DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Gregory Peck (aged 87)
Eldred Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an American actor. He was one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s. Peck received five Academy Award for Best Actornominations, and won once – for his performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 drama film To Kill a Mockingbird.
DEATH: On June 12, 2003, Peck died in his sleep at home from bronchopneumonia at the age of 87 at his home in Los Angeles. His wife, Veronique, was by his side.