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Orson Welles
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Birth Name: George Orson Welles

Born: 6 May 1915 Died: 10 October 1985

Country of origin: United States

Height: 6' 1"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Paola Mori


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Orson Welles in a Japanese Whiskey Commercial

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Orson Welles receiving an Honorary Oscar®

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Original Takes for Orson Welles Wine Commercial

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Description: His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was nine) he traveled the world with his father. When his father died (he was fifteen) he became the ward of Chicago's Dr. Maurice Bernstein. In 1931 he graduated from the Todd School in Woodstock, Illinois; he turned down college offers for a sketching tour of Ireland. He tried unsuccessfully to enter the London and Broadway stages, traveling some more in Morocco and Spain (where he fought in the bullring). Recommendations by Thornton Wilder and Alexande ... (more)
Tags: Director (16), American (11), Actor (10), Born 1915 (7), Male (6), Citizen Kane (6), Died 1985 (6), Genius (5), Oscar Winner (5), Screenwriter (5), Cult (3), Writer (3), Deceased (3), Voice Actor (3), Radio Actor (3), Dramatist (2), Cinematographer (2), Died Aged 70 (2), Born In May (2), May 6 (2)
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1. Citizen Kane (1941)
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2. The Third Man (1949)
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3. Touch Of Evil (1958)
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4. Get Shorty (1995)
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