Douglas, Fred Dalton Thompson. [Scorsese, Martin] Captain Kronos—Vampire Hunter, 1974. Dir. Brian Clemens. Horst Janson, John Carson, Shane Briant, Caroline Munro, John Cater.

Google previewDictionary of First Names (1995)

by Iseabail Macleod, Terry Freedman

It gained some popularity in the 1940s after the Hollywood star Gregory Peck.

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2009)

by Tony Thorne

A piece of rhyming slang from the late 1980s, playing on the name of the film star Gregory Peck.

Google previewThe Lingo Dictionary (2011)

Of Favourite Australian Words and Phrases by John Miller

Gregory Peck Rhyming slang for a cheque, often shortened to Gregory.

Google previewMovies in American History: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia by Philip C. DiMare

Directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Gregory Peck, To Kill a Mockingbird represented an attempt to break free from the destructive stereotypes that had ...

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I don't lecture and I don't grind any axes. I just want to entertain. (Gregory Peck)
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