Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Jr. (May 15, 1905 – February 6, 1994) was an American film, stage, radio and television actor. Cotten achieved prominence on Broadway, starring in the original stage productions of The Philadelphia Story and Sabrina Fair. He first gained worldwide fame in the Orson Welles film Citizen Kane (1941), The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), and Journey into Fear (1943), for which Cotten was also credited with the screenplay. He went on to become one of the leading Hollywood actors of the 1940s, appearing in films such as Shadow of a Doubt (1943), Love Letters (1945), Duel in the Sun (1946), Portrait of Jennie (1948), The Third Man (1949), and Niagara (1953). One of his final films was Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate (1980). Read more on Wikipedia.
|Born Name:||Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Jr.|
|Born:||May 15, 1905 in Petersburg, VA, United States|
|Died:||Feb 06, 1994|