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.
While attending college, he was employed as a truck driver for an oil company. Following his graduation from Berkeley with an English degree, he moved to New York and studied under Sanford Meisner.
He was nominated for an Academy Award four times in the first five years of his film acting career.
Gregory Peck Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More
Gregory Peck's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth||April 5, 1916 - June 12, 2003 (age 87 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||6 Feet 2 Inches (1.9 m)|
His grandson is actor Ethan Peck. He was married to Greta Kukkonen from 1942 to 1975. One of his five children is Cecilia Peck.
In 1969, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Lyndon B. Johnson.
Inspirational Quotes by Gregory Peck
Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.Gregory Peck
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
I had that stubborn streak, the Irish in me I guess.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 don't lecture and I don't grind any axes. I just want to entertain.Gregory Peck