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About Joseph Cotten
Joseph Cotton was a multi-talented American actor who rose to prominence in film, radio, television, and Broadway stages from the mid to late 19th century.
Background & Early Life
He was born in Petersburg, Virginia, but raised in the Tidewater area. He showed an aptitude for acting and storytelling in his childhood. When he was 18, his family enrolled him in a private lesson at the Hickman School of Expression, Washington, D.C.
At 20, he moved to Miami and soon began working as a performer at the Miami Civic Theatre.
After his stay in Miami, he relocated to New York, where he worked with famous theatrical producer David Belasco. He performed and worked on over 20 plays at the Copley Theatre, Boston.
His Broadway debut came in 1932 in the theatrical drama “Absent Friends.” His famous Broadway performances were in the original theatre productions of “Sabrina Fair” and “The Philadelphia Story.”
In the 1940s, his reputation as one of Hollywood’s best actors was established when he starred in several classic films, including “Gaslight” and “Shadow of a Doubt.” He also appeared in several of Orson Welles’s movies.
He earned his star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960. In addition, he received a Volpi Cup for Best Actor during the 10th Venice International Film Festival.
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F.A.Q. about Joseph Cotten
When is his birthday?
Joseph Cotten's birthday is on May 15, 1905.
In how many days is his birthday?
Joseph's birthday is in 358 days
How old was Joseph when he died?
He was 88 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 6, 1994.
How old would he be today?
Joseph Cotten would be 117 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Joseph from?
He was born in Petersburg, Virginia, U.S..
What was Joseph Cotten's height?
He was 6′ 0″ (1.83m) tall.
Joseph Cotten's Popularity
Joseph Cotten was a famous American actor, who was born on May 15, 1905. As a person born on this date, Joseph Cotten is listed in our database as the 48th most popular celebrity for the day (May 15) and the 14th most popular for the year (1905).
People born on May 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Joseph Cotten is the 1515th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Joseph Cotten's birthday, Joseph Cotten is the 10624th most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Petersburg, Virginia, U.S.
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