Joseph Cotten

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Joseph Cheshire Cotten Jr. 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.

Joseph Cheshire Cotten Jr. 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.

Birth Name

Joseph Cheshire Cotten


Monday, 15 May 1905


Sunday, 06 February 1994

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

The Movies Self 2019
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead Self 2018
The Green Fog John R. James 2018
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Jedediah Leland 2014
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks Dr. Vesalius 2014
Seeing the World: Part One - A Visit to New York, N.Y. 2013
Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Whitney 'Cam' Cameron 2011
These Amazing Shadows Jedediah Leland 2011
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (archive footage) 2009
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dr. Vesalius 2007
Shadowing the Third Man Self 2004
Hollywood Remembers (archive footage) 2000
Silent Witness Holly Martin 1996
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995
The 66th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 1994
Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook Baron Frankenstein 1991
Northern Exposure Eugene Morgan / Jedediah Leland 1990
Hollywood Heaven: Tragic Lives, Tragic Deaths (archive footage) 1990
Biography (archive footage) 1987
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan Self 1985
The Survivor Priest 1981
Heaven's Gate The Reverend Doctor 1981
Delusion Ivar Langrock 1981
The Hearse Walter Prichard 1980
Guyana: Cult of the Damned Richard Gable 1979
Tales of the Unexpected Edward, Lionel 1979
Concorde Affaire '79 Milland 1979
The Island of the Fishmen Prof. Ernest Marvin 1979
Caravans Crandall 1978
Last In, First Out Foster Johnson 1978
Aspen Horton Paine 1977
The Love Boat Col. van Ryker 1977
Airport '77 Nicholas St. Downs III 1977
Twilight's Last Gleaming Arthur Renfrew - Secretary of State 1977
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Weldon Rathbone 1977
Fantasy Island Simon Grant, Thomas Cummings 1977
Origins of the Mafia The Envoy 1976
A Whisper in the Dark The Professor 1976
Mysteries of the Gods Narrator 1976
The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case Dr. Joseph Francis Condon 1976
The Timber Tramps Greedy sawmill mogul 1975
Arena (archive footage) 1975
Syndicate Sadists Paternò 1975
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson Welles Himself 1975
The Rockford Files Warner Jameson 1974
A Delicate Balance Harry 1973
F for Fake Self - Special Participant / Himself 1973
Soylent Green William R. Simonson 1973
The Devil's Daughter Judge Weatherby 1973
Orson Welles' F for Fake Trailer Self 1973
The Scopone Game George 1972
The Streets of San Francisco John R. James 1972
Baron Blood Alfred Becker / Baron Otto von Kleist 1972
Doomsday Voyage Captain Jason 1972
The Screaming Woman George Tresvant 1972
Lady Frankenstein Baron Frankenstein 1971
The Abominable Dr. Phibes Dr. Vesalius 1971
City Beneath the Sea Dr. Ziegler 1971
Do You Take This Stranger? Dr. Robert Carson 1971
Assault on the Wayne Admiral 1971
The Grasshopper Richard Morgan 1970
Tora! Tora! Tora! Henry L. Stimson / Henry L. Stimson, U.S. Secretary of War 1970
It's Your Bet Self 1969
Latitude Zero Cmdr. Glenn McKenzie / Capt. Craig McKenzie 1969
Journey to the Unknown Jeff Wheeler 1968
The Name of the Game Henry 'Harry' Worthington Rayner 1968
White Comanche Sheriff Logan 1968
Petulia Mr. Danner 1968
Gangsters '70 Destil 1968
Alexander the Great Antigonus 1968
It Takes a Thief Mr. Jack, Col. Heinrich 1968
Jack of Diamonds Ace 1967
Ironside Dr. Benjamin Stern 1967
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Guest Performer 1967
Off to See the Wizard General Antigonus 1967
Cimarron Strip Nathan Tio 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self - Guest 1967
Historia de la frivolidad Actor in censored film 1967
The Hellbenders Colonel Jonas 1967
Some May Live Col. Woodward 1967
The Oscar Kenneth Regan 1966
Shaky Knees: Music Video Edith Wickett 1965
The Money Trap Dr. Horace Van Tilden 1965
The Great Sioux Massacre Major Reno / Major Marcus A. Reno 1965
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte Drew / Drew Bayliss 1965
NET Playhouse Narrator 1964
Hollywood and the Stars Narrator / Self - Host 1963
The Great Adventure Captain Meehan 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Virginian Judge Hobbs, Judge Will McMasters 1962
Saints and Sinners Preston Cooper 1962
Bus Stop Professor Wheelwright 1961
Dr. Kildare Charles Ladovan 1961
The Last Sunset John Breckenridge 1961
The Barbara Stanwyck Show Mac McClay 1960
Checkmate Dr. George Mallinson 1960
The Angel Wore Red Hawthorne 1960
The DuPont Show with June Allyson Charles Lawrence, Dick Burlingame 1959
From the Earth to the Moon Victor Barbicane 1958
77 Sunset Strip Arnold Buhler 1958
The Kraft Music Hall Self 1958
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Black McSween 1958
Touch of Evil Coroner 1958
Suspicion Gregg Carey 1957
Wagon Train Captain Dan Brady, John Augustus 1957
The Halliday Brand Daniel Halliday 1957
Zane Grey Theatre Ben Harper 1956
Playhouse 90 Robert Rainey 1956
The Killer Is Loose Detective Sam Wagner 1956
The Bottom of the Bottle Pat 'P.M.' Martin 1956
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Self - Host 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Courtney Masterson, Tony Gould, William Callew 1955
Celebrity Playhouse Marshal Fenton Lockhart 1955
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial Self - Host, Clint Anderson, Edward Pritchard, Frank Parsons, Gregg Bolton, Himself - Host, Joseph Downey, Mr. Patterson, Ray Barnes, Reed Murrow, Reed, Robert Westwood, Sanders, Self - Host / Paul Henty, Senator George Graham Vest, William Seward 1955
Star Stage Alexander Holmes, Narrator 1955
Jane Wyman Presents the Fireside Theatre Bruce Malone 1955
This Is Your Life Self 1955
Bedevilled Flight Announcer at the airport 1955
Special Delivery John Adams 1955
Producers' Showcase Grant Matthews 1954
The Best of Broadway Dan McCorn 1954
The Loretta Young Show Self - Guest Host 1953
A Blueprint for Murder Whitney 'Cam' Cameron 1953
Egypt by Three Narrator 1953
General Electric Theater Paul Henty, Private Harris, Captain 1953
Niagara George Loomis 1953
The Steel Trap Jim Osborne 1952
The Ford Television Theatre John Ashburn 1952
Untamed Frontier Kirk Denbow 1952
The Man with a Cloak Dupin 1951
Othello Senator 1951
Peking Express Michael Bachlin 1951
Half Angel John Raymond Jr. 1951
Walk Softly, Stranger Chris Hale aka Steve 1950
Two Flags West Col. Clay Tucker 1950
Gone to Earth Opening Narration Spoken by 1950
September Affair David Lawrence 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Self 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Beyond the Forest Doctor Louis Moline 1949
Under Capricorn Sam Flusky 1949
The Third Man Holly Martins 1949
Portrait of Jennie Eben Adams 1949
Duel in the Sun Jesse McCanles 1947
The Farmer's Daughter Glenn Morley 1947
Love Letters Alan Quinton / Allen Quinton 1945
I'll Be Seeing You Zachary Morgan 1945
Since You Went Away Lt. Tony Willett / Lieutenant Tony Willett 1944
Gaslight Brian Cameron 1944
Hers to Hold Bill Morley 1943
Shadow of a Doubt Charlie Oakley / Uncle Charlie Oakley 1943
Journey Into Fear Howard Graham 1943
The Magnificent Ambersons Eugene Morgan 1942
Lydia Michael Fitzpatrick 1941
Citizen Kane Jedediah Leland / Screening Room Reporter 1941
Too Much Johnson Augustus Billings 1938
Krakatoa Narrator (1965) 1933
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