Gregory Peck was a veteran American actor whose performances in films like To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Roman Holiday (1953), The Keys of the Kingdom (1944), Spellbound (1945), etc. earned him immense popularity.
Gregory was born on April 5, 1916.
He passed away on June 12, 2003, from bronchopneumonia at the age of 87 in Los Angeles.
Girlfriend / Spouse
Gregory had dated –
- Greta Kukkonen (1941-1955) – Peck was married to Greta Kukkonen from October 1942 to December 1955. They had 3 sons together – Jonathan Peck (b. July 20, 1944), Stephen Peck (b. August 16, 1946), and Carey Paul Peck (b. June 17, 1949).
- Ingrid Bergman (1944-1945)
- Barbara Payton (1951)
- Véronique Passani (1954-2003) – He married Véronique Passani on December 31, 1955. Together, the couple welcomed son Anthony Peck (b. October 24, 1956) and daughter Cecilia Peck (b. May 1, 1958). Their marriage lasted until Gregory’s death in 2003.
- Charismatic personality
Gregory Peck Favorite Things
- Co-Stars – , Ingrid Bergman,
- Drink – Guinness
- Film – To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
- Singers – ,
- Director – Henry King
- Film Role – Lt. Col. Steve Van Dyke in Night People (1954)
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Gregory Peck Facts
- In 1999, the American Film Institute included him in the list of the ‘Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema’ at #12.
- considers Gregory as one of his favorite actors.
- He was so impressed by newcomer Audrey Hepburn’s performance in Roman Holiday (1953) that he unprecedentedly insisted on his co-star getting an equal star billing.
- In 1975, his oldest son Jonathan committed suicide at the age of 31.
- Peck was an ardent admirer of President Abraham Lincoln and portrayed the politician in the miniseries, The Blue and the Gray (1982).
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Facts of Eldred Gregory Peck
- Gender Male
- full nameEldred Gregory Peck
- nicknamesGreg, Father Peck
- birthplaceSan Diego, California, United States
- Date of Birth April 05, 1916
- Age 105 years 8 months
- Horoscope Aries
- Lucky Number 8
- Lucky Stone Diamond
- Lucky Color Red
- Best Match for Marriage Leo
- ethnicity / ethnic backgroundIrish, German, English, Welsh, and Scottish
- net worth$40 million
- weight98 kg or 216 lbs
- height6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm
- hair colorBlack
- eye colorHazel
- body type / buildAverage
- motherBernice Ayres
- fatherGregory Peck Sr.
- favorite moviesTo Kill a Mockingbird (1962)