Orson Welles filmography

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Orson Welles at work on The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

This is the filmography of Orson Welles.

Production[edit]

Completed feature films[edit]

Year Title Notes
1941 Citizen Kane Director, producer, co-screenwriter (with Herman J. Mankiewicz)[1]
1942 The Magnificent Ambersons Director, producer, screenwriter (based on the novel of the same name by Booth Tarkington)[2]
1943 Journey into Fear Co-director (uncredited, with Norman Foster), producer (uncredited), co-screenwriter (uncredited, with Joseph Cotten)[3]:377[4]:306
1946 The Stranger Director, co-screenwriter (uncredited, with John Huston (also uncredited), Anthony Veiller and Decla Dunning from a screen story by Victor Trivas)[5]
1947 The Lady from Shanghai Director, producer, co-screenwriter (with William Castle (uncredited), Charles Lederer (uncredited), and Fletcher Markle (uncredited), based on the novel If I Die Before I Wake by Sherwood King)[6]
1948 Macbeth Director, producer, screenwriter (uncredited, based on the stage play of the same name by William Shakespeare)[7]
1951 Othello Director, producer, screenwriter (based on the stage play of the same name by William Shakespeare)[3]:410
1955 Mr. Arkadin Director, screenwriter, art direction, costume design (based on original radio scripts by Ernest Bornemann and Welles, adapted from the radio series The Lives of Harry Lime originally produced for radio by Harry Alan Towers (uncredited), in turn adapted from the screenplay The Third Man by Graham Greene)[3]:416–417
1958 Touch of Evil Director, screenwriter (based on the novel Badge of Evil by Whit Masterson)[8]
1962 The Trial Director, screenwriter (based on the novel of the same name by Franz Kafka) [3]:429
1965 Chimes at Midnight Director, screenwriter, costumes (based on the character Falstaff created by William Shakespeare and the book Holinshed's Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed[3]:432
1968 The Immortal Story Director, co-screenwriter (with Louise de Vilmorin, based on the short story of the same name by Karen Blixen)[3]:434[9]
1974 F for Fake Co-director (with François Reichenbach (uncredited), Gary Graver (uncredited), and Oja Kodar (uncredited)), co-screenwriter (with Kodar)[3]:442
1992 Don Quixote de Orson Welles Director (with Jesús Franco (second unit director), principal cinematographer Jack Draper (originally shot between 1957 and 1972, released posthumously)[citation needed]
2018 The Other Side of the Wind Director, co-screenwriter (with Oja Kodar), co-producer (with Dominque Antoine, Andrés Vicente Gómez, Frank Marshall and Filip Jan Rymsza), co-editor (with Bob Murawski) (originally shot between 1970 and 1976, released posthumously)[citation needed]

Completed short films[edit]

Year Title Notes
1933 Twelfth Night Director; dress rehearsal of Welles's Todd School stage production[3]:330[10]:44
1934 The Hearts of Age Director (with William Vance), scenario[3]:331
1940 Citizen Kane trailer Director, screenwriter[3]:360
1953 Magic Trick [3]:412
1969 The Merchant of Venice Director, producer, screenwriter[4]:309–310[11]
1970 An Evening with Orson Welles Director, screenwriter; six 30-minute recitations[12]:166
1976 F for Fake trailer Director, editor[3]:445
1978 Orson Welles's Jeremiah Director, screenwriter, editor[12]:172
1978 Unsung Heroes Director, screenwriter, editor[12]:173
1984 The Spirit of Charles Lindbergh Director, screenwriter, editor[12]:175

Completed television programs[edit]

Year Title Notes
1955 Orson Welles' Sketch Book
Episode 1: The Early Days
Episode 2: Critics
Episode 3: The Police
Episode 4: People I Miss
Episode 5: The War of the Worlds
Episode 6: Bullfighting
Screenwriter; series of commentaries[3]:417
1955 Around the World with Orson Welles
Episode 1: Pays Basque I (The Basque Country)
Episode 2: Pays Basque II (La Pelote basque)
Episode 3: Revisiting Vienna, aka The Third Man Returns to Vienna (pilot)
Episode 4: St.-Germain-des-Prés
Episode 5: Chelsea Pensioners
Episode 6: Madrid Bullfight
Episode 7: The Tragedy of Lurs, aka The Dominici Affair (episode unfinished until 2000)
Director, screenwriter; series[3]:418
1956 Camille, the Naked Lady and the Musketeers Director, producer, screenwriter, designer, music arranger; unsold pilot, lost[3]:290, 421[4]:309
1958 The Fountain of Youth Director, screenwriter, designer, music arranger[3]:424
1958 Portrait of Gina Director, screenwriter; unsold pilot[3]:423, 519
1961 Orson Welles on the Art of Bullfighting Director, screenwriter; episode of UK series Tempo[3]:428[4]:309
1964 In the Land of Don Quixote
Episode 1: Andalusian Itinerary
Episode 2: Holy Week in Spain
Episode 3: The San Fermin Holidays
Episode 4: The Running of the Bulls in Pamplona
Episode 5: The Caves of Jerez
Episode 6: Seville
Episode 7: April Fair in Seville (not screened on original run)
Episode 8: Time for Flamenco
Episode 9: Rome and the Orient in Spain's Past
Director, producer; series. Filmed c. 1961, aired in 1964.[3]:430–431
1978 Filming Othello Director, screenwriter[3]:447
1979 The Orson Welles Show Director, screenwriter; unsold pilot[12]:172

Film fragments for stage productions[edit]

Year Title Notes
1938 Too Much Johnson Director, co-producer (with John Houseman), screenwriter (unfinished film component of a stage production, based on the novel of the same name by William Gillette)[3]:344[4]:310[13]
1939 The Green Goddess Prologue for a vaudeville program, now a lost film[14]:153
1946 Around the World Director, producer, screenwriter, editor; film component of Broadway production, now a lost film[4]:310[14]:205–206
1950 The Miracle of St. Anne Director, screenwriter; film component of a stage production, now a lost film[3]:406[4]:310[14]:230

Uncompleted films and television programs[edit]

Year Title Notes
1941–1942 It's All True Director (with Norman Foster), producer, screenwriter (with Robert Flaherty)[4]:308[15]
1950 An Evening With Orson Welles Director; two vignettes from the German tour of Welles's stage show; lost[3]:407[4]:311
1955 "The Tragedy of Lurs" Director, screenwriter; episode from the TV series Around the World with Orson Welles[3]:418[16]:322
1955 Moby Dick—Rehearsed Director; film version of Welles's London stage production[3]:418
1957–1972 Don Quixote Director, producer, screenwriter[3]:426[4]:222–228
1960 Orson Welles in Dublin Director[4]:309
1967 The Heroine Director, screenwriter[3]:435[4]:311
1967–1970 The Deep Director, producer, screenwriter[3]:437–438
1968 Vienna Director, screenwriter; segment for the unfinished Orson's Bag TV special[3]:434, 437[4]:309–310[16]:233–234
1968–1971 One Man Band Director, screenwriter; also known as Orson Welles' London[12]:164–165[17]
1981 Filming The Trial Director, screenwriter, editor[12]:174
1980–1982 The Dreamers Director, screenwriter, editor[12]:173
1976–1985 Orson Welles' Magic Show Director, producer, screenwriter, editor[12]:170–171
1985 King Lear Director, screenwriter; test footage[12]:175

Performance[edit]

Films and television programs[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1937 The Spanish Earth Narrator Joris Ivens [10]:617[18]
1940 Swiss Family Robinson Narrator Edward Ludwig Uncredited[19]
1941 Citizen Kane trailer Himself Orson Welles [3]:360
1941 Citizen Kane Charles Foster Kane Orson Welles [1]
1942 The Magnificent Ambersons Narrator Orson Welles [2]
1943 Journey into Fear Colonel Haki Norman Foster [3]:377
1943 Jane Eyre Edward Rochester Robert Stevenson Also associate producer (uncredited)[3]:175[20]:329 and consultant on the promotional short film, Three Sisters of the Moors[21]
1943 Know Your Ally: Britain Narrator, Bob (helpful taxi passenger) Robert Stevenson Short film (uncredited)[22][23]
1944 Follow the Boys Himself Edward Sutherland [19]
1945 Mexico City, Old and New Narrator Produced by the Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs and the Mexican Tourist Association[24][25]
1946 Tomorrow Is Forever John MacDonald, Erich Kessler Irving Pichel [19]
1946 The Stranger Franz Kindler, Professor Charles Rankin Orson Welles [5]
1946 Duel in the Sun Narrator King Vidor Uncredited[3]:185
1947 The Lady from Shanghai Michael O'Hara Orson Welles [6]
1948 Macbeth Macbeth Orson Welles [7]
1949 Black Magic Cagliostro/Josef Balsamo Gregory Ratoff Also director of his own scenes (uncredited)[3]:404
1949 The Third Man Harry Lime Carol Reed Also writer of some of his own dialogue (uncredited)[3]:403–404
1949 Prince of Foxes Cesare Borgia Henry King [19]
1950 The Black Rose Bayan Henry Hathaway [19]
1950 Disorder Himself Jacques Baratier Short film[3]:409[26]
1951 Othello Othello Orson Welles [3]:410
1951 Return to Glennascaul Himself Hilton Edwards Short film[3]:409[27]
1952 Little World of Don Camillo Voice of Christ Julien Duvivier Also dubbing director, English-language version[26]
1952 Trent's Last Case Sigsbee Manderson Herbert Wilcox [19]
1953 Man, Beast and Virtue Captain Perella Steno [3]:414
1953 Royal Affairs in Versailles Benjamin Franklin Sacha Guitry [3]:414
1953 King Lear King Lear Peter Brook TV debut[3]:415
1954 Trouble in the Glen Sanin Cejador y Mengues Herbert Wilcox [3]:416
1955 Three Cases of Murder Lord Mountdrago George More O'Ferrall "Lord Mountdrago" segment; also director of his own scenes (uncredited)[3]:416
1955 Napoléon Hudson Lowe Sacha Guitry [28]
1955 Mr. Arkadin Gregory Arkadin Orson Welles [3]:417[29]
1955 Orson Welles' Sketch Book Himself Orson Welles TV series[3]:417
1955 Around the World with Orson Welles Himself Orson Welles TV series[3]:418
1956 Ford Star Jubilee Oscar Jaffe Paul Nickell Episode: "Twentieth Century" (April 7)[3]:420[30][31]
1956 Moby Dick Father Mapple John Huston [19]
1956 Out of Darkness Narrator Albert Wasserman CBS-TV documentary about mental patients and hospitals, with medical narration by Dr. William C. Menninger (March 18)[3]:419[32]
1956 I Love Lucy Himself James V. Kern Episode: "Lucy Meets Orson Welles" (October 15)[3]:421[33]
1956 Camille, the Naked Lady and the Musketeers Himself Orson Welles TV pilot[3]:290, 421[4]:309
1957 Man in the Shadow Virgil Renchler Jack Arnold [19]
1958 The Fountain of Youth Host/narrator Orson Welles TV pilot shot in 1956[3]:424
1958 Portrait of Gina Himself Orson Welles TV pilot[3]:423, 519
1958 The Long, Hot Summer Will Varner Martin Ritt [19]
1958 Touch of Evil Hank Quinlan Orson Welles [8]
1958 The Vikings Narrator Richard Fleischer Uncredited[19]
1958 South Seas Adventure Narrator Various directors [19]
1958 The Roots of Heaven Cy Sedgewick John Huston [19]
1959 Masters of the Congo Jungle Narrator Henry Brandt, Heinz Sielmann [3]:425[34]
1959 Compulsion Jonathan Wilk Richard Fleischer [19]
1959 Ferry to Hong Kong Captain Cecil Hart Lewis Gilbert [19]
1959 High Journey Narrator Peter Baylis [35]
1960 David and Goliath King Saul Ferdinando Baldi, Richard Pottier Also director of his own scenes (uncredited)[3]:264[19]
1960 Crack in the Mirror Hagolin/Lamerciere Richard Fleischer [19]
1960 Austerlitz Robert Fulton Abel Gance [3]:426
1961 Lafayette Benjamin Franklin Jean Dréville [19]
1961 The Tartars Burundai Ferdinando Baldi, Richard Thorpe [3]:426
1961 King of Kings Narrator Nicholas Ray [19]
1961 Orson Welles on the Art of Bullfighting Narrator Orson Welles TV[3]:428[4]:309
1962 The Trial Albert Hastler - The Advocate Orson Welles [19]
1962 River of the Ocean Narrator Peter Baylis [3]:428[36]
1962 Ro.Go.Pa.G. Film Director Pier Paolo Pasolini "La ricotta" segment[3]:430
1963 The V.I.P.s Max Buda Anthony Asquith [19]
1964 In the Land of Don Quixote Himself Orson Welles [3]:430–431
1964 The Finest Hours Narrator Peter Baylis [37]
1965 A King's Story Narrator Harry Booth [19]
1965 Marco the Magnificent Ackermann Denys de La Patellière, Raoul Lévy [19]
1965 Chimes at Midnight Sir John Falstaff Orson Welles [19]
1966 Is Paris Burning? Consul Raoul Nordling René Clément [19]
1966 A Man for All Seasons Cardinal Wolsey Fred Zinnemann [19]
1967 Casino Royale Le Chiffre Various directors, principally Joseph McGrath [19]
1967 The Sailor from Gibraltar Louis of Mozambique Tony Richardson [3]:433–434
1967 I'll Never Forget What's'isname Jonathan Lute Michael Winner [19]
1968 The Immortal Story Mr. Clay, narrator Orson Welles [19]
1968 Oedipus the King Tiresias Philip Saville [19]
1968 Around the World of Mike Todd Narrator Saul Swimmer [3]:435
1968 House of Cards Charles Leschenhaut John Guillermin [19]
1968–1969 Kampf um Rom Emperor Justinian Robert Siodmak [3]:435
1969 Tepepa Colonel Cascorro Giulio Petroni [3]:436[38]
1969 The Southern Star Plankett Sidney Hayers Also director of the opening scenes (uncredited)[3]:436
1969 The Merchant of Venice Shylock Orson Welles Short film[4]:310
1969 12 + 1 Maurice Markau Nicolas Gessner, Luciano Lucignani [3]:437
1969 Battle of Neretva Chetnik senator Veljko Bulajic [19]
1970 The Kremlin Letter Bresnavitch John Huston [19]
1970 A Horse Called Nijinsky Narrator Jo Durden-Smith [39]
1970 Start the Revolution Without Me Narrator Bud Yorkin [19]
1970 Catch-22 General Dreedle Mike Nichols [19]
1970 Salvador Dalí: A Soft Self-Portrait Narrator Jean-Christophe Averty [26]
1970 Waterloo Louis XVIII Sergei Bondarchuk [19]
1970 Is It Always Right to Be Right? Narrator Lee Mishkin Animated short film[3]:440
1970 To Build a Fire Narrator David Cobham [3]:437[40]
1971 Malpertuis Uncle Cassavius Harry Kümel [3]:440–441
1971 A Safe Place Magician Henry Jaglom [19]
1971 Ten Days' Wonder Theo Van Horn Claude Chabrol [3]:440
1971 Freedom River Narrator Sam Weiss [3]:440
1971 Sentinels of Silence Narrator Robert Amram Short film[3]:440
1971 Directed by John Ford Narrator Peter Bogdanovich [19]
1971 The Silent Years Himself (host) Ricki Franklin TV series[3]:441
1972 Necromancy Mr. Cato Bert I. Gordon [19]
1972 Get to Know Your Rabbit Mr. Delasandro Brian De Palma [19]
1972 Future Shock Host/narrator Alexander Grasshoff TV[3]:442
1972 Treasure Island Long John Silver John Hough [3]:443
1972 Hallmark Hall of Fame Sheridan Whiteside Buzz Kulik Episode: "The Man Who Came to Dinner"[3]:442
1973 Kelly Country Narrator Stuart Cooper [41][42]
1973 Orson Welles Great Mysteries Host Alan Gibson, Peter Sykes, Peter Sasdy, Philip Saville, James Ferman, Alan Cooke TV series[3]:443
1973 Who's Out There? Himself Robert Drew Short film[12]:169[43]
1973 F for Fake trailer Himself Orson Welles [3]:445[26]
1973 Battle of Sutjeska Winston Churchill Stipe Delić [44]:LII
1973 Power and Corruption Himself Short educational film about Macbeth[3]:443[45]
1974 F for Fake Himself Orson Welles [3]:442[26]
1974 And Then There Were None Mr. Owen Peter Collinson Voice[46]
1974 The Challenge... A Tribute to Modern Art Himself Herbert Kline [19]
1975 Bugs Bunny: Superstar Narrator Larry Jackson [19]
1975 Survival Narrator Episode: "Magnificent Monsters of the Deep"[3]:444
1975 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi Narrator, Nag, Chuchundra Chuck Jones Animated short film[12]:169
1976 NBC—The First Fifty Years Host Greg Garrison TV (November 21)[3]:445
1976 Voyage of the Damned Raoul Estedes Stuart Rosenberg [3]:445
1977 Hot Tomorrows Parklawn Mortuary Martin Brest [47]
1977 The Lions of Capitalism: Some Call It Greed Narrator Tim Forbes [48]
1977 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Narrator Larry Jordan [26]
1978 Mysterious Castles of Clay Narrator Alan Root [49]
1978 The Greatest Battle Narrator Umberto Lenzi English-language version[50]
1979 Filming Othello Himself Orson Welles TV[3]:447
1979 The Orson Welles Show Himself (host) Orson Welles TV pilot[12]:172
1979 The Late Great Planet Earth Himself Robert Amram, Rolf Forsberg [19]
1979 The New Deal for Artists Narrator Wieland Schulz-Keil TV[51][52][53]
1979 The Muppet Movie Lew Lord James Frawley [19]
1979 The Double McGuffin Narrator Joe Camp [54]
1980 Shōgun Narrator Jerry London TV miniseries[55]
1980 A Step Away Narrator Roberto Ponce, Marcos Zurinaga [citation needed]
1980 The Greenstone Narrator Kevin Irvine [56]
1980 The Secret of Nikola Tesla J. P. Morgan Krsto Papic [57]
1980 Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park Narrator [58]
1981 Search for the Titanic Himself (host) Michael Harris [59]
1981 The Man Who Saw Tomorrow Himself Robert Guenette [60]
1981 History of the World, Part I Narrator Mel Brooks [19]
1982 Butterfly Judge Rauch Matt Cimber [19]
1982 Genocide Narrator Arnold Schwartzman [19]
1982 Slapstick of Another Kind Alien Father Steven Paul [61]
1983 Hot Money Sheriff Paisley Zale Magder [26]
1984 The Road to Bresson Himself Leo De Boer, Jurriën Rood Documentary[citation needed]
1984 Where Is Parsifal? Klingsor Henri Helman [3]:451
1984 In Our Hands Himself Robert Richter, Stanley Warnow [19]
1984 The Last Sailors: The Final Days of Working Sail Narrator Neil Hollander, Herald Mertes [62]
1985 Almonds and Raisins Narrator David Elstein, Russ Karel [19]
1985 Scene of the Crime Himself (host) TV; short-lived NBC series (April–May)[63]:1201
1985 Moonlighting Himself Peter Werner Episode: "The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice" [64]
1986 The Enchanted Journey Pippo Yakikoto Higuchi Voice, English-language version[65][66]
1986 The Transformers: The Movie Unicron Nelson Shin Voice[19]
1987 Someone to Love Danny's friend Henry Jaglom [19]

Uncompleted films and television programs[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1942 It's All True Narrator [citation needed]
1955 "The Tragedy of Lurs" Presenter [3]:418[16]:322
1955 Moby Dick—Rehearsed Actor-Manager, Father Mapple, Captain Ahab [4]:309
1957–1972 Don Quixote Himself, narrator, voice of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza [citation needed]
1967–1970 The Deep Russ Brewster [3]:437–438
1968 Vienna Himself [citation needed]
1968–1971 One Man Band Himself, one-man band, police constable, old battle-axe, old sailor, woman selling violets and dirty postcards, Chinese manager of Ye Olde Strip Club, recorder-player, four old English lords, Count Plumfield [4]:309–310
1970–1976 The Other Side of the Wind Narrator [citation needed]
1981 Filming The Trial Himself [12]:174
1980 The Dreamers Marcus Kleek [3]:448
1976–1985 Orson Welles' Magic Show Himself [12]:170–171
1985 King Lear King Lear [12]:175

Documentaries about Welles[edit]

Year Title Language Director Notes
1966 Orson Welles in Spain English Albert and David Maysles Documentary charting Welles's attempts to attract funding for The Sacred Beasts, later made as The Other Side of the Wind.
1967 Portrait: Orson Welles French Frédéric Rossif and François Reichenbach
1982 The Orson Welles Story, Parts 1 & 2 English Leslie Megahey Two-part documentary for the BBC's Arena series.
1987 The RKO Story: It's All True English Charles Chabot and Rosemary Wilton Documents Welles's time at RKO, including Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons, Journey into Fear, and It's All True. Episode four of the six-part series The RKO Story.
1990 Linguagem de Orson Welles Portuguese Rogério Sganzerla Documentary on Welles and Brazil.
1991 The Complete Citizen Kane English Leslie Megahey Feature-length documentary for the BBC's Arena series, on the making of Citizen Kane.
1992 Orson Welles: What Went Wrong? English Robert Guenette
1993 It's All True: Based on an Unfinished Film by Orson Welles English Bill Krohn, Myron Meisel and Richard Wilson The making of It's All True, including a partial reconstruction.
1993 Rosabella, La storia italiana di Orson Welles Italian Gianfranco Giagni and Ciro Giorgini Documentary on Welles and Italy.
1993 Working with Orson Welles English Gary Graver Concentrates on Welles's unfinished projects of the 1970s and 1980s.
1995 Orson Welles: The One-Man Band English/German versions Vassili Silovic Concentrates on Welles's unfinished projects from the 1960s to the 1980s.
1999 Reconstructing Evil English Laurent Bouzereau The making and re-editing of Touch of Evil.
1999 The Battle Over Citizen Kane English Thomas Lennon and Michael Epstein The making of Citizen Kane.
2000 Hollywood Remembers: Orson Welles English Dante J. Pugliese Part of the Hollywood Remembers series.
2000 L'Affaire Dominici French Christophe Cognet Documentary on Welles's unfinished film, embedding a reconstruction/re-editing of the shot footage.
2000 Hollywood Couples: Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth English Dante J. Pugliese Part of the Hollywood Couples series.
2000 Orson Welles en el pais de Don Quijote Spanish Carlos Rodríguez Documentary on Welles and Spain.
2000 Roma, la citta di Orson Welles Italian Ciro Giorgini and Fuori Orario Documentary on Welles and Rome.
2002 Welles, Kafka et Le Proces French Philippe Quinconneau The making of The Trial.
2003 Citizen Kane: Anatomy of a Classic, with Barry Norman English Ken Barnes The making of Citizen Kane.
2004 Shadowing The Third Man English Frederick Baker The making of The Third Man.
2005 Brunnen, aka The Well Spanish Kristian Petri Documentary on Welles and Spain.
2006 Men of Mystery: Simon Callow on Orson Welles's Mr. Arkadin English Robert Fischer The making of Mr. Arkadin.
2006 Reviving Harry Lime: Harry Alan Towers on Producing Radio Serials with Orson Welles English Robert Fischer The making of The Adventures of Harry Lime.
2006 Searching for Orson English Dominik Sedlar and Jakov Sedlar
2009 Orson Welles Over Europe English Hans Petch Simon Callow on Welles's European work from the 1940s to the 1970s.
2011 Orson Welles: The Gate Theatre Gaelic Brian Reddin Documentary on Welles's 1930s work in Dublin's Gate Theatre.
2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles English Chuck Workman
2014 Martian Mania: The Untold Story Behind the War of the Worlds English James Cameron Documentary on Welles's 1938 broadcast of The War of the Worlds.
2015 This is Orson Welles English Julia Kuperberg and Clara Kuperberg
2018 The Eyes of Orson Welles English Mark Cousins Documentary on Welles's sketchbooks and drawings.
2018 They'll Love Me When I'm Dead English Morgan Neville The making of The Other Side of the Wind.
2018 A Final Cut for Orson: 40 Years in the Making English Ryan Suffern Post-production work on The Other Side of the Wind.

Fictional portrayals[edit]

As well as making and appearing in films of his own, a fictionalised version of Welles has been a character in numerous films.

Year Title Director Actor playing Welles Notes
1957 The Night America Trembled Tom Donovan N/A - composite character Based on the 1938 radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds. An episode of the CBS series Studio One.
1975 The Night That Panicked America Joseph Sargent Paul Shenar Based on the 1938 radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds. Television film.
1980 All Commercials... A Steve Martin Special Walter C. Miller John Candy TV comedy special, spoofing the Orson Welles Paul Masson adverts.
1980 The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour Walter C. Miller John Candy TV comedy series, spoofing Welles's magic tricks on talk shows.
1994 Ed Wood Tim Burton Vincent D'Onofrio; voice by Maurice LaMarche Set during the 1957 filming of Touch of Evil.
1994-5 The Critic Various Maurice LaMarche (voice) TV comedy cartoon series, featuring Welles (or the ghost of Welles) as a recurring character, usually spoofing his TV commercials.
1999 Cradle Will Rock Tim Robbins Angus Macfadyen Based on the 1937 Broadway staging of The Cradle Will Rock.
1999 RKO 281 Benjamin Ross Liev Schreiber Based on the 1940-1 making of Citizen Kane.
2004 Five Minutes, Mr. Welles Vincent D'Onofrio Vincent D'Onofrio Set during the 1949 making of The Third Man. Short film (31 minutes). Vincent D'Onofrio, who played Welles in Ed Wood (1994), reprises his role here. Debuted out of competition at the 2004 Venice Film Festival.
2006 Fade to Black Oliver Parker Danny Huston Set during the 1947-8 making of Black Magic.
2008 Me and Orson Welles Richard Linklater Christian McKay Based on the 1937 staging of Caesar.

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