(5/18/44, 5/25/44) Radio: Played the part of Dr. Corey in "Donovan's Brain" on the first two-part broadcast ever produced on radio's "Suspense". Almost 40 years later, the two episodes were released on an LP by Radiola Records of Sandy Hook, Connecticut, and the album won a historical/spoken word Grammy.
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?
My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.
Welles was so impressed with Dorothea Durham
that he walked on stage where she was performing at the Club Rhumboogie and put $500 in her hand. Durham, who went by the stage name La Garbo, was a popular dancer in the 1930s and 1940s on the West Coast. She also danced at the Cotton Club in Harlem and in Duke Ellington
's "Jump for Joy", and appeared as a dancer in movies such as Cabin in the Sky
One of the most recognizable deep voices in all of film, radio or television.