Luminaries Attend Heston's Funeral

By: AP
By: AP

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actors, relatives and politicians have gathered at a church in Los Angeles to mourn Charlton Heston, one of the last lions of Old Hollywood.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, former first lady Nancy Reagan and director Oliver Stone were among about 250 people who attended Saturday's funeral.

Heston, who played such roles as Moses in "The Ten Commandments" and later became a gun rights advocate, was 84 when he died April 5 after battling Alzheimer's disease.

Heston publicist Michael Levine says services at the Parish of St. Matthew in Pacific Palisades included bagpipes playing "Amazing Grace."

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