Joseph Cotten

Is Joseph Cotten dead?

Yes. Joseph Cotten died on February 6, 1994

Details of Joseph Cotten's Death

Joseph Cotten (born as Joseph Cheshire Cotten Jr.) born in Petersburg, Virginia, U.S. on May 15, 1905. He died on February 6, 1994 at the age of 88.

Joseph Cotten's Noteable Works & Biography

being 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 three Orson Welles films: 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).

Quick Facts about Joseph Cotten

  • Birth Name: Joseph Cheshire Cotten Jr.
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Birth Date: May 15, 1905
  • Zodiac Sign: image/svg+xml Taurus
  • Birth Place: Petersburg, Virginia, U.S.
  • Death Date: February 6, 1994
  • Death Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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