Joseph Cheshire Cotten war ein US-amerikanischer Schauspieler. Den Höhepunkt seiner Karriere erreichte er in den 1940er Jahren mit Hauptrollen in Citizen Kane, Der Glanz des Hauses Amberson, Im Schatten des Zweifels, Duell in der Sonne sowie Der dritte Mann.
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 .
Joseph Cotten. Actor: The Third Man. Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Jr. was born in Petersburg, Virginia, into a well-to-do Southern family. He was the eldest of three sons born to Sally Whitworth (Willson) and Joseph Cheshire Cotten, Sr., an assistant postmaster. Jo (as he was known) and his brothers Whit and Sam spent their summers at their aunt and ...
He was a lifelong Republican and conservative who was a solid supporter of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, and Ronald Reagan. Grew up in Petersburg, Virginia, the oldest of three brothers. Worked with Alfred Hitchcock in one of his finest films, Shadow of a Doubt (1943).
- Joseph Cheshire Cotten
- May 15, 1905 in Petersburg, Virginia, USA
15. März 2023 · Joseph Cotten, in full Joseph Cheshire Cotten, (born May 15, 1905, Petersburg, Virginia, U.S.—died February 6, 1994, Westwood, California), American actor whose elegant mannerisms, handsome looks, and low-key yet compelling dramatic performances earned him both popular and critical acclaim.
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Der dritte Mann. Der nur mäßig erfolgreiche amerikanische Schriftsteller Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) wird von seinem alten Schulfreund Harry Limes (Orson Welles) ins Wien der Nachkriegszeit ...