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Joseph Cotten
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    (May 15, 1905-February 6, 1994)
    Acted in 'Citizen Kane (1941),' 'The Magnificent Ambersons (1942),' 'Shadow of a Doubt (1943),' 'Gaslight (1944),' 'Duel in the Sun (1946),' 'The Third Man (1949),' 'Touch of Evil (1958),' 'Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964),' 'Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)' and 'Airport '77 (1979)'
    Made guest appearances on 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents,' 'Fantasy Island' and 'The Love Boat'
    Performed in a stage version of 'The Philadelphia Story'
    He smoked.
    He and Orson Welles were labeled as unprofessional and childish when they were interviewed for a job for CBS radio.
    He once kicked a newspaper reporter.
    His own television series, 'The Joseph Cotten Show,' lasted only a few episodes (1956).
    He had drifted into low-budget horror films by the end of his career.
    He and Welles formed their own acting company, the Mercury Theatre Players.
    His wife died of leukemia in 1960.
    He was forced to retire from acting after a stroke in 1981.
    He once said, 'Orson Welles lists 'Citizen Kane' as his best film, Alfred Hitchcock opts for 'Shadow of a Doubt' and Sir Carol Reed chose 'The Third Man' - and I'm in all of them.'
    He appeared in 'Citizen Kane,' considered the greatest American film of all time.

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