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Orson Welles turned 99 today, watch 4 movies he directed

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Today would have been the late Orson Welles 99th birthday, he was born on this day in 1915. Since it's his birthday, below is a list of four movies that he directed.

1. "The Trial" (1962)

Orson Welles directed "The Trial," a film that was based off of Franz Kafka's work of the same name. Anthony Perkins was the main actor in the movie. Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider, and Fernand Ledoux also starred in this film that looks at a man, who is on trial, but doesn't know.

2. "Citizen Kane" (1941)

Welles directed, co-wrote, produced, and starred in this popular classic. This was Welles directorial debut. Joseph Cotten, Paul Stewart, and Dorothy Comingore starred in the movie with Welles. While it's about Charles Foster Kane the movie resembles a real man, William Randolph Hearst.

3. "Macbeth" (1948)

Orson Welles directed and starred in the 1948 film version of Shakespeare's play "Macbeth." Jeanette Nolan was cast as Lady Macbeth in the movie.

4. Mr. Arkadin (1953)

Another movie that he both starred and directed, it's also known as "Confidential Report." It's about an American adventurer who is investigating the past of a mysterious tycoon, Arkadin (Orson Welles). Michael Redgrave, Patricia Medina, and Peter Van Eyck also starred in the movie.

So those are four movies that Orson Welles directed. Definitely if you get a chance watch one of his movies to celebrate his birthday. Orson Welles was a very charismatic actor.


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