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Gregory Peck

Data de nascimento: 5. Abril 1916
Data de falecimento: 12. Junho 2003

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Gregory Peck foi um premiado ator estado-unidense. Interpretou personagens de caráter nobre e corajoso, que lutam contra injustiças. O mais famoso desses é o advogado Atticus Finch do filme O Sol é Para Todos de 1962, que lhe deu o Oscar de melhor ator e que foi escolhido o maior herói das telas pelo American Film Institute em maio de 2003, apenas duas semanas antes de sua morte. Presidiu a Academy de 1967 a 1970.

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„You have to dream, you have to have a vision, and you have to set a goal for yourself that might even scare you a little because sometimes that seems far beyond your reach.“

—  Gregory Peck
Context: You have to dream, you have to have a vision, and you have to set a goal for yourself that might even scare you a little because sometimes that seems far beyond your reach. Then I think you have to develop a kind of resistance to rejection, and to the disappointments that are sure to come your way. As quoted in The ArtSlut's Guide to Makin' It — As a Visual Artist‎ (2007) by Barb Benson

„It just seems silly to me that something so right and simple has to be fought for at all.“

—  Gregory Peck
Speaking at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation awards, as quoted in "Majestic presence" in The Hindu (20 June 2003) http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/fr/2003/06/20/stories/2003062001400100.htm

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„I put everything I had into it — all my feelings and everything I'd learned in 46 years of living, about family life and fathers and children. And my feelings about racial justice and inequality and opportunity.“

—  Gregory Peck
On his role as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, in a 1989 CNN interview, quoted in "Oscar-winner Gregory Peck dies at age 87" in USA Today (12 June 2003) http://www.usatoday.com/life/2003-06-12-peck-obit_x.htm

„I'm not a do-gooder. It embarrassed me to be classified as a humanitarian. I simply take part in activities that I believe in.“

—  Gregory Peck
After receiving a humanitarian award from Motion Picture Academy in 1968, as quoted in "Gregory Peck - the 'decent man of Hollywood'" by Richard Alleyne in 'The Telegraph (13 June 2003) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/1432914/Gregory-Peck---the-decent-man-of-Hollywood.html

„I don't think I could stay interested for a couple of months in a character of mean motivation.“

—  Gregory Peck
On usually playing likable characters, as quoted in "Gregory Peck, a Star of Quiet Dignity, Dies at 87" by William Grimes in The New York Times (13 June 2003)

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„They say the bad guys are more interesting to play but there is more to it than that — playing the good guys is more challenging because it's harder to make them interesting.“

—  Gregory Peck
As quoted in "Gregory Peck : Story of a legendary hero" in The Daily Star (15 June 2006) http://www.thedailystar.net/2006/06/15/d606151407162.htm

„Entertainment is all right, but entertainment with an idea behind it is much more important.“

—  Gregory Peck
On exposing antisemitism in Gentleman's Agreement. Gregory Peck: A Charmed Life by Lynn Haney (2003). page 148. .

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