Biography - A Short Wiki
He played Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, a role that earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor. As one of the top actors of the ’40s and ’50s, he starred in The Keys of the Kingdom and Gentleman’s Agreement.
His grandson is actor Ethan Peck. He was married to Greta Kukkonen from 1942 to 1955. One of his five children is Cecilia Peck.
How did Gregory Peck die?
Gregory Peck's death was caused by pneumonia.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Age of death||87 years|
|Birthday||April 5, 1916|
|Death date||June 12, 2003|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
There we were, hundreds of us lined up, waving at the great man as he tipped his hat to us. And that is the extent of my acquaintance with Albert Einstein.Gregory Peck
I never liked the name Eldred. Since nobody knew me in New York, I just changed to my middle name.Gregory Peck
I had that stubborn streak, the Irish in me I guess.Gregory Peck
Tough times don’t last, tough people do, remember?Gregory Peck
Inside of all the makeup and the character and makeup, it’s you, and I think that’s what the audience is really interested in… you, how you’re going to cope with the situation, the obstacles, the troubles that the writer put in front of you.Gregory Peck