Orson Welles Biography, Facts & Life Story

Orson Welles American Actor, Director, Writer, Producer

Quick Facts


Full Name:George Orson Welles

Profession:Actor, Director, Writer, Producer


Date of Birth:May 6, 1915

Date of Death:October 10, 1985

Place of Death:Los Angeles, California, United States

Birthplace:Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:6 Feet 1 Inches (1.83 m)

Weight:99 kg (218 lbs)

Chest:44 Inches

Waist:36 Inches


Biceps:16 Inches

Hair Color:Brown

Eye Color:Gray

Orson Welles Education

School: Todd Seminary for Boys
School of the Art Institute of Chicago

College: The Art Institute of Chicago

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Orson Welles Career

Profession: Actor, Director, Writer, Producer

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film: Citizen Kane (1941)

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $20 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Richard Head Welles

Mother: Beatrice Ives

Brother(s): Dickie Welles, Richard Ives Welles

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Paola Mori (m. 1955–1985)
Rita Hayworth (m. 1943–1947)
Virginia Nicholson (m. 1934–1940)

Children: 4

Son(s): Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Daughter(s): Rebecca Welles, Beatrice Welles, Christopher Welles Feder

Ex Girlfriends:

Oja Kodar (1966 – 1985)
Marlene Dietrich (1958 – 1959)
Ludmilla TchΓ©rina (1952)
Eartha Kitt (1950 – 1952)
Nancy Valentine (1946)
Lea Padovani (1943 – 1944)
Billie Holiday (1942)
Dolores del Rio (1941 – 1943)
Geraldine Fitzgerald (1939)
Lynn Remar (1938 – 1941)
Vera Zorina (1938)
Corinne Calvet
Silvana Pampanini
Maila Nurmi
Lena Horne

Orson Welles Favorites

Hobbies: N/A

Favorite Food: Buffalo wing

Favorite Color: Gray

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