Orson Welles Biography, Pictures, Images, Movies, Videos, News, Lists, Relationships - FamousWhy
Famous People Famous Regions Famous Articles Famous Software FamousWhy Web Services Famous Forum Submit Content

Visits: 371
Votes: 0
Fame Riser
Fame Rank

Games for Girls

On this page

Orson Welles Biography
Orson Welles Videos
Orson Welles Pictures
Orson Welles Movies
Orson Welles News
Orson Welles Lists
Orson Welles Relationships
Orson Welles Links
Useful Tabs
User reviews
Create a poll for Orson Welles
Orson Welles Questions
Orson Welles Quotes
Born on May 6
Passed Away on October 10
Famous People Born in Kenosha Wisconsin United States of America
Famous Taurus Actors
Famous People who Studied at Todd School
Famous American People
Famous People of 187 cm

Orson Welles Fan-Club


Orson Welles has no Fans yet!

create pool

Famous People

Orson Welles Questions

- What is Orson Welles famous for?... by Sam

- Where can you find pictures of Orson Welles?... by Riley

Famous Tags

actor   gemini   pisces   libra   virgo   cancer   leo   aries   scorpio   taurus   aquarius   sagittarius   new york city   capricorn   los angeles   london   jewish   brooklyn   chicago   movie   1968   1969   1971   1962   1970   1964   1966   tv series   1972   1959   1965   1974   1973   1967   1963   roman catholic  

All Tags

[edit biography]

Orson Welles

Orson Welles Orson George Welles (1915-1985) produced a radio version of H. G. Wells's novel The War of the Worlds in 1938, and then produced, directed, and starred in Citizen Kane in 1941, a landmark in the history of cinema, yet he directed very few films subsequently in Hollywood.

Short Biography:

Later films as an actor include The Lady from Shanghai in 1948 and The Third Man in 1949.

In 1937 he founded the Mercury Theater, New York, with John Houseman, where their repertory productions included a modern-dress version of Julius Caesar. The realistic radio broadcast of H. G. Wells's The War of the Worlds in 1938 caused panic and fear of Martian invasion in the USA. He directed the films Touch of Evil in 1958 and Chimes at Midnight in 1967, a Shakespeare adaptation.

Why is Orson Welles famous?

Orson Welles was an American actor and director.
Orson Welles News
Imogen Poots has got the main female role in the new Fright Night (July 01, 2010)

Orson Welles Lists
20 Most Famous Movies of Orson Welles (June 25, 2009)
20 Most Famous Movies of Orson Welles (June 25, 2009)
1915 births
1985 deaths
Academy Award winners
American expatriates in Spain
American film actors
American film directors
American film editors
American film producers
American magicians
American radio actors
American radio personalities
American radio producers
American Roman Catholics
American screenwriters
American theatre directors
Best Original Screenplay Academy Award winners
California Democrats
Deaths from myocardial infarction
Grammy Award winners
People from Kenosha, Wisconsin
School of the Art Institute of Chicago alumni
Shakespearean actors
Special effects people
Orson Welles Movies

The Black Rose
The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice
Moby Dick
No photo available
South Seas Adventure
No photo available
The Roots of Heaven
The Vikings
Touch of Evil
Crack in the Mirror
King of Kings
Casino Royale
Around the World of Mike Todd
No photo available
House of Cards
No photo available
Bitka na Neretvi
Orson Welles Filmography


Orson Welles Videos
Orson Welles Drunk Outtake


Orson Welles Relationships
[edit relationships]
Rita Hayworth
Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth
Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday and Orson Welles
Corinne Calvert
Corinne Calvert and Orson Welles
Eartha Kitt
Eartha Kitt and Orson Welles
Geraldine Page
Geraldine Page and Orson Welles
Gina Lollobrigida
Gina Lollobrigida and Orson Welles
Gloria Vanderbilt
Gloria Vanderbilt and Orson Welles
Judy Garland
Judy Garland and Orson Welles
Lea Padovani
Lea Padovani and Orson Welles
Lili St. Cyr
Lili St. Cyr and Orson Welles
Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich and Orson Welles
Nancy Valentine
Nancy Valentine and Orson Welles
Silvana Pampanini
Orson Welles and Silvana Pampanini
Orson Welles and Vampira
Vera Zorina
Orson Welles and Vera Zorina
Vivien Leigh
Orson Welles and Vivien Leigh
Virginia Nicholson
Orson Welles and Virginia Nicholson
Dolores del Rio
Dolores del Rio and Orson Welles
Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball and Orson Welles
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe and Orson Welles
Wanda Hendrix
Orson Welles and Wanda Hendrix
Ludmilla Tcherina
Ludmilla Tcherina and Orson Welles
Paola Mori
Orson Welles and Paola Mori
Lena Horne
Lena Horne and Orson Welles

Tags: actor, director, broadcast, adaptation

[edit tags]

Category: Actors  - ( Actors Archive)

Date Added: 05 July '12

Add a link to this page on any related website, blog or forum using this code :