Orson Welles

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George Orson Welles (/ˈwɛlz/; May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film. He is best remembered for his innovative work in all three media: in theatre, most notably Caesar (1937), a groundbreaking Broadway adaptation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar; in radio, the 1938 broadcast "The War of the Worlds", one of the most famous in the history of radio; and in film, Citizen Kane (1941), consistently ranked as one of the all-time greatest films.

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Age: 70 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Citizen Kane

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1987 Someone to Love Danny's Friend
1986 The Transformers: The Movie Unicron
1984 The Enchanted Journey Pippo
1984 Where Is Parsifal? Klingsor
1983 Hot Money Sheriff Paisley
1982 Butterfly Judge Rauch
1982 Slapstick (Of Another Kind) Aliens' Father
1982 Wagner and Venice Richard Wagner
1981 History of the World: Part I Narrator
1981 The Man Who Saw Tomorrow Narrator
1981 Tales of the Klondike Narrator

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A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.

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Nominated for 24 Awards | Won 15

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