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O.W. Jeeves | G.O. Spelvin | Orson Wells
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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] was the biggest single villain in the history of Hollywood. Before him, a producer made the least contribution, by necessity. The producer didn't direct, he didn't act, he didn't write--so, therefore, all he could do was either (a) mess it up, which he didn't do very often, or (b) tenderly caress it. Support it. Producers would only go to the set to see that you were on budget, ...
He and John Huston
were good friends from the 1940s to Welles' death in 1985. Both men coincidentally made their spectacular debut as directors in 1941 (Welles with Citizen Kane
(1941) and Huston with The Maltese Falcon
(1941)). Both would eventually be directed by the other: Welles' had a cameo in Huston's adaptation of Moby Dick
(1956) and Huston played the lead in Welles' unfinished The Other
One of the most recognizable deep voices in all of film, radio or television.