Ronald Reagan, Film Actor, politician and 40th President of the U.S.A. He enlisted in the Army Reserve in 1935 serving as a private in Troop B, 322nd Cavalry. During WW2 He was ordered into active duty in 1942. Due to being very near sighted he was classified for limited service only, which excluded serving overseas. He was assigned to First Motion Picture Unit in 1944, where promoted to Captain he remained until the end of World War II.
Gregory Peck was a lifelong supporter of the Democratic Party. He was suggested in 1970 as a possible Democratic candidate to run against Ronald Reagan for the office of California Governor, though he later admitted that he had no interest in being a candidate himself for public office.