Orson Welles

Actor · Director · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 75
George Orson Welles was an American actor, director, writer and producer who is remembered for his innovative work in radio, theatre and film. He is considered one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.

George Orson Welles was an American actor, director, writer and producer who is remembered for his innovative work in radio, theatre and film. He is considered one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.

Birth Name

George Orson Welles

Born

Thursday, 06 May 1915

Died

Thursday, 10 October 1985

Actor Filmography

Hopper/Welles Self 2020
Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind Self - Actor, Filmmaker 2020
The Welles Raft (archive footage) / Himself (Archive Footage) 2019
The Movies Self (archive footage) 2019
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead Himself 2018
The Great Buster Himself (archive footage) 2018
The Other Side of the Wind Journalist (voice) 2018
The Eyes of Orson Welles Himself (archive footage) 2018
Rotten Self 2018
Embers & Dust Himself (voice) (archive sound) 2016
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Hopper/Welles Self 2020
Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind Self - Actor, Filmmaker 2020
The Welles Raft (archive footage) / Himself (Archive Footage) 2019
The Movies Self (archive footage) 2019
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead Himself 2018
The Great Buster Himself (archive footage) 2018
The Other Side of the Wind Journalist (voice) 2018
The Eyes of Orson Welles Himself (archive footage) 2018
Rotten Self 2018
Embers & Dust Himself (voice) (archive sound) 2016
Magician: The Astonishing Life And Work Of Orson Welles Himself (archive footage) 2014
The Sixties Himself - episode of The Dean Martin Show 2013
Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Jonathan Wilk (archive footage) 2013
NASA's Unexplained Files Self 2012
Ninja the Mission Force Young Gordon 2012
Shakespeare Uncovered King Lear (archive footage), Self (archive footage) 2012
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure Himself (archive sound) 2011
Jucy Voice of the Elephant Lamp (archive sound) 2010
Beer and Board Games Himself (archive footage) 2010
Cameraman: The Life And Work Of Jack Cardiff Genghis Khan / Bayan (archive footage) 2010
Hollywood on the Tiber Himself (archive footage) 2009
Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story Himself (archive footage) 2007
Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows Himself (voice) (archive footage) 2007
The Universe Himself - Actor (archive footage) 2007
Edge of Outside Himself (archive footage) 2006
Hollywood Couples Himself (archive footage) 2006
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream Himself (archive footage) 2005
The Day That Panicked America Himself (archive footage) 2005
Is It Real? Himself 2005
Brunnen Himself (archive footage) 2005
Horror Business Himself (archive footage) 2005
Shadowing the Third Man Himself (archive footage) 2004
UFO Files Himself 2004
The UFO Conspiracy Himself - Actor (voice) (archive footage) 2004
Apple Jack (voice) (archive footage) 2003
Rita Himself (archive footage) 2003
Timeshift Himself - Narrator of 'Americans on Everest' (voice) (archive footage) 2002
Lost In La Mancha Himself (archive footage) 2002
Pulp Cinema Himself (archive footage) 2001
A Huey P. Newton Story 2001
Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces Himself (archive footage) 2000
Hollywood Remembers (archive footage) 2000
The Best of Film Noir Himself (archive footage) 1999
According to Occam's Razor Himself (archive footage) 1999
E! Mysteries & Scandals Himself 1998
Tudo é Brasil Himself (archive footage) 1997
Who Is Henry Jaglom? Himself (archive footage) 1997
UFOs: 50 Years of Denial? Himself (voice) (archive footage) (as Orson Wells) 1997
Where Are All the UFO's? Himself - Director of 'War of the Worlds' (archive footage) 1996
Get Shorty Police Captain Hank Quinlan 1995
Orson Welles: The One-Man Band Himself (archive footage) 1995
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Himself (archive footage) 1995
La Classe Américaine Himself (Archive Footage) 1993
It's All True Himself - Interview 1993
Working with Orson Welles Himself (archive footage) 1993
Don Quixote Himself 1992
The Complete Citizen Kane Himself (archive footage) 1991
Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. Himself (archive footage) 1991
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse Himself - from 1938 radio broadcast 1991
Northern Exposure Kane 1990
Rita Hayworth: Dancing Into the Dream (archive footage) 1990
American Experience Himself (archive footage), Self (archive footage) 1988
Someone to Love Danny's Friend 1988
Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story Himself 1987
The Transformers: The Movie Unicron 1986
The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years Lew Lord (archive footage) 1986
Where Is Parsifal? Klingsor 1985
Moonlighting Himself 1985
Scene of the Crime Himself - Host, Himself 1984
Almonds and Raisins Narrator (voice) 1984
Amazon Himself - Narrator 1984
The Road to Bresson Himself 1984
The Spirit of Charles Lindbergh himself 1984
The Greatest Adventure--The Story of Man's Voyage to the Moon Narrator 1983
Hot Money Sheriff Paisley 1983
Slapstick of Another Kind Aliens' Father (voice) 1982
Genocide Narrator 1982
Butterfly Judge Rauch 1982
The Enchanted Journey Pippo (voice) 1981
History of the World: Part I Narrator (voice) 1981
Filming 'The Trial' Himself 1981
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow Presenter / Narrator 1981
Magnum, P.I. Robin Masters 1980
Shogun Narrator (voice), Narrator 1980
Shogun Narrator (voice) 1980
The Secret Life of Nikola Tesla J.P. Morgan 1980
The Double Mcguffin Narrator (voice) 1979
The Muppet Movie Lew Lord 1979
A Woman Called Moses Narrator 1978
Filming 'Othello' Othello 1978
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Betty White Himself - Comedian 1978
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: George Burns Himself 1978
Mysterious Castles of Clay Narrator 1978
The Biggest Battle Narratore 1978
The Late Great Planet Earth Narrator 1978
The South Bank Show Othello (archive footage) 1978
The Force Beyond Himself (commenting on The War of the Worlds radio broadcast) (archive footage) 1978
Tut: The Boy King Himself - Host 1978
It Happened One Christmas Henry F. Potter 1977
Hot Tomorrows Parklawn Mortuary (voice) 1977
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Gabe Kaplan Himself 1977
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Angie Dickinson Himself 1977
Rime of the Ancient Mariner Narrator 1977
Voyage of the Damned Jose Estedes 1976
America at the Movies Himself (archive footage) 1976
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Muhammad Ali Himself 1976
Orson Welles' F for Fake Trailer Himself - Narrator 1976
Bugs Bunny Superstar Narrator (voice) 1975
Arena Himself (archive footage), Himself, Himself - Interviewee 1975
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson Welles Himself 1975
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi Narrator / Nag / Chuchundra (voice) 1975
The Challenge... A Tribute to Modern Art 1974
Dinah! Himself - Guest 1974
Ten Little Indians U. N. Owen (voice) 1974
F for Fake Himself - Narrator (voice) 1973
Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Himself - Host 1973
The Battle of Sutjeska Winston Churchill 1973
Treasure Island Long John Silver 1972
Necromancy Mr. Cato 1972
Get To Know Your Rabbit Mr. Delasandro 1972
The ABC Comedy Hour Himself 1972
Ten Days Wonder Théo Van Horn - un multimillionnaire qui vit en despote dans sa maison 1971
A Safe Place The Magician 1971
Directed by John Ford Narrator 1971
The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine Himself - Guest 1971
The Silent Years Himself - Host 1971
Parkinson Himself - Guest, Himself 1971
Sentinels of Silence Narrator (English) (voice) 1971
Malpertuis Cassavius 1971
Freedom River Narrator (voice) 1971
Night Gallery Narrator (segment "Silent Snow, Secret Snow") (voice) 1970
Is It Always Right to Be Right? Narrator 1970
Waterloo Louis XVIII 1970
Start The Revolution Without Me The Narrator 1970
Catch-22 Brig. Gen. Dreedle 1970
The Kremlin Letter Bresnavitch 1970
Upon This Rock Michelangelo (voice) 1970
Soft Self-Portrait of Salvador Dali Narrator (voice) 1969
The Battle of Neretva Senator 1969
12 + 1 Markan 1969
The David Frost Show Himself - Guest Host, Himself - Guest 1969
Kampf um Rom II - Der Verrat Justinian 1969
The Southern Star Plankett 1969
To Build A Fire Narrator (voice) 1969
The Last Roman Justinian 1968
The Name of the Game Narrator 1968
House of Cards Leschenhaut 1968
Oedipus the King Tiresias 1968
The Immortal Story Mr. Charles Clay 1968
The Dick Cavett Show Himself - Guest 1968
Vienna Himself 1968
I'll Never Forget What's'isname Jonathan Lute 1967
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Himself 1967
The Sailor from Gibraltar Louis de Mozambique 1967
Casino Royale Le Chiffre 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Himself 1967
A Man For All Seasons Cardinal Wolsey 1966
Is Paris Burning? Consul Raoul Nordling 1966
The Jackie Gleason Show Himself 1966
Orson Welles in Spain Himself 1966
Chimes at Midnight Falstaff 1965
The Dean Martin Show Himself 1965
National Geographic Specials Himself - Narrator, Narrator 1965
Marco the Magnificent Akerman, Marco's Tutor 1965
A King's Story Narrator (voice) 1965
Shindig! Himself - Singer 1964
The Finest Hours Narrator (voice) 1964
Jeopardy! Michael O'hara (archive footage) 1964
The V.I.P.S Max Buda 1963
Ro.Go.Pa.G. The 'Director' (segment "La ricotta") 1963
The Trial Narrator 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself - Guest Host 1962
The Jack Paar Program Himself 1962
Lafayette Benjamin Franklin 1962
King Of Kings Narrator 1961
The Tartars Burundai 1961
The Battle of Austerlitz Robert Fulton 1960
Crack in the Mirror Lamerciere 1960
David and Goliath King Saul 1960
Ferry To Hong Kong Captain Hart 1959
Compulsion Jonathan Wilk 1959
Masters of the Congo Jungle Narrator, English Language Version (voice) 1958
The Roots of Heaven Cy Sedgewick 1958
The Fountain of Youth the narrator 1958
Colgate Theatre Narrator 1958
The Vikings Narrator 1958
South Seas Adventure Supplemental Narrator (voice) 1958
The Long, Hot Summer Will Varner 1958
Touch of Evil Police Captain Hank Quinlan 1958
Orson Welles at Large: Portrait of Gina Himself - Host 1958
Man in the Shadow Virgil Renchler 1957
Moby Dick Father Mapple 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Himself 1956
Out of Darkness Himself - Narrator 1956
Ford Star Jubilee Oscar Jaffe 1955
Around the World with Orson Welles Himself - Host 1955
Napoléon Sir Hudson Lowe 1955
Confidential Report Gregory Arkadin 1955
Three Cases of Murder Lord Mountdrago ("Lord Mountdrago" segment) 1955
Trouble in the Glen Sanin Cejador y Mengues 1954
Royal Affairs in Versailles Benjamin Franklin 1954
Person to Person Himself 1953
Return to Glennascaul Orson Welles 1953
Omnibus King Lear 1952
Trent's Last Case Sigsbee Manderson 1952
The Little World of Don Camillo Narrator (voice) 1952
Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951
Othello Othello 1951
I Love Lucy Himself, Orson Welles 1951
The Black Rose Bayan 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Guest Panelist 1950
Prince of Foxes Cesare Borgia 1949
The Third Man Harry Lime 1949
Black Magic Joseph Balsamo aka Count Cagliostro 1949
Macbeth Macbeth 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself, Himself / King Lear 1948
The Lady from Shanghai Michael O'Hara 1947
Duel in the Sun Narrator 1946
The Stranger Professor Charles Rankin 1946
Tomorrow Is Forever Erik Kessler 1946
Follow the Boys Orson Welles 1944
Jane Eyre Edward Rochester 1943
Show-Business at War Himself 1943
Journey Into Fear Colonel Haki 1943
The Magnificent Ambersons Narrator 1942
Citizen Kane Kane 1941
Swiss Family Robinson Opening Narrator 1940
Too Much Johnson Keystone Kop 1938
The Spanish Earth Narrator (English version) (later replaced by Ernest Hemingway) (voice) 1937
The Hearts of Age Death 1934

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1982 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Nominated
1942 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1942 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1942 Oscar Best Writing, Original Screenplay Won
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