Icons on the Mend

Charlton Heston and Milton Berle, two of Hollywood’s most enduring stars, are recuperating after some health setbacks over the holidays. The Moses of the 1956 “The Ten Commandments” and today the NRA’s biggest gun, Heston, 75, says he’s on the road to recovery after weeks of radiation to battle his prostate cancer. “It’s not totally gone,” he said of the cancer, “but it’s on the path to it.” Meanwhile, Berle, 90, said from his Century City home on New Year’s Eve, “The doctors say I had a mild stroke, but I don’t feel it. I have no fear of anything, and I’m gonna have a terrific new year.” The Dec. 5 stroke mostly affected Berle’s sight, said his wife Lorna.

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