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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 Videos

Orson Welles in a Japanese Whiskey Commercial

363 Views, 1 votes

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Orson Welles receiving an Honorary Oscar®

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Added 9 years ago


Original Takes for Orson Welles Wine Commercial

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Added 9 years ago




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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 (17), American (12), Actor (10), Citizen Kane (7), Born 1915 (7), Male (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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2223 Watched
2. The Third Man (1949)
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863 Watched
3. Touch of Evil (1958)
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4. Get Shorty (1995)
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1. I Love Lucy (1951)
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2. Moonlighting (1985)
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3. Magnum, P.I. (1980)
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4. Shogun (1980) (2008)
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TCM’s The Essential Directors (56 person items)

"Must-See Movies Citizen Kane The Magnificent Ambersons Journey into Fear The Lady from Shanghai Othello Touch of Evil The Trial Chimes at Midnight "


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" 1942 - NOMINEE Best Actor in a Leading Role ORSON WELLES as Charles Foster Kane in CITIZEN KANE 1941 | dir: Orson Welles "


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"1. City Lights (1931, Charles Chaplin) 2. Greed (1924, Erich von Stroheim) 3. Intolerance (1916, D.W. Griffith) 4. Nanook of the North (1922, Robert J. Flaherty) 5. Shoeshine (1946, Vittorio De Sica) 6. Battleship Potemkin (1925, Sergei Eisenstein) 7. The Baker's Wife (1938, Marcel Pagnol) 8. Grand Illusion (1937, Jean Renoir) 9. Stagecoach (1939, John Ford) 10. Ninotchka (1939, Ernst Lubitsch)"


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