Joseph Cotten

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Joseph was born under the official name Cotten, Joseph Cheshire on May 15th, 1905. He died on February 6th, 1994 in Westwood, Los Angeles, California, USA (pneumonia). He has been a credited actor since the 1944 film Since You Went Away.

Joseph has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in ten films including: the 1980 adventure film Heaven's Gate as the character The Reverend Doctor, the 1978 action movie Caravans playing Crandall and the 1977 sci-fi release Twilight's Last Gleaming cast as Arthur Renfrew - Secretary of State.

Joseph Cotten has earned salaries up to $1,200/week for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1970 action film Tora! Tora! Tora!, which brought in $30,000,000 at the box office.

Joseph has stayed out of the media limelight, having been captured in more than one pictorials. He has been the subject of at least one book.

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Joseph Cotten


Retired from acting in the early 1980s after a stroke and a laryngectomy.
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