Orson Welles

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Orson Welles
Orson Welles 1937.jpg
Welles on Mairch 1, 1937 (age 21), photographed bi Carl Van Vechten
Born George Orson Welles
6 Mey 1915(1915-05-06)
Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died 10 October 1985(1985-10-10) (aged 70)
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
Cause o daith
Hert attack
Restin place
Ronda, Spain
Alma mater Todd School for Boys
Thrift
  • Actor
  • director
  • writer
  • producer
Years active 1931–1985
Hauf-marrae(s)
Pairtner(s) Dolores del Río (1938–43)
Oja Kodar (1966–85)
Childer
Parents Richard Hodgdon Head Welles
Beatrice Ives Welles
Awairds 1941 Academy Awaird for Best Writin (Oreeginal Screenplay) for Citizen Kane
1970 Academy Honorary Awaird
Signatur Orson Welles signature.svg

George Orson Welles (/ˈwɛlz/; Mey 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) wis an American actor, director, writer, an producer wha worked in theatre, radio, an film. He is remembered for his innovative wirk in aw three: in theatre, maist notably Caesar (1937), a Broadway adaptation o William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar; in radio, the 1938 broadcast "The War of the Worlds", ane o the maist famous in the history o radio; an in film, Citizen Kane (1941), conseestently ranked as ane o the aw-time greatest films.