Joseph Cotten (Joseph Chesire Cotten) was born on Monday, May 15, 1905 in Petersburg, Virginia, U.S.A. and he was a famous actor.
His talend and experience on stage made him a famous actor and his collaborations with many famous names like Orson Welles and Alfred Hitchcock helped too. The start point of his career on Broadway was defined when he acted in The Philadelphia Story and Sabrina Fair. Shadow of a Doubt and Portrait of Jennie were the two movies with which he managed to make his face recognizable at Hollywood.
He retired from his acting career at the age of 75 but not before playing in "Heaven's Gate" and a television episode, "Tales of the Unexpected". Unfortunately he never managed to get an Academy Award nomination and the only award he won was Venice Film Festival Award for Best Actor with his role in "Portrait of Jennie".
- 6' 2" (188 cm) height, brown - light eyes and brown - dark hair.
Being born on May 15, Joseph was a Taurus and he had an athletic body.
Joseph Cotten died on Sunday, February 06, 1994, in Westwood, Ca, cause of death: pneumonia.
Joseph dated Ingrid Bergman and amongst other amorous encounters was Katharine Hepburn.