25 wins & 16 nominations.
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Winston Churchill / George Bernard Shaw
Ten Days Wonder
Théo Van Horn - un multimillionnaire qui vit en despote dans sa maison
Narrator (segment "Silent Snow, Secret Snow")
Albert Hastler - The Advocate / Narrator
16 Biographical Movies |
50 Print Biographies |
21 Portrayals |
53 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
O.W. Jeeves | G.O. Spelvin | Orson Wells | Wells
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
[on why he hired Fortunio Bonanova
for Citizen Kane
(1941)] I saw him as the leading man with Katharine Cornell
in "The Green Hat" when I was about eight years old. I never forgot him. He looked to me like a leading man in a dirty movie. Sent for him the minute I wrote that part. He was a great romantic leading man. When he was prompting her [Dorothy Comingore
] in the opera, he was so marvelous. ...
Frequently wrote, directed and starred in films that feature the rise and fall of main characters (Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane
(1941), Gregory Arkadin in _Confidential Report (1955)_, Detective Hank Quinlan in Touch of Evil
(1958)) who, in classic Shakespearean style, are unmade by their own vices.