Gregory Peck was an Oscar-winning actor who starred in dozens of classics,
He remained active on the big and small screen until his death in 2003 at the age of 87.
Born in 1916, Peck made his screen debut with a starring role in "Days of Glory" (1944).
He earned his first Oscar nomination as Best Actor for his second film, "The Keys of the Kingdom" (1944).
In which he played the role of a Catholic priest spreading Christianity in China.
He earned subsequent bids to play an ex-Confederate soldier in "The Yearling" (1946).
a journalist as a Jew in "Gentleman's Agreement" (1947) and an air force commander in "Twelve O'Clock High" (1949).
He struck gold for "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962), adapted from Harper Lee's beloved civil rights novel.
The role of Atticus Finch, a quietly determined Southern lawyer defending an innocent against rape charges