The Hollywood Walk of Fame is missing I one of its most beloved stars thanks to a thief whose identity remains unknown. The missing black cement square featured a pink star honoring Gregory Peck. The perfectly cut square hole left in the pavement indicated that whoever took Peck’s star was in possession of a cementRead more..
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Gregory Peck appeared in some 55 movies, received five Academy Award nominations, and won an Oscar for the role of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, which he also produced. Sitting across from me in a black turtleneck, cardigan, and corduroy pants, sporting a beard, Peck at 81 looks strikingly handsome on this JuneRead more..
When Gregory Peck passed away on June 12, 2003, the world mourned one of the last icons of Hollywood’s glory years. In all the tributes that were paid to him, few mentioned Peck’s Irish roots, of which he was most proud. In June 1997, Peck, who rarely gave interviews in his last years, sat downRead more..
When Gregory Peck passed away on June 12, the world mourned one of the last icons of Hollywood’s glory years. In all the tributes that were paid to him, few mentioned Peck’s Irish roots, of which he was most proud. In June 1997, Peck, who rarely gave interviews in his last years, sat down withRead more..
“You cannot put a rope around the neck of an idea. … You cannot confine it in the strongest prison cell that your slaves could ever build.” – Sean O’Casey on the death of Thomas Ashe. ℘℘℘ Just as I was getting annoyed that no one on the Larry King tribute to Gregory Peck mentionedRead more..
A collection of quotes in memoriam of the iconic, one and only, Gregory Peck. ℘℘℘ “His own personality, his morality, his strengths all fused effortlessly and honestly into the characters he played. Others who snared this quality were Spencer Tracy and Jimmy Stewart, but Gregory Peck particularly defined decency and honor.” –Ciaran O’Reilly, Founder, IrishRead more..
Gregory Peck, the Hollywood legend, will long be remembered for his Oscar-winning performance as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird and his roles in such classics as The Yearling, Gentleman’s Agreement and Roman Holiday. Here he recalls a visit to his relatives in County Kerry. ℘℘℘ I love Wicklow, but I suppose if weRead more..