Fraser Clarke Heston

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Fraser Clarke Heston (born February 12, 1955 in Los Angeles, California) is an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and actor. He is the son of actors Charlton Heston and Lydia Clarke, and has one sibling, a sister, Holly Rochell Heston.

Fraser Clarke Heston's filmography includes Alaska and the 1990 version of Treasure Island which cast his father as Long John Silver. As a baby, he made his film debut as the infant Moses (his father played the grown Moses) in the Cecil B. DeMille epic The Ten Commandments.[1]

While in the process of writing Wind River, a romantic adventure novel about 19th-century fur trappers, Fraser was convinced by producer Martin Shafer to turn the story into a film script. Discovering that film-writing came naturally for him, 22-year-old Fraser wrote his first screenplay, The Mountain Men, for Columbia Pictures, which became the feature film.[citation needed]

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Fraser and his wife Marilyn Heston have been married since 1980. The couple has one child, a son, John Alexander Clarke Heston (born 1991).[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Young heston making his mark". The Hour. UPI. July 21, 1980. p. 24. Retrieved April 1, 2010.

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