Joseph Cotten

Joseph Cotten

  • Born on
    • May 15th, 1905
  • Died on
    • February 6th, 1994
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 (56 Credits)

1981The Survivor as Priest
1980The Hearse as Walter Prichard
1980Heaven's Gate as The Reverend Doctor
1979The Island of the Fishmen as Prof. Ernest Marvin
1979Concorde Affaire '79 as Milland
1978Caravans as Crandall
1977Airport '77 as Nicholas St. Downs III
1977Twilight's Last Gleaming as Arthur Renfrew - Secretary of State
1975Syndicate Sadists as Paternò
1973Soylent Green as William R. Simonson
1973A Delicate Balance as Harry
1973The Devil's Daughter as Judge Weatherby
1972Baron Blood as Baron Otto von Kleist / Alfred Becker
1972The Scopone Game as George
1972The Screaming Woman as George Tresvant
1971Lady Frankenstein as Baron Frankenstein
1971The Abominable Dr. Phibes as Dr. Vesalius
1971City Beneath the Sea as Dr. Ziegler
1970Tora! Tora! Tora! as Henry L. Stimson, U.S. Secretary of War
1969Latitude Zero as Capt. Craig McKenzie / Cmdr. Glenn McKenzie
1968White Comanche as Sheriff Logan
1968Petulia as Mr. Danner
1967The Hellbenders as Colonel Jonas
1966The Oscar as Kenneth Regan
1965The Great Sioux Massacre as Major Marcus A. Reno
1965The Money Trap as Dr. Horace Van Tilden
1964Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte as Drew Bayliss
1961The Last Sunset as John Breckenridge
1960The Angel Wore Red as Hawthorne
1958From the Earth to the Moon as Victor Barbicane
1958Touch of Evil as Coroner (uncredited)
1956The Killer Is Loose as Detective Sam Wagner
1953A Blueprint for Murder as Whitney 'Cam' Cameron
1953Niagara as George Loomis
1952The Steel Trap as Jim Osborne
1951The Man with a Cloak as Dupin
1951Othello as Senator (uncredited)
1950Walk Softly, Stranger as Chris Hale aka Steve
1950Two Flags West as Col. Clay Tucker
1950September Affair as David Lawrence
1949The Third Man as Holly Martins
1949Under Capricorn as Sam Flusky
1949Beyond the Forest as Doctor Louis Moline
1948Portrait of Jennie as Eben Adams
1947The Farmer's Daughter as Glenn Morley
1946Duel in the Sun as Jesse McCanles
1945Love Letters as Allen Quinton
1944I'll Be Seeing You as Zachary Morgan
1944Gaslight as Brian Cameron
1944Since You Went Away as Lieutenant Tony Willett
1943Journey Into Fear as Howard Graham
1943Shadow of a Doubt as Uncle Charlie Oakley
1942The Magnificent Ambersons as Eugene Morgan
1941Citizen Kane as Jedediah Leland
1941Lydia as Michael Fitzpatrick
1938Too Much Johnson as Augustus Billings

Himself (1 Credits)

1973F for Fake as Himself


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