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Kanab in Kane County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Gregory Peck

Utah's Little Hollywood

 

—Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
Gregory Peck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2016
1. Gregory Peck Marker
Inscription.  One of Hollywood's most respected actors was Gregory Peck. He won an Academy Award for his sterling performance in "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1962. A few years later, in 1968, Mr. Peck was right here in Kanab on Columbia Pictures international production of "Mackenna's Gold" working alongside Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas and Camilla Sparv for director J. Lee Thompson.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" marker series.
 
Location. 37° 2.593′ N, 112° 31.591′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is on South 100 East (U.S. 89) north of East 300 South, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, on the west side of the street, in front of a service station. Marker is at or near this postal address: 288 South 100 East, Kanab UT 84741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rod Cameron (here, next to this marker); Dan Duryea (a few steps from this marker); Ava Gardner & Howard Keel (a few steps from this marker); Israel and Charlotte Cox Heaton
Marker detail: Gregory Peck photo image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: Gregory Peck photo
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dub Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Jack Nicholson and Will Hutchins (within shouting distance of this marker); The Proud Rebel (within shouting distance of this marker); Marty Robbins (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
More about this marker. Marker is a laser-printed metal plaque, mounted horizontally on a waist-high metal post.
 
Also see . . .
1. Gregory Peck. Eldred Gregory Peck (1916–2003) was one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s. Peck received five Academy Award for Best Actor nominations and won once for his performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 drama film To Kill a Mockingbird. U.S. President Lyndon Johnson honored Peck with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969 for his lifetime humanitarian efforts. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Peck among Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood cinema. (Submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Gregory Peck (Internet Movie Database). Gregory Peck studied pre-med at UC-Berkeley and, while there, got bitten by the acting bug and decided to change the focus of his studies. He enrolled
Gregory Peck Marker (<i>wide view; marker visible beside sidewalk, in front of service station</i>) image. Click for full size.
3. Gregory Peck Marker (wide view; marker visible beside sidewalk, in front of service station)
in the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York and debuted on Broadway after graduation. His debut was in Emlyn Williams' play The Morning Star (1942). By 1943, he was in Hollywood, where he debuted in the RKO film Days of Glory (1944). (Submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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