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Known Credits: 99

Birthday: 1905-05-15

Day of Death: 1994-02-06

Place of Birth: Petersburg, Virginia, U.S.

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Joseph Cotten

Biography

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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).

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Acting
2006 A Sense of Carol Reed as Holly Martins
1981 The Survivor as Priest
1980 Heaven's Gate as The Reverend Doctor
1980 The Hearse as Walter Prichard
1979 Guyana Cult of the Damned as Richard Gable
1979 Tales of the Unexpected - (2 episodes)
1979 Island of the Fishmen as Prof. Ernest Marvin
1978 The Perfect Crime as Sir Arthur Dundee
1978 Caravans as Crandall
1978 Last In, First Out as Foster Johnson
1977 Airport '77 as Nicholas St. Downs III
1977 Twilight's Last Gleaming as Arthur Renfrew - Secretary of State
1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries - (1 episode)
1976 Origins of the Mafia as The Envoy
1976 A Whisper in the Dark as The Professor
1976 The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case as Dr. Joseph Francis Condon
1975 AFI Tribute to Orson Welles as Himself
1975 Syndicate Sadists as Paternò
1973 A Delicate Balance as Harry
1973 Lady Frankenstein as Baron Frankenstein
1973 Soylent Green as William R. Simonson
1973 F for Fake as Special Participant
1973 The Devil's Daughter as Judge Weatherby
1972 The Streets of San Francisco - (1 episode)
1972 Baron Blood as Baron Otto von Kleist / Alfred Becker
1972 The Screaming Woman as George Tresvant
1972 The Scientific Cardplayer as George
1971 The Abominable Dr. Phibes as Dr. Vesalius
1971 City Beneath the Sea as Dr. Ziegler
1971 Assault on the Wayne as Admiral
1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! as Henry L. Stimson, U.S. Secretary of War
1969 Latitude Zero as Capt. Craig McKenzie / Cmdr. Glenn McKenzie
1969 Gangster '70 as Destil
1969 The Grasshopper as Richard Morgan
1968 White Comanche as Sheriff Logan
1968 Petulia as Mr. Danner
1968 Alexander The Great as Antigonus
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - (2 episodes)
1967 Jack Of Diamonds as As
1967 Ironside - (2 episodes)
1967 Cimarron Strip - (1 episode)
1967 The Hellbenders as Col. Jonas
1966 The Oscar as Kenneth Regan
1965 The Tramplers as Edith Wickett
1965 The Money Trap as Dr. Horace Van Tilden
1964 Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte as Dr. Drew Bayliss
1963 The Great Adventure - (2 episodes)
1961 Bus Stop - (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare - (1 episode)
1961 The Last Sunset as John Breckenridge
1960 Checkmate - (1 episode)
1960 The Angel Wore Red as Hawthorne
1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson - (2 episodes)
1958 From the Earth to the Moon as Victor Barbicane
1958 77 Sunset Strip - (1 episode)
1958 Kraft Music Hall - (1 episode)
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse - (1 episode)
1958 Touch of Evil as Coroner
1957 The Halliday Brand as Daniel Halliday
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater - (1 episode)
1956 On Trial - (31 episodes)
1956 Telephone Time - (1 episode)
1956 The Killer Is Loose as Detective Sam Wagner
1956 The Bottom of the Bottle as Pat 'P.M.' Martin
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents - (3 episodes)
1955 Vom Himmel gefallen as John Adams
1953 Letter to Loretta - (1 episode)
1953 A Blueprint for Murder as Whitney 'Cam' Cameron
1953 General Electric Theater - (3 episodes)
1953 Niagara as George Loomis
1952 The Steel Trap as Jim Osborne
1952 Untamed Frontier as Kirk Denbow
1951 The Man with a Cloak as Dupin
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars - (1 episode)
1951 Peking Express as Michael Bachlin
1951 Half Angel as John Raymond Jr.
1950 September Affair as David Lawrence
1950 Walk Softly, Stranger as Chris Hale aka Steve
1950 Two Flags West as Col. Clay Tucker
1949 Beyond the Forest as Doctor Louis Moline
1949 Under Capricorn as Sam Flusky
1949 The Third Man as Holly Martins
1948 Portrait of Jennie as Eben Adams
1948 Ford Theatre - (1 episode)
1947 The Farmer's Daughter as Glenn Morley
1946 Duel in the Sun as Jesse McCanles
1945 Love Letters as Allen Quinton
1944 I'll Be Seeing You as Zachary Morgan
1944 Since You Went Away as Lieutenant Tony Willett
1944 Gaslight as Brian Cameron
1943 Hers to Hold
1943 Journey Into Fear as Howard Graham
1943 Shadow of a Doubt as Uncle Charlie Oakley
1942 The Magnificent Ambersons as Eugene
1941 Lydia as Michael Fitzpatrick
1941 Citizen Kane as Jedediah Leland
1938 Too Much Johnson as Augustus Billings
1900 The Joseph Cotten Show - (0 episodes)
1900 Hollywood and the Stars - (0 episodes)
Writing
1943 Journey Into Fear … Screenplay