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Charlton and Lydia Heston

Academy award winner, Charlton Heston is known the world over for his roles in many Hollywood classic films. They include Ben Hur, The Ten Commandments and Planet of the Apes. His wife Lydia is an actress and an accomplished photographer. They met the first day of college and have been together ever since. Charlton claims that the key to relationship longevity can be summed up quite simply. "I very quickly learned one of the most important things I know about relationships between men and women … and I passed this on to many a prospective husband. The most important thing you can do as a husband is remember the importance of those three little words, I was wrong". It takes you a lot farther than I love you, believe me!. The Hestons have two children and may grandchildren. They have been together for over 57 years.