Joseph Cotten (I) (1905–1994)

Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Citizen Kane (1941) | The Third Man (1949) | Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
AWARDS 
2 wins More »
BORN 
May 15, 1905 (died Feb 6, 1994)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (81 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (53 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Col. van Ryker ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for CasinoCasino (TV Movie) Ed Booker  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Tales of the UnexpectedTales of the Unexpected (TV Series) Lionel / Edward ( 2 episodes, 1979–1980 )  Less 1979–1980 2
  • Primary photo for Churchill and the GeneralsChurchill and the Generals (TV Movie) General George C. Marshall  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Thomas Cummings / Simon Grant ( 2 episodes, 1978–1979 )  Less 1978–1979 2
  • Primary photo for The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew MysteriesThe Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series) Weldon Rathbone ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for AspenAspen (TV Mini-series) Horton Paine ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Alle origini della mafiaAlle origini della mafia (TV Mini-series) The Envoy ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The Lindbergh Kidnapping CaseThe Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (TV Movie) Dr. Joseph Francis Condon  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Freedom IsFreedom Is (TV Movie) Actor (voice)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Warner Jameson ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) John R. James ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Devil's DaughterThe Devil's Daughter (TV Movie) Judge Weatherby  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Screaming WomanThe Screaming Woman (TV Movie) George Tresvant  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for NET PlayhouseNET Playhouse (TV Series) Narrator ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for City Beneath the SeaCity Beneath the Sea (TV Movie) Dr. Ziegler  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Do You Take This Stranger?Do You Take This Stranger? (TV Movie) Dr. Robert Carson  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Assault on the WayneAssault on the Wayne (TV Movie) Admiral  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Judge Hobbs / Judge Will McMasters ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970 2
  • Primary photo for It Takes a ThiefIt Takes a Thief (TV Series) Mr. Jack / Col. Heinrich ( 5 episodes, 1968–1970 )  Less 1968–1970 5
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  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Henry 'Harry' Worthington Rayner ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Cutter's TrailCutter's Trail (TV Movie) Gen. Spalding  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Lonely ProfessionThe Lonely Profession (TV Movie) Martin Bannister  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Journey to the UnknownJourney to the Unknown (TV Series) Jeff Wheeler ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for IronsideIronside (TV Series) Dr. Benjamin Stern ( 2 episodes, 1968 )  Less 1968 2
  • Primary photo for Off to See the WizardOff to See the Wizard (TV Series) General Antigonus ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Cimarron StripCimarron Strip (TV Series) Nathan Tio ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Alexander the GreatAlexander the Great (TV Movie) Antigonus  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for 77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) Arnold Buhler ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Great AdventureThe Great Adventure (TV Series) Captain Meehan ( 2 episodes, 1963 )  Less 1963 2
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) John Augustus / Captain Dan Brady ( 2 episodes, 1961–1962 )  Less 1961–1962 2
  • Primary photo for Saints and SinnersSaints and Sinners (TV Series) Preston Cooper ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Charles Ladovan ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Theatre '62Theatre '62 (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Bus StopBus Stop (TV Series) Professor Wheelwright ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
    • Cherie (Nov 12, 1961) Professor Wheelwright  Less
  • Primary photo for The Barbara Stanwyck ShowThe Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) Mac McClay ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for CheckmateCheckmate (TV Series) Dr. George Mallinson ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show with June AllysonThe DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) Charles Lawrence / Dick Burlingame ( 2 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960 2
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Courtney Masterson / Tony Gould / William Callew ( 3 episodes, 1955–1959 )  Less 1955–1959 3
    • Dead Weight (Nov 22, 1959) Courtney Masterson  Less
    • Together (Jan 12, 1958) Tony Gould  Less
    • Breakdown (Nov 13, 1955) William Callew  Less
  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) Black McSween ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for On TrialOn Trial (TV Series) Reed / Reed Murrow / Clint Anderson / Ray Barnes / Frank Parsons / William Seward / Gregg Balton / Joseph Downey / Sanders / Senator George Graham Vest / Robert Westwood / Mr. Patterson / Edward Pritchard ( 14 episodes, 1956–1959 )  Less 1956–1959 14
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  • Primary photo for SuspicionSuspicion (TV Series) Gregg Carey ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Ben Harper ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Robert Rainey ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Telephone TimeTelephone Time (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside TheatreJane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) Bruce Malone ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
    • Contact (Oct 3, 1957) Bruce Malone  Less
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Private Harris / Captain / Paul Henty ( 3 episodes, 1954–1956 )  Less 1954–1956 3
  • Primary photo for Star StageStar Stage (TV Series) Narrator / Alexander Holmes ( 3 episodes, 1955–1956 )  Less 1955–1956 3
  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) John Ashburn ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Celebrity PlayhouseCelebrity Playhouse (TV Series) Marshal Fenton Lockhart ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Best of BroadwayThe Best of Broadway (TV Series) Dan McCorn ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Producers' ShowcaseProducers' Showcase (TV Series) Grant Matthews ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
Self (34 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The 37th Annual Thalians BallThe 37th Annual Thalians Ball (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 9th Annual American Cinema AwardsThe 9th Annual American Cinema Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 8th Annual American Cinema AwardsThe 8th Annual American Cinema Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 4th Annual American Cinema AwardsThe 4th Annual American Cinema Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 3th Annual American Cinema AwardsThe 3th Annual American Cinema Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for All-Star Party for 'Dutch' ReaganAll-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan (TV Special) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Food, Wine & FriendsFood, Wine & Friends (TV Series) Himself  Less 1979–1980
  • Primary photo for Ingrid Bergman: An All-Star SaluteIngrid Bergman: An All-Star Salute (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The RKO YearsThe RKO Years (TV Movie) Himself Host  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Over EasyOver Easy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson WellesAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson Welles (TV Special) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant ( 1 episode )  Less 1961–1975
  • Primary photo for F for FakeF for Fake Himself - Special Participant  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for It's Your BetIt's Your Bet (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for V.I.P.-SchaukelV.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Kraft Music HallThe Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Selznick YearsHollywood: The Selznick Years (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for CinemaCinema (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for House PartyHouse Party (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Hollywood and the StarsHollywood and the Stars (TV Series) Narrator / Himself - Host ( 31 episodes, 1963–1964 )  Less 1963–1964
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  • Primary photo for The Celebrity GameThe Celebrity Game (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Panelist ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Pantomime QuizPantomime Quiz (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for On TrialOn Trial (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 18 episodes, 1956–1959 )  Less 1956–1959
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  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Arthur Murray PartyThe Arthur Murray Party (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Tennessee Ernie Ford ShowThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The 20th Century-Fox HourThe 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 4 episodes, 1955–1956 )  Less 1955–1956
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  • Primary photo for Letter to LorettaLetter to Loretta (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
    • Reunion (Sep 11, 1955) Himself - Guest Host  Less
  • Primary photo for Light's Diamond JubileeLight's Diamond Jubilee (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1954 $150K
  • Primary photo for KrakatoaKrakatoa (Short) Narrator (1965)  Less 1933
Archive Footage (32 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for In der Folterkammer des BaronsIn der Folterkammer des Barons (Video) Baron Otto von Kleist / Alfred Becker (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror PicksPop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks (TV Series) Dr. Vesalius ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson WellesMagician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Jedediah Leland (clip from Citizen Kane (1941)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2014 $814K $16K
  • Primary photo for The Quiet Room: A Story of CinemaThe Quiet Room: A Story of Cinema (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013 £3K
  • Primary photo for Just HenryJust Henry (TV Movie) Holly Martins (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for These Amazing ShadowsThese Amazing Shadows Jedediah Leland (clip from Citizen Kane (1941)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $250K
  • Primary photo for Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly StoryUnder the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Whitney 'Cam' Cameron (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for O.W. KenoshaO.W. Kenosha (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2009 $14K
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Dr. Vesalius ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of ThrillersA Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for KinomagazinKinomagazin (TV Series) Baron Frankenstein ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for A Sense of Carol ReedA Sense of Carol Reed (Video) Holly Martins (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Premio Donostia a Willem DafoePremio Donostia a Willem Dafoe (TV Special) Self (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Filmmakers vs. TycoonsFilmmakers vs. Tycoons Holly Martins (in 'The Third Man') (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The OriginalsThe Originals (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Shadowing the Third ManShadowing the Third Man (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Il castello dell'orroreIl castello dell'orrore (Video) Baron Otto von Kleist / Alfred Becker (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Living FamouslyLiving Famously (TV Series) Uncle Charlie (clip from Shadow of a Doubt (1943)) ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
    • Alfred Hitchcock (Jan 20, 2003) Uncle Charlie (clip from Shadow of a Doubt (1943)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BackstoryBackstory (TV Series) Drew Bayliss ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Hollywood RemembersHollywood Remembers (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode )  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American MoviesA Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (TV Movie) Eugene Morgan, 'The Magnificent Ambersons' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American MoviesThe First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 66th Annual Academy AwardsThe 66th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Northern ExposureNorthern Exposure (TV Series) Eugene Morgan / Jedediah Leland ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
    • Rosebud (Nov 8, 1993) Eugene Morgan / Jedediah Leland (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Frankenstein: A Cinematic ScrapbookFrankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook Baron Frankenstein (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Hollywood MavericksHollywood Mavericks Jedediah Leland (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO StoryHollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (TV Series) Jedediah Leland (clip from Citizen Kane (1941)) ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
    • It's All True (Jul 24, 1987) Jedediah Leland (clip from Citizen Kane (1941)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Split Second to an EpitaphSplit Second to an Epitaph (TV Movie) Dr. Ben Stern (archive footage)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Historia de la frivolidadHistoria de la frivolidad (TV Movie) Actor in censored film (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Lionpower from MGMLionpower from MGM (Short) Ace of Diamonds (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1967

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