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Shadow Of A... An Alfred Hitchcock MasterpieceJoseph Cotton stars as Uncle Charlie, a... more info $19.98was $19.98 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Joseph Cheshire Cotten Died: February 6, 1994
Born: May 15, 1905 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA Profession: Cast ... actor drama critic assistant stage manager professional football player newspaper advertising salesman potato salad merchandiser paint salesman vacuum cleaner salesman
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Quietly intense, highly talented member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theater, a former drama critic who went to Hollywood with the director to act (as a drama critic) in "Citizen Kane" (1941) and stayed to enjoy success on screen, TV and stage alike over the next four decades. Tall, wavy-haired and gentlemanly, with a trace of a Southern drawl and attractive if unconventional features, Cotten developed great versatility during his 1930s stage work which would serve him well in one of the most impressive strings of performances any Hollywood actor achieved in the 40s.

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cosmosiff ( 2008-06-30 )

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The name of Cotten's book is "Vanity Will Get you Somewhere" - Not "Vanity Will Get you Nowhere".

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