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Gregory Peck

Eldred Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an American actor. He was one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s. Peck received five nominations for Academy Award for Best Actor and won once – for his performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 drama film To Kill a Mockingbird. Peck's other Oscar-nominated roles are in the following films: The Keys of the Kingdom (1944), The Yearling (1946), Gentleman's Agreement (1947), and Twelve O'Clock High (1949).

Other notable films in which he appeared include Spellbound (1945), The Gunfighter (1950), Roman Holiday (1953), Moby Dick (1956, and its 1998 mini-series), The Big Country (1958), The Guns of Navarone (1961), Cape Fear (1962, and its 1991 remake), How the West Was Won (1962), The Omen (1976), and The Boys from Brazil (1978).

U.S. 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 Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood cinema, ranking him at No. 12.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 5th, 1916 (La Jolla), Died June 12th, 2003 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: narrator

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 5063 6/26/1949 Lullaby of Christmas: Part 1 Gregory Peck narrator  
Decca L 5064 6/26/1949 Lullaby of Christmas: Part 2 Gregory Peck narrator  
Decca L 5065 7/26/1949 Lullaby of Christmas: Part 3 Gregory Peck narrator  
Decca L 5066 6/26/1949 Lullaby of Christmas: Part 4 Gregory Peck narrator  
Decca L 5067 6/26/1949 Lullaby of Christmas: Part 5 Gregory Peck narrator  
Decca L 5068 6/26/1949 Lullaby of Christmas: Part 6 Gregory Peck narrator  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Peck, Gregory," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336902.

Peck, Gregory. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336902.

"Peck, Gregory." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336902

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