How old was Charlton Heston in his first movie: Peer Gynt?

Charlton Heston was 16 in Peer Gynt when he played the character 'Peer Gynt'.

That was over 83 years ago in 1941.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

In 2008 he died aged 84, starring in 155 films in his career, 157 of those after Peer Gynt was first released. If he were alive today he would be 100.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Peer Gynt, I think Charlton Heston looks:

Did you know?

  • Director David Bradley has worked with Charlton Heston a total of 2 times in his career.
  • Charlton Heston's first movie was as 'Peer Gynt' in Peer Gynt, released in 1941 when he was 16
  • Peer Gynt scores 7.4 out of 10 on TMDB.

Charlton Heston's other movies