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Orson Welles (1915–1985)

Actor | Writer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Citizen Kane (1941) | Touch of Evil (1958) | F for Fake (1973)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 14 nominations More »
AKA 
O.W. Jeeves | G.O. Spelvin | Orson Wells | Wells  Less
BORN 
May 6, 1915 (died Oct 10, 1985)
HEIGHT 
6' 1½" (1.87m)

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Films in Production (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (142 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (34 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Lord Mountdrago / Himself (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Three Cases of Murder (Apr 24, 2015) Lord Mountdrago / Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Magnificent AmbersonsThe Magnificent Ambersons (TV Movie) Writer (1942 screenplay)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Around the World with Orson WellesAround the World with Orson Welles (TV Mini-series) Director (7 episodes, 1955–2000), Himself - Host (7 episodes, 1955–2000), Writer (5 episodes, 1955–2000), Writer (script) (1 episode, 1955), Writer (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955–2000 7
    • The Dominici Affair (2000) Himself - Host, Director, Writer  Less
    • Madrid Bullfight (Dec 16, 1955) Himself - Host, Director (uncredited), Writer (script) (uncredited)  Less
    • The Queen's Pensioners (Dec 2, 1955) Himself - Host, Director (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Orson Welles' Magic ShowOrson Welles' Magic Show (TV Short) Himself, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for MoonlightingMoonlighting (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1985), In Memory Of (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Robin Masters (4 episodes, 1981–1983)  Less 1981–1983 4
    • The Big Blow (Apr 7, 1983) Robin Masters (voice) (uncredited)  Less
    • Birdman of Budapest (Feb 10, 1983) Robin Masters (voice) (uncredited)  Less
    • Double Jeopardy (Feb 25, 1982) Robin Masters (voice) (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Wagner and VeniceWagner and Venice (TV Short) Richard Wagner (voice)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Tales of the KlondikeTales of the Klondike (TV Mini-series) Narrator (7 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981 7
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  • Primary photo for ShogunShogun (TV Mini-series) Narrator (5 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 5
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  • Primary photo for ShogunShogun (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Orson Welles ShowThe Orson Welles Show (TV Movie) Himself, Director (as G.O. Spelvin)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for A Woman Called MosesA Woman Called Moses (TV Series) Narrator (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 2
  • Primary photo for It Happened One ChristmasIt Happened One Christmas (TV Movie) Henry F. Potter  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for NBC: The First Fifty Years - A Closer LookNBC: The First Fifty Years - A Closer Look (TV Movie) Himself / Narrator, Writer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Rikki-Tikki-TaviRikki-Tikki-Tavi (TV Short) Narrator / Nag / Chuchundra (voice)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Man Who Came to DinnerThe Man Who Came to Dinner (TV Movie) Sheridan Whiteside  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Night GalleryNight Gallery (TV Series) Narrator (segment "Silent Snow, Secret Snow") (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Upon This RockUpon This Rock (TV Movie) Michelangelo (voice)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Merchant of VeniceThe Merchant of Venice (TV Short) Shylock, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Immortal StoryThe Immortal Story (TV Movie) Mr. Charles Clay, Director, Writer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Shindig!Shindig! (TV Series) Performer ("So Many Things to Remember") (1 episode, 1965), Himself - Singer (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
    • Shindig in Europe: Part 1 (Dec 18, 1965) Himself - Singer, Performer ("So Many Things to Remember")  Less
  • Primary photo for Nella terra di Don ChisciotteNella terra di Don Chisciotte (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964), Producer (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for TempoTempo (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1961), Director (1 episode, 1961), Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for An Arabian NightAn Arabian Night (TV Movie) Storyteller  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Colgate TheatreColgate Theatre (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1958), Musical Arrangement (1 episode, 1958), Director (1 episode, 1958), Producer (1 episode, 1958), Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
    • Fountain of Youth (Sep 16, 1958) Narrator, Director, Musical Arrangement, Producer, Writer (teleplay)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Fountain of YouthThe Fountain of Youth (TV Short) Host / Narrator, Director, Music Arranger, Musical Arrangement, Producer, Production Designer, Writer  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Orson Welles at Large: Portrait of GinaOrson Welles at Large: Portrait of Gina (TV Short) Himself - Host, Director, Writer  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for I Love LucyI Love Lucy (TV Series) Orson Welles (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Ford Star JubileeFord Star Jubilee (TV Series) Oscar Jaffe (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Orson Welles and PeopleOrson Welles and People (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (voice), Director, Music Arranger, Producer, Production Designer, Writer  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Orson Welles' Sketch BookOrson Welles' Sketch Book (TV Series) Director (6 episodes, 1955), Himself - Host (6 episodes, 1955), Writer (6 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955 6
    • Bullfighting (Jul 3, 1955) Himself - Host, Director (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less
    • The War of the Worlds (Jun 19, 1955) Himself - Host, Director (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less
    • Houdini/John Barrymore/Voodoo Story/The People I Missed (Jun 5, 1955) Himself - Host, Director (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Moby Dick RehearsedMoby Dick Rehearsed (TV Movie) An Actor Manager / Father Mapple / Ahab, Director, Writer  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) King Lear (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
Self (137 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (136 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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