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Gregory Peck: His Own Man Previous Broadcasts

Episode #503

KQED 9: Sat, May 19, 2012 -- 9:42 PM

Gregory Peck narrates his own story, recounting his troubled childhood and decision to abandon pre-med studies for acting. He tells how it was when the studios ruled and a shy boy from a broken family could rise to become a famous leading man. Possessing a rugged screen presence, Peck was known for playing heroic characters with a fundamental sense of decency. He received four Oscar nominations, eventually winning for his performance as lawyer Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, May 20, 2012 -- 3:42 AM
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