(19??) Radio: Played "Hamlet" for the first and only time in his own two-part radio adaptation of William Shakespeare
's play, performed as part of the experimental theater radio program "Columbia Workshop". The program was broadcast on CBS. The two parts of the program, which reduced the four-hour play to one hour, were ...
16 Biographical Movies |
52 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?
Considered black and white to be "the actor's best friend", feeling that it focused more on the actor's expressions and feelings than on hair, eye or wardrobe color.
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.