What was Charlton Heston’s number as a galley slave in Ben-Hur (1959)? July 17, 2020October 2, 2011 by Pamela Landy Charlton Heston’s number as a galley slave in Ben-Hur was forty-one. Related Answers What stuntman somersaults out of Ben-Hur’s chariot during the chariot race in Ben-Hur (1959)? Who played the title role in the 1926 Ben-Hur? Did Charlton Heston ever star in a horror film? In what movies did Charlton Heston play God? What was the name of the first slave ship built in the English colonies? At its height, what was the slave population in the U.S.?