Wrote / directed / appeared in a pilot for a series to be called "Camille, the Naked Lady and the Musketeers".
16 Biographical Movies |
50 Print Biographies |
21 Portrayals |
55 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
O. W. Jeeves | G.O. Spelvin | Orson Wells | Wells
6' (1.83 m)
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[on Meyer Lansky
] He was probably the #1 gangster in America. I knew them all. You had to. If you lived, as I did, on Broadway during that period, if you lived in nightclubs, you could not not know them. I liked screwing the chorus girls, and I liked meeting all the different people who would come in, and I liked staying up until five in the morning, and they used to love to go to nightclubs. ...
On The Dick Cavett Show
(1968) for July 27, 1970 Welles said he was descended from Gideon Welles, the Secretary of the Navy during the Civil War who served two presidents, Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.
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.