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7/2/1927 - 8/23/2005
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[Acclaimed by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 greatest U.S. films of the last century, Mockingbird won three Oscars , including one for star Gregory Peck, who died in 2003. And it was Peters who read the eulogy at Peck's funeral.] In art there is compassion, in compassion there is humanity, with humanity there is generosity and love, ... Gregory Peck gave us these attributes in full measure.

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[Acclaimed by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 greatest U.S. films of the last century, Mockingbird won three Oscars, including one for star Gregory Peck , who died in 2003. And it was Peters who read the eulogy at Peck's funeral.] In art there is compassion, in compassion there is humanity, with humanity there is generosity and love, ... Gregory Peck gave us these attributes in full measure.

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[He initially clashed with the autocratic director.] One day he chewed me out in front of a lot of people, ... I lost my temper and I went for him. Later I discovered he was a charming social personality and very warm, and I was surprised to learn that he was a life member of the NAACP (the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People).

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In art there is compassion, in compassion there is humanity, with humanity there is generosity and love. Gregory Peck gave us these attributes in full measure.

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In art there is compassion, in compassion there is humanity, with humanity there is generosity and love. Gregory Peck gave us these attributes in full measure,

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I have been here a long time, and I have seen this cycle happen before. I'll wait awhile and see if this flurry of activity leads to anything permanent.

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[In one courtroom scene, in which Robinson is asked by his lawyer whether he has committed the rape, the accused man answers firmly, but with tears in his eyes:] I did not, sir. ... There wasn't a dry eye on set filming that scene… [the director] Robert Mulligan sat me down and asked me to prepare for the point where I burst into tears by only going to places in my mind where I remembered and experienced pain, and let me tell you the tears did come.

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I worked over the years in many, many productions, but no-one ever again called me to welcome me aboard, except perhaps the director and the producer, but not my fellow actor-to-be,

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[Peters paid tribute to Peck after Peck's death in 2003.] In art there is compassion, in compassion there is humanity, with humanity there is generosity and love, ... Gregory Peck gave us these attributes in full measure.

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We spent two weeks that I call two weeks of tears--my veil of tears.

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