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Orson Welles (Character)
from Ed Wood (1994)

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George Orson Welles (/wlz/; May 6, 1915 October 10... See more »
Alternate Names:
George Orson Welles / Orson Welles #1 / Orson Welles #2 / Orson Welles as Santa Claus / Orson Welles' Head / The Ghost of Orson Welles / Young Orson Welles


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  1. Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story (2017) Played by Brian Nassau
  2. Everything's OK (Original Pilot) (2014) Played by Michael Brown
    ... aka "Everything's O.K." - USA (original title)
  3. Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014) Played by Steven Lamprinos

  4. Jordan Hates the Writing (2017) Played by Shane P. Allen
  5. "Chroma"
        - Vidocq (2016) TV episode, Played by Geoffrey Lopez
  6. Orson Welles: Arm Candy (2015) Played by Andrew Kaempfer
  7. "CollegeHumor Originals"
        - 8 People Who Have Accomplished More Than You at Every Age (2015) TV episode, Played by Owen Robinson
  8. "Drunk History"
        - Hollywood (2014) TV episode, Played by Jack Black
  9. Stick 10 Even More Swag: Born on the Fourth of July (With No Tom Cruise) (2014) Played by Matt Kenney
  10. Harry & Paul's Story of the 2s (2014) (TV) Played by Justin Edwards
  11. Conjuring Orson (2014) Played by Peter Jason
  12. The Blade Runner Holiday Special (2013) Played by Michael Q. Schmidt (as Orson Welles as Santa Claus)
  13. "Rejected Pitches"
        - Citizen Kane (2012) TV episode, Played by Frank Garcia-Hejl
  14. Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012) (TV) Played by Malcolm Brownson
  15. Halloweenies (2012) Played by Ron Yavnieli (as The Ghost of Orson Welles)
  16. Doctor Ray and the Devils (2012) Played by Gordon Murray
    ... aka "Doktor Rej i djavoli" - Serbia (original title)
  17. The Blunder Broadcast (2011) Played by Dwayne D. Smith
  18. Orson Welles's the Other Side of the Wind: A Film by Orson Welles (2011) Played by Drew Boston (as George Orson Welles)
  19. "Futurama"
        - Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences (2010) TV episode, Played by Maurice LaMarche (as Orson Welles' Head)
  20. The Harvey Girl from Shanghai (2010) Played by Samm Hill

  21. "The Nostalgia Critic"
    ... aka "Nostalgia Critic" - USA (sixth season title)
        - Ernest Saves Christmas (2009) TV episode, Played by Rob Walker
  22. War of the Welles (2009) Played by Vincent Ruiz
  23. The Formulation of Rectangles (2009) Played by Hunter Schlesinger
  24. Stranger in the House (2009) Played by Patrick Nitan
  25. No Smoking in the Waiting Area (2009) Played by Damien McEvoy
  26. Bendito Canalla (2008) Played by José Ángel El Vaca
  27. More Drunk Orson Welles Commercial Outtakes (2008) (V) Played by James Adomian
  28. Me and Orson Welles (2008) Played by Christian McKay
  29. FourAct Play (2007) Played by Samir Kandil
  30. Man in the Chair (2007) Played by Jody Ashworth
  31. "The Simpsons"
        - Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006) TV episode, Played by Maurice LaMarche
  32. Fade to Black (2006) Played by Danny Huston
  33. Grover's Mill (2006) Played by Don Knodel
  34. "UFO Files"
        - Beyond the War of the Worlds (2005) TV episode, Played by Keith Bush
  35. "Days That Shook the World"
        - Fact or Fiction: The War of the Worlds and the Hitler Diaries (2005) TV episode, Played by Martin Sherman / Edward Bartlett (as Young Orson Welles)
  36. Five Minutes, Mr. Welles (2005) Played by Vincent D'Onofrio
  37. Citizen Welles (2004) Played by Carsten Hayes
  38. Lost Zweig (2002) Played by Thelmo Fernandes

  39. RKO 281 (1999) (TV) Played by Liev Schreiber / Aaron Keeling (as Young Orson Welles)
    ... aka "RKO 281: The Battle Over Citizen Kane" - USA (video box title)
  40. Cradle Will Rock (1999) Played by Angus Macfadyen
  41. "E! Mysteries & Scandals"
        - Orson Welles (1999) TV episode, Played by Peter Antoniou
  42. Orson Welles Sells His Soul to the Devil (1999) Played by Kevin Keaveney
  43. "Pinky and the Brain"
        - Whatever Happened to Baby Brain/Just Say Narf (1998) TV episode, Played by Jim Cummings
  44. Headless at the Fair (1998) Played by John William Galt
  45. La vengeance de la femme en noir (1997) Played by Jean Guérin
  46. "The Critic"
        - Frankie and Ellie Get Lost (1995) TV episode, Played by Maurice LaMarche
        - Eyes on the Prize (1994) TV episode, Played by Maurice LaMarche
  47. Ed Wood (1994) Played by Vincent D'Onofrio / Maurice LaMarche
  48. Heavenly Creatures (1994) Played by Jean Guérin
    ... aka "Heavenly Creatures: The Uncut Version" - USA (longer version)
    ... aka "Maiden's Prayer" - Japan (English title)
  49. That's a Lero-Lero (1994) Played by Bruno Garcia
  50. La classe américaine (1993) (TV) Played by Marc Cassot

  51. "War of the Worlds"
    ... aka "War of the Worlds: The Second Invasion" - USA (second season title)
        - Eye for an Eye (1988) TV episode, Played by Frank Knight (as Orson Welles #1) / Giovanni Paldino (as Orson Welles #2)
  52. "Spitting Image"
        - Episode #3.6 (1986) TV episode, Played by John Sessions
  53. Nem Tudo é Verdade (1986) Played by Arrigo Barnabé
  54. "The Motown Revue Starring Smokey Robinson"
    ... aka "Motown Revue" - USA (short title)
        - Episode #1.1 (1985) TV episode, Played by Steve DeVorkin
  55. Malice in Wonderland (1985) (TV) Played by Eric Purcell
  56. "The New Show"
        - Episode #1.2 (1984) TV episode, Played by John Candy
  57. Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess (1983) (TV) Played by Edward Edwards
  58. All Star Comedy (1982) (TV) Played by Kenneth H. Hawryliw

  59. The Night That Panicked America (1975) (TV) Played by Paul Shenar

  60. "I Love Lucy"
    ... aka "Lucy in Connecticut" - USA (rerun title)
    ... aka "The Sunday Lucy Show" - USA (rerun title)
    ... aka "The Top Ten Lucy Show" - USA (rerun title)
        - Lucy Meets Orson Welles (1956) TV episode, Played by Orson Welles
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  1. "Broadway: The American Musical"
        - I Got Plenty o' Nuttin': 1929-1942 (2004) TV episode, Played by Angus Macfadyen

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From Cradle Will Rock (1999)
Marc: I am faithful to the ideals of the party.
Orson Welles: I am faithful to the party of ideas.
John Houseman: You are faithful to the idea of a party.
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