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Joseph Cotten

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Joseph Cheshire Cotten (May 15, 1905 – February 6, 1994) was an American actor of stage and film. Cotten achieved prominence on Broadway, starring in the original productions of The Philadelphia Story and Sabrina Fair. He is associated with Orson Welles, leading to appearances in Citizen Kane (1941), The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), Journey into Fear (1943), for which Cotten was also credited with the screenplay, and The Third Man (1949). He was a star in his own right with films such as Shadow of a Doubt (1943), Love Letters (1945), Portrait of Jennie (1948), and The Third Man (1949). Description above from the Wikipedia article Joseph Cotten, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 15, 1905 In Petersburg, Virginia, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Joseph Cotten Show
Latest Project:
Series Hollywood and the Stars 2017
Known For
Poster of L'ordre et la sécurité du monde
Poster of I crudeli
Poster of The Angel Wore Red
Poster of From the Earth to the Moon
Series The Joseph Cotten Show Unknown 2019
Series Hollywood and the Stars Unknown 2017
Movie A Sense of Carol Reed Holly Martins 2006-11-07
Movie Screamers Prof. Ernest Marvin 1981-06-29
Movie The Survivor Priest 1981-07-09
Movie The House Where Death Lives Ivar Langrock 1981-01-23
Movie The Hearse Walter Prichard 1980-06-01
Movie Heaven's Gate The Reverend Doctor 1980-11-19
Series Tales of the Unexpected Unknown 1979-03-24
Movie Concorde Affaire '79 Milland 1979-03-23
Movie L'isola degli uomini pesce Prof. Ernest Marvin 1979-01-18
Movie Guyana: Crime of the Century Richard Gable 1979-09-20
Movie Indagine su un delitto perfetto Sir Arthur Dundee 1978-11-24
Movie Caravans Crandall 1978-11-02
Movie L'ordre et la sécurité du monde Foster Johnson 1978-08-30
Movie Airport '77 Nicholas St. Downs III 1977-03-11
Movie Twilight's Last Gleaming Arthur Renfrew - Secretary of State 1977-02-09
Series The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries Unknown 1977-01-30
Movie Un sussurro nel buio The Professor 1976-08-12
Movie The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case Dr. Joseph Francis Condon 1976-02-26
Movie Alle origini della mafia The Envoy 1976-08-18
Movie Timber Tramps Greedy sawmill mogul 1975-12-31
Movie AFI Tribute to Orson Welles Himself 1975-06-10
Movie Il giustiziere sfida la città Paternò 1975-01-01
Movie A Delicate Balance Harry 1973-11-12
Movie Soylent Green William R. Simonson 1973-04-19
Movie Vérités et Mensonges Special Participant 1973-03-13
Movie The Devil's Daughter Judge Weatherby 1973-01-09
Movie The Screaming Woman George Tresvant 1972-01-29
Movie Gli orrori del castello di Norimberga Baron Otto von Kleist / Alfred Becker 1972-02-25
Movie Lo scopone scientifico George 1972-10-08
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-16
Movie The Abominable Dr. Phibes Dr. Vesalius 1971-05-18
Movie La figlia di Frankenstein Baron Frankenstein 1971-10-22
Movie Do You Take This Stranger? Dr. Robert Carson 1971-01-17
Movie Assault on the Wayne Admiral 1971-01-12
Movie City Beneath the Sea Dr. Ziegler 1971-01-25
Movie The Grasshopper Richard Morgan 1970-05-27
Movie Tora! Tora! Tora! Henry L. Stimson, U.S. Secretary of War 1970-01-26
Movie Ido zero daisakusen Capt. Craig McKenzie / Cmdr. Glenn McKenzie 1969-07-26
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Movie Gangsters '70 Destil 1968-04-29
Movie Petulia Mr. Danner 1968-06-10
Movie Comanche blanco Sheriff Logan 1968-12-23
Movie Alexander The Great Antigonus 1968-01-26
Movie Jack Of Diamonds As 1967-11-10
Series Unknown Unknown 1967-09-07
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Movie I crudeli Col. Jonas 1967-02-02
Movie Some May Live 1967-01-01
Movie The Oscar Kenneth Regan 1966-03-04
Movie Gli uomini dal passo pesante Edith Wickett 1965-12-31
Movie The Money Trap Dr. Horace Van Tilden 1965-09-07
Movie The Great Sioux Massacre Major Marcus A. Reno 1965-04-25
Movie Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte Dr. Drew Bayliss 1964-12-15
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963-09-27
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Bus Stop Unknown 1961-10-01
Movie The Last Sunset John Breckenridge 1961-06-06
Movie The Angel Wore Red Hawthorne 1960-04-14
Series Checkmate Unknown 1960-09-17
Series The DuPont Show with June Allyson Unknown 1959-09-21
Movie From the Earth to the Moon Victor Barbicane 1958-11-26
Series Kraft Music Hall Unknown 1958-10-08
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Movie Touch of Evil Coroner 1958-04-23
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Movie The Halliday Brand Daniel Halliday 1957-01-01
Movie The Bottom of the Bottle Pat 'P.M.' Martin 1956-02-01
Series Telephone Time Unknown 1956-04-08
Series On Trial 1956-09-14
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie The Killer Is Loose Detective Sam Wagner 1956-03-02
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie Vom Himmel gefallen John Adams 1955-04-07
Series Letter to Loretta Unknown 1953-09-20
Movie A Blueprint for Murder Whitney 'Cam' Cameron 1953-09-01
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Niagara George Loomis 1953-01-26
Movie The Steel Trap Jim Osborne 1952-11-12
Movie Untamed Frontier Kirk Denbow 1952-07-22
Movie Half Angel John Raymond Jr. 1951-05-05
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Movie Peking Express Michael Bachlin 1951-08-01
Movie The Man with a Cloak Dupin 1951-11-27
Movie Othello Senator (uncredited) 1951-11-27
Movie Walk Softly, Stranger Chris Hale aka Steve 1950-10-14
Movie Two Flags West Col. Clay Tucker 1950-10-12
Movie September Affair David Lawrence 1950-10-18
Movie Beyond the Forest Doctor Louis Moline 1949-10-21
Movie Under Capricorn Sam Flusky 1949-09-08
Movie The Third Man Holly Martins 1949-08-31
Movie Portrait of Jennie Eben Adams 1948-12-25
Series Ford Theatre Unknown 1948-10-17
Movie The Farmer's Daughter Glenn Morley 1947-01-01
Movie Duel in the Sun Jesse McCanles 1946-12-31
Movie Love Letters Allen Quinton 1945-10-26
Movie Since You Went Away Lieutenant Tony Willett 1944-07-20
Movie Gaslight Brian Cameron 1944-05-04
Movie I'll Be Seeing You Zachary Morgan 1944-12-31
Movie Hers to Hold Bill Morley 1943-07-16
Movie Journey Into Fear Howard Graham 1943-02-11
Movie Shadow of a Doubt Uncle Charlie Oakley 1943-01-16
Movie The Magnificent Ambersons Eugene 1942-07-10
Movie Citizen Kane Jedediah Leland 1941-04-30
Movie Lydia Michael Fitzpatrick 1941-01-01
Movie Too Much Johnson Augustus Billings 1938-05-11