'The Ten Commandments' standout stars

Charlton Heston and Yul Brynner star in the

Charlton Heston and Yul Brynner star in the epic theatrical film, "The Ten Commandments," which will be broadcast as an "ABC Special Presentation" on April 3 (7:00 - 11:44 p.m., ET) on ABC. Photo Credit: Paramount

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'The Ten Commandments," Cecil B. DeMille's epic 1956 retelling of the biblical saga, has its annual Passover/Easter airing March 30 at 7 p.m. on ABC/7. The movie's cast featured several actors who also would headline TV shows in the years to come. Here are five:

1. CHARLTON HESTON (Moses) -- Starred as wealthy businessman Jason Colby in the "Dynasty" spinoff, "The Colbys" (1985-87).

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2. YVONNE DE CARLO (Sephora), right, was the lovely Lily Munster on "The Munsters" (1964-66).

3. ANNE BAXTER (Nefretiri) ran San Francisco's St. Gregory on "Hotel," (1983-86), the soapy series based on Arthur Hailey's bestseller. (Baxter died during the 1985-86 season and the death of her character, Victoria Cabot, was written into the show.)

4. YUL BRYNNER (Rameses) -- This wasn't a stretch for the chrome-domed actor: He played the King of Siam in "Anna and the King" (1972), a short-lived comedy based on Brynner's iconic role from "The King and I."

5. MIKE CONNORS (Amalekite sheepherder) -- OK, so it was just an extra role, but you have to start somewhere. A decade later, Connors became a TV star as tough-guy detective Joe Mannix on "Mannix" (1967-75).

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