Filled in for Jack Benny
for several weeks in the spring, when Benny was too ill to appear on his own comedy show.
16 Biographical Movies |
51 Print Biographies |
21 Portrayals |
51 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
O.W. Jeeves | G.O. Spelvin | Orson Wells
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
The optimists are incapable of understanding what it means to adore the impossible.
Despite his reputation as an actor and master filmmaker, he maintained his memberships in the International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians (neither of which are unions, but fraternal organizations), and regularly practiced sleight-of-hand magic in case his career came to an abrupt end. Welles occasionally performed at the annual conventions of each organization, ...
Films that he wrote/directed often revolve around the rise and fall of main characters (Kane, Quinlan, Arkardin) who, in classic Shakespearean style, are unmade by their own vices.