Orson Welles

Highest Rated:
100% Orson Welles: The One-Man Band (The Lost Films of Orson Welles) (1995)
Lowest Rated:
27% Casino Royale (1967)
Birthday:
May 6
Birthplace:
Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
Bio:
The most well-known filmmaker to the public this side of Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles was the classic example of the genius that burns bright early in life only to flicker and fade later. The prodigy son of an inventor and a musician, Welles was well-versed in literature at an early age --…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Tudo É Brasil
  • Actor
-- 2013
Too Much Johnson
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 2013
Recuerdos de una mañana
  • Actor
-- 2011
Stephen Romano Presents: Shock Festival
  • Actor
-- 2010
War of the Worlds Scandal
  • Actor
-- 2007
Searching for Orson
  • Actor
-- 2006
H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds: An Historical Perspective of the H.G. Wells Classic Book
  • Actor
-- 2005
H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds: The Real Story
  • Actor
-- 2005
Brunnen (The Well)
  • Actor
-- 2005
The Hitch Hiker
  • Actor
-- 2005
The Other Side of Welles (Druga strana Wellesa)
  • Actor
-- 2005
Unseen Cinema - Early American Avante-Garde Film 1894-1941
  • Director
-- 2005
Genocide
  • Director
-- 2004
Rita
  • Actor
-- 2003
To Build a Fire
  • Actor
-- 2003
David & Goliath
  • Actor
-- 2002
Malpertuis
  • Actor
-- 2001
The Best of Film Noir
  • Actor
-- 2000
Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces
  • Actor
-- 2000
67% The Big Brass Ring
  • Screenwriter
-- 1999
The Dominici Affair
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 1999
Shylock
  • Actor
-- 1999
Secrets of the Millennium - Ancient Prophecies
  • Narrator
-- 1999
Universal Story
  • Actor
-- 1996
100% A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies
  • Actor
-- 1995
Who Is Henry Jaglom?
  • Actor
-- 1995
100% Orson Welles: The One-Man Band (The Lost Films of Orson Welles)
  • Actor
-- 1995
Working with Orson Welles
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 1993
81% It's All True
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1993
33% Don Quixote (Don Quijote de Orson Welles)
  • Director
  • Constantino Romero
-- 1992
Hollywood Mavericks
  • Actor
-- 1990
83% Someone to Love
  • Danny's Friend
-- 1988
Soft Self-Portrait of Salvador Dali
  • Narrator
-- 1987
53% The Transformers - The Movie
  • Actor
-- 1986
Hot Money
  • Sheriff Paisley
-- 1986
Scene Of The Crime
  • Actor
-- 1985
Greenstone
  • Actor
-- 1985
Last Sailors
  • Actor
-- 1984
The Enchanted Journey
  • Actor
-- 1984
In Our Hands
  • Actor
-- 1984
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - John Huston
  • Actor
-- 1983
Slapstick of Another Kind
  • Alien Father
-- 1982
Butterfly
  • Judge Rauch
-- 1982
Wagner & Venice
  • Narrator
-- 1982
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (Nostradamus)
  • Narrator
-- 1981
Genocide
  • Narrator
-- 1981
Man Who Saw Tomorrow
  • Actor
-- 1981
62% History of the World -- Part I
  • Narrator
-- 1981
80% Shogun
  • Actor
-- 1980
Greatest Adventure, The - The Story of Man's Voyage to the Moon
  • Narrator
-- 1979
The Secret of Nikola Tesla
  • J.P. Morgan
-- 1979
The Double McGuffin
  • Narrator
-- 1979
89% The Muppet Movie
  • Lew Lord
-- 1979
Late, Great Planet Earth
  • Narrator
-- 1978
Filming Othello
  • Director
-- 1978
A Woman Called Moses
  • Narrator
-- 1978
Tut:Boy King
  • Host
-- 1978
Tut - The Boy King
  • Actor
-- 1977
Lions of Capitalism, The - Great American Millionaires
  • Actor
-- 1977
Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  • Narrator
-- 1977
Salvador Dali - A Soft-Self Portrait
  • Actor
-- 1977
America at the Movies
  • Actor
-- 1976
89% Voyage of the Damned
  • Estedes
-- 1976
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Orson Welles
  • Actor
-- 1975
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
  • Narrator
-- 1975
Bugs Bunny Superstar
  • Narrator
-- 1975
88% F for Fake
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Himself
-- 1974
Ein unbekannter rechnet ab (Ten Little Indians)(And Then There Were None)
  • Actor
-- 1974
Who's Out There?
  • Actor
-- 1973
Parables for the Present
  • Actor
-- 1973
La Décade prodigieuse (Ten Days Wonder )
  • Theo
-- 1972
Necromancy (The Witching) (A Life for a Life) (Horror-Attack) (Rosemary's Disciples) (The Toy Factory)
  • Mr. Cato
-- 1972
Treasure Island
  • Long John Silver
-- 1972
Get to Know Your Rabbit
  • Mr. Delasandro
-- 1972
Directed by John Ford
  • Narrator
-- 1971
Malpertuis: The Legend of Doom House
  • Cassavius
-- 1971
Sentinels of Silence
  • Narrator (English)
-- 1971
A Safe Place
  • Magician
-- 1971
Waterloo
  • Louis XVIII
-- 1970
Tepepa (Blood and Guns) (Long Live the Revolution)
  • Actor
-- 1970
88% Catch-22
  • Gen. Dreedle
-- 1970
The Kremlin Letter
  • Bresnavitch
-- 1970
80% Start The Revolution Without Me
  • Screenwriter
  • Narrator
-- 1970
To Build a Fire
  • Actor
-- 1969
12 + 1 (The 13 Chairs) (Twelve Plus One)
  • Markau
-- 1969
Bitka na Neretvi (The Battle of the River Neretva) (The Battle of Neretva)
  • Senator
-- 1969
I'll Never Forget What's'isname
  • Jonathan Lute
-- 1968
90% The Immortal Story
  • Mr. Clay
  • Director
-- 1968
27% Casino Royale
  • Le Chiffre
-- 1967
Orson Welles
  • Actor
-- 1967
Oedipus The King
  • Actor
-- 1967
King's Story, A - The Love Story of the Century
  • Actor
-- 1967
Follow Me, Boys!
  • Actor
-- 1966
80% A Man for All Seasons
  • Cardinal Wolsey
-- 1966
80% Is Paris Burning? (Paris brûle-t-il?)
  • Consul Raoul Nordling
-- 1966
93% Campanadas a medianoche (Chimes at Midnight) (Falstaff)
  • Sir John (Jack) Falstaff
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 1965
The Finest Hours
  • Narrator
-- 1964
Churchill: The Finest Hours
  • Actor
-- 1964
Churchill: The Finest Hours
  • Narrator
-- 1964
Ro.Go.Pa.G. (RoGoPaG) (Let's Have a Brainwash)
  • Actor
-- 1963
The V.I.P.s
  • Max Buda
-- 1963
89% Le Procès (The Trial)
  • Director
  • Hastler advocate
  • Screenwriter
-- 1962
81% Mr. Arkadin (Confidential Report)
  • Producer
  • Gregory Arkadin
  • Director
-- 1962
86% King of Kings
  • Narrator [uncredited]
-- 1961
David and Goliath
  • King Saul
-- 1961
Austerlitz (The Battle of Austerlitz)
  • Robert Fulton
-- 1960
Crack in the Mirror
  • Hagolin@Lamorciero
-- 1960
Orson Welles: The Paris Interview
  • Actor
-- 1960
100% Compulsion
  • Jonathan Wilk
-- 1959
Ferry to Hong Kong
  • Capt. Hart
-- 1959
95% Touch of Evil
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Hank Quinlan
-- 1958
The Roots of Heaven
  • Cy Sedgewick
-- 1958
88% The Long, Hot Summer
  • Will Varner
-- 1958
71% The Vikings
  • Narrator (uncredited)
-- 1958
Man in the Shadow
  • Virgil Renchler
-- 1957
84% Moby Dick
  • Father Mapple
-- 1956
Napoléon
  • Hudson Lowe
-- 1955
Three Cases of Murder
  • Lord Mountdrago [Lord Mountdrago]
-- 1955
Around the World with Orson Welles
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1955
Trouble in the Glen
  • Sanin Cejadory Mengues
-- 1954
Fabulous Versailles
  • Actor
-- 1954
King Lear
  • King Lear
-- 1953
Le Petit Monde de Don Camillo (The Little World of Don Camillo)
  • Actor
-- 1953
92% The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice (Othello)
  • Director
  • Othello
-- 1952
Trent's Last Case
  • Sigsbee Manderson
-- 1952
Return to Glennascaul (Orson Welles' Ghost Story) (A Story That Is Told in Dublin)
  • Actor
-- 1951
The Black Rose
  • Bayan
-- 1950
Toast of the Town
  • Actor
-- 1950
100% The Third Man
  • Harry Lime
-- 1949
Black Magic
  • Cagliostro
-- 1949
Prince of Foxes
  • Cesare Borgia
-- 1949
86% Macbeth
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Macbeth
-- 1948
86% The Lady from Shanghai
  • Michael O'Hara
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 1948
97% Monsieur Verdoux
  • Screenwriter
-- 1947
95% The Stranger
  • Franz Kindler/Prof. Charles Rankin
  • Director
-- 1946
87% Duel in the Sun
  • Narrator
-- 1946
Tomorrow Is Forever
  • John MacDonald/Erich Kessler
-- 1946
100% Jane Eyre
  • Edward Rochester
-- 1944
75% Journey Into Fear
  • Col. Haki
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
-- 1943
90% The Magnificent Ambersons
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Narrator
  • Producer
-- 1942
100% Citizen Kane
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Charles Foster Kane
  • Director
-- 1941
Swiss Family Robinson
  • Narration [uncredited]
-- 1940
The Green Goddess
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1939
The Hearts of Age
  • Actor
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
-- 1934
Tajna Nikole Tesle
  • Actor
--
Avant Garde and Experimental Films
  • Director
--
L'uomo, la bestia e la virtù
  • Actor
--

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Quotes from Orson Welles's Characters

    1. Sgt. Towser: A man was killed in his plane over Avignon last week and bled all over him. His clothes haven't come back from the laundry yet.
    2. Gen. Dreedle: Where are his other uniforms?
    3. Sgt. Towser: In the laundry too, sir.
    4. Gen. Dreedle: Where are his underwear?
    5. Sgt. Towser: In the laundry, sir.
    6. Gen. Dreedle: That sounds like a lot of crap to me.
    7. Capt. Yossarian: It is a lot of crap, sir.
    From Catch-22. Submitted by Kia M (6 months ago)
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