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Orson Welles

George Orson Welles was an American actor, director, writer and producer who is remembered for his innovative work in radio, theatre and film. He is considered one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.

English

Citizen Kane

1941
as Charles Foster Kane

Casino Royale

1967
as Le Chiffre

Chimes at Midnight

1965
as Falstaff

Catch-22

1970
as Brigadier General Dreedle

The Other Side of the Wind

2018
as Journalist (voice)

Voyage of the Damned

1976
as José Estedes

Ferry to Hong Kong

1959
as Captain Hart

The Magnificent Ambersons

1942
as Narrator (voice)

Three Cases of Murder

1955
as Lord Mountdrago ("Lord Mountdrago" segment)

Royal Affairs in Versailles

1954
as Benjamin Franklin

Malpertuis

1971
as Cassavius

King of Kings

1961
as Narrator (Voice)

Paris brûle-t-il?

1966
as Konsul Nordling

Lucifer et moi

2008
as (archive footage)

F for Fake

1973
as Himself

L'uomo la bestia e la virtù

1953
as Captain Perella - the Beast

Necromancy

1972
as Mr. Cato

The Tartars

1961
as Burundai

Histoires de festival

2002
as Orson Welles

The Biggest Battle

1978
as Narratore

Swiss Family Robinson

1940
as Opening Narrator

Tomorrow Is Forever

1946
as John Andrew MacDonald

The Long, Hot Summer

1958
as Will Varner

It Happened One Christmas

1977
as Henry F. Potter

Twelve Plus One

1969
as Markan

Orson Welles: Shadows & Light

2015
as Self (archive footage)

Upon This Rock

1970
as Michelangelo

Ten Little Indians

1974
as Voice on Tape

Compulsion

1959
as Jonathan Wilk

Moby Dick

1956
as Father Mapple

Someone to Love

1988
as Himself

Ten Days Wonder

1971
as Théo Van Horn

The Southern Star

1969
as Plankett

Touch of Evil

1958
as Police Captain Hank Quinlan

Around the World of Mike Todd

1967
as Self - Narrator

The Transformers: The Movie

1986
as Unicron (voice)

Moby Dick Rehearsed

1955
as An Actor Manager / Father Mapple / Ahab

Black Magic

1949
as Joseph Balsamo aka Count Cagliostro

Portrait: Orson Welles

1968
as Orson Welles

Too Much Johnson

1938
as Keystone Kop

Searching for Orson

2006
as Orson Welles

The Fight for Rome

1968
as Justinian

Journey Into Fear

1943
as Colonel Haki

Filming 'The Trial'

1981
as Orson Welles

The Greenstone

1980
as Narrator

La classe américaine

1993
as Himself (Archive Footage)

The Best of Film Noir

1999
as Orson Welles

Lost in the Thinking

2005
as Orson Welles

The Spanish Earth

1937
as Narrator (voice)

The Muppet Movie

1979
as Lew Lord

Tepepa

1969
as Colonel Cascorro

Man in the Shadow

1957
as Virgil Renchler

The Stranger

1946
as Charles Rankin

Les seigneurs de la forêt

1958
as Narrator, English Language Version

Ro.Go.Pa.G.

1963
as The 'Director' (segment "La ricotta")

David and Goliath

1960
as Re Saul

The Immortal Story

1968
as Charles Clay

A Jangada de Welles

2019
as (archive footage)

Jeanne Moreau, l'affranchie

2018
as Self (archive footage)

Romy - Portrait eines Gesichts

1967
as Albert Hastler - The Advocate

Treasure Island

1972
as Long John Silver

Trouble in the Glen

1954
as Sanin Cejador y Mengues

Tut: The Boy King

1978
as Self - Host

The Trial

1962
as Albert Hastler

Prince of Foxes

1949
as Cesare Borgia

Napoléon

1955
as Sir Hudson Lowe

Lost in La Mancha

2002
as Himself (archive footage)

High Journey

1959
as Narrator

Tudo É Brasil

1997
as Orson Welles

Pulp Cinema

2001
as Orson Welles

Jane Eyre

1943
as Edward Rochester

Macbeth

1948
as Macbeth

Butterfly

1982
as Judge Rauch

Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces

2000
as Himself (archive footage)

This Is Orson Welles

2015
as Orson Welles

Orson Welles in Spain

1966
as Orson Welles

Future Shock

1972
as Narrator

Oedipus the King

1968
as Tiresias

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

1975
as Narrator / Nag / Chuchundra (voice)

Get to Know Your Rabbit

1972
as Mr. Delasandro

Mr. Arkadin

1955
as Gregory Arkadin

The Fountain of Youth

1958
as the narrator

A Safe Place

1971
as The Magician

House of Cards

1968
as Leschenhaut

It's All True

1993
as Orson Welles

Druga strana Wellesa

2005
as Orson Welles

Bugs Bunny: Superstar

1975
as Narrator (voice)

The Hitch Hiker

2004
as Ronald Adams

The Lady from Shanghai

1947
as Michael O'Hara

King Lear

1953
as King Lear

Crack in the Mirror

1960
as Hagolin / Lamerciere

Lafayette

1962
as Benjamin Franklin

The Black Rose

1950
as Bayan

Embers & Dust

2016
as Professor Richard Pierson

The Roots of Heaven

1958
as Cy Sedgewick

E

1982
as Marcus Kleek

The V.I.P.s

1963
as Max Buda

Vienna

1968
as Himself

They'll Love Me When I'm Dead

2018
as Himself (archive footage)

Slapstick (Of Another Kind)

1982
as Aliens' Father (voice)

A Man for All Seasons

1966
as Cardinal Wolsey

The Battle Over Citizen Kane

1996
as Himself (archive footage)

Don Quixote

1992
as Himself

Othello

1952
as Othello

Trent's Last Case

1952
as Sigsbee Manderson

A Huey P. Newton Story

2001
as Self (archive footage)

The Kremlin Letter

1970
as Bresnavitch

The Man Who Saw Tomorrow

1981
as Presenter / Narrator

The Force Beyond

1977
as Self (commenting on The War of the Worlds radio broadcast)

Hopper/Welles

2020
as Orson Welles

Waterloo

1970
as Louis XVIII

A King's Story

1965
as Narrator

The Third Man

1949
as Harry Lime

Directed by John Ford

1971
as Narrator (voice)

Director

Movie Citizen Kane 1941
Movie The Other Side of the Wind 2018
Episode The Orson Welles Show
Pilot
1970
Movie The Magnificent Ambersons 1942
Movie Chimes at Midnight 1965
Movie F for Fake 1973
Movie The Hearts of Age 1934
Movie The Spirit of Charles Lindbergh 1984
Movie The Southern Star 1969
Movie Moby Dick Rehearsed 1955
Movie The Merchant of Venice 2015
Movie Too Much Johnson 1938
Movie Black Magic 1949
Movie Filming 'The Trial' 1981
Movie Journey Into Fear 1943
Movie Touch of Evil 1958
Episode Orson Welles' Magic Show
Orson Welles' Magic Show
1970
Movie The Stranger 1946
Movie The Immortal Story 1968
Movie The Trial 1962
Movie Filming Othello 1978
Movie Orson Welles at Large: Portrait of Gina 1958
Movie Macbeth 1948
Movie The Fountain of Youth 1958
Movie Mr. Arkadin 1955
Movie An Evening with Orson Welles: The Golden Honeymoon 1970
Movie It's All True 1993
Movie The Lady from Shanghai 1947
Episode Hollywood Goes to War
Unknown
1970
Movie E 1982
Movie Vienna 1968
Movie Don Quixote 1992
Movie Hopper/Welles 2020
Movie Othello 1952

Writer

Movie Citizen Kane 1941
Movie The Other Side of the Wind 2018
Movie The Magnificent Ambersons 1942
Movie Chimes at Midnight 1965
Movie The Big Brass Ring 1999
Movie F for Fake 1973
Movie The Spirit of Charles Lindbergh 1984
Movie Moby Dick Rehearsed 1955
Movie The Merchant of Venice 2015
Movie Monsieur Verdoux 1947
Movie Too Much Johnson 1938
Movie Journey Into Fear 1943
Movie Touch of Evil 1958
Episode Orson Welles' Magic Show
Orson Welles' Magic Show
1970
Movie The Immortal Story 1968
Movie The Trial 1962
Movie Filming Othello 1978
Movie Orson Welles at Large: Portrait of Gina 1958
Movie Macbeth 1948
Movie The Magnificent Ambersons 2002
Movie The Fountain of Youth 1958
Movie An Evening with Orson Welles: The Golden Honeymoon 1970
Movie Mr. Arkadin 1955
Movie The Lady from Shanghai 1947
Movie E 1982
Movie Vienna 1968
Movie Don Quixote 1992
Movie Othello 1952

Host

Episode Les César du cinéma
7e cérémonie des César
1982

Showrunner

Series NASA: A Retrospective 2007

Producer

Movie Citizen Kane 1941
Movie The Magnificent Ambersons 1942
Movie The Spirit of Charles Lindbergh 1984
Movie The Merchant of Venice 2015
Movie Filming 'The Trial' 1981
Movie Journey Into Fear 1943
Movie Macbeth 1948
Movie Jane Eyre 1943
Movie The Fountain of Youth 1958
Movie An Evening with Orson Welles: The Golden Honeymoon 1970
Movie The Lady from Shanghai 1947
Movie E 1982
Movie Othello 1952

Guest Star

Episode I Love Lucy
Lucy Meets Orson Welles
1956
Episode Night Gallery
Silent Snow, Secret Snow
1971
Episode The Jack Paar Program
1962-12-07
1962
Episode The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Orson Welles, John Byner, Susan Clark, Sam Blotner
1976
Episode Magnum, P.I.
Double Jeopardy
1982
Episode The Dick Cavett Show
Orson Welles, Jack Lemmon
1970
Episode Magnum, P.I.
Birdman of Budapest
1983
Episode Magnum, P.I.
Squeeze Play
1983
Episode The Chuck Jones Show
Rikki Tikki Tavi
1975
Episode Magnum, P.I.
J. 'Digger' Doyle
1981
Episode Around the World with Orson Welles
Pays Basque I (The Basque Countries)
1955
Episode Around the World with Orson Welles
Pays Basque II (La Pelote basque)
1955
Episode The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Orson Welles, Orson Bean, Carol Lawrence, Kay Lenz
1976
Series The Magic of David Copperfield 1977
Episode Around the World with Orson Welles
Revisiting Vienna
1955
Episode Around the World with Orson Welles
St. Germain-des-Prés
1955
Episode Around the World with Orson Welles
Chelsea Pensioners
1955
Episode Around the World with Orson Welles
Madrid Bullfight
1955
Episode The Merv Griffin Show
Oct 14 1985 Orson Wells/Barbara Leaming
1983
Episode The Merv Griffin Show
Jun 25 1982 Orson Welles/Andy Kaufman
1982
Episode Magnum, P.I.
Luther Gillis: File #001
1984
Episode I've Got a Secret
Orson Welles
1956
Episode The Dick Cavett Show
Orson Welles
1973
Episode Moonlighting
The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice
1985
Episode Shindig
Shindig in Europe, Part 1
1965
Episode Magnum, P.I.
The Big Blow
1983
Episode Tx
The Lost Films of Orson Welles
1997
Episode The Dick Cavett Show
Orson Welles
1970
Episode The Dick Cavett Show
Orson Welles
1970
Episode Omnibus
King Lear
1953
Episode Press Conference
Orson Welles
1955
Episode Hollywood Goes to War
Unknown
1970

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