Joseph Cotten

Joseph Cotten
Real name: Joseph Cheshire Cotten
Birthdate: May 15, 1905
Date of death: February 06, 1994
Age: 88 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Taurus


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Joseph Cotten Nominations & Awards

Venice Film Festival

 - Volpi Cup - Best Actor WINNER
Joseph Cheshire Cotten was an American. He has won an Venice International Film Festival. He's known for Shadow of a Doubt (1943), Gaslight (1944) and Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970).

All Movies of Joseph Cotten

  • Heaven's Gate
    Michael Cimino's bleak anti-western based on events in 1890s Wyoming. Sheriff James Averill attempts to protect immigrant farmers from wealthy cattle interests, and also clashes with a hired gun, Nathan Champion, over the woman th...
    Character: The Reverend Doctor
    United States  1980
  • Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
    TV Series (1979-1988). 9 seasons. 112 episodes. A British anthology of mystery, suspense, horror and black comedy, highlighted by plot twists and surprise endings (in the early seasons, all by Roald Dahl), with lots of prestigious...
    United Kingdom  1979
  • Guyana: Crime of the Century
    Reverend James Johnson, the priest of an independent church in Guyana in South America, orders his followers to suicide. But not all follow him blindly and begin to think on their own.
    Character: Richard Gable
    Mexico  1979
  • Caravans
    In 1948, Mark Miller, a young diplomat, searches the desert for a politician's runaway daughter and Zuilifigar, her Bedouin lover.
    United States  1978
  • Airport '77
    In this entry in the AIRPORT diaster-film franchise, a jumbo jet crashes into the middle of the Bermuda Triangle. As the plane becomes submerged, all the passengers aboard must find some way out. Like its predecessors, this film f...
    Character: Nicholas St. Downs III
    United States  1977
  • A Delicate Balance
    The setting is the comfortable Connecticut home of a well-to-do family. Agnes is a determined, powerful woman who feels she must hold her husband together and present a brave face to the world. Her husband, Tobias, is both retired...
    United States  1973
  • The Scientific Cardplayer
    Pepino and Antonia, two Italian proles are waiting every summer, for "the old lady", a wealthy and disabled American in order to fleece her. How? By playing cards with her in a game called "lo scopino scientifico = ...
    Italy  1972
  • White Comanche
    William Shatner plays two roles: cowboy Johnny Moon and his ruthless Indian twin brother, Notah. Notah likes peyote and gets the crazy idea that he's the Comanche messiah sent to lead the Comanche nation against the white man but ...
    Spain  1968
  • Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
    Charlotte Hollis, wealthy southern spinster, is shunned by her community for the grisly murder some 40 years prior of her intended, John Mayhew. Even though her guilt in the matter was never proven, the townspeople liken her to a ...
    Character: Dr. Drew Bayliss
    United States  1964
  • Touch of Evil
    An unseen man sets the timer on an explosive device. The clock starts ticking down as soon as he stashes it in the boot of a fancy-looking car. Immediately afterwards, a well-heeled businessman motors off with his cheap-looking gi...
    Character: Coroner
    United States  1958
  • Niagara
    George and Rose Loomis are honeymooning at a Niagara Falls motel. She plots with Ted Patrick to do him in, but all does not go smoothly. For one thing, after Loomis is reported missing Polly Cutler spies him at the motel but her h...
    United States  1953
  • The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice
    The story of a man driven mad by the power of his self-contained emotion. A Shakespearean classic. Orson Welles' production began in 1948 but with money in short supply the production took a further four years to complete. An orig...
    Morocco  1952
  • The Steel Trap
    A Bank officer discovers a flaw in the U.S. extradition treaty with Brazil and decides to take advantage of it. On Friday, he steals a million dollars from the bank, knowing it won't be missed until the bank opens on the following...
    United States  1952
  • September Affair
    Industrialist David Lawrence (Joseph Cotton) and pianist Marianne Stuart (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them...
    United States  1950
  • The Third Man
    Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten), a pulp novelist who has come to post-WWII Vienna with the promise of work from his friend, Harry Lime (Orson Welles). When he finds that Lime has just been killed in a questionable car accident, he d...
    Character: Holly Martins
    United Kingdom  1949
  • Portrait of Jennie
    Eben Adams is a struggling artist in Depression era New York who has never been able to find inspiration for a painting. One day, after he finally finds someone to buy a painting from him, a young girl named Jennie Appleton appear...
    Character: Eben Adams
    United States  1948
  • Gaslight
    Gregory Anton (Boyer) is a smooth and cunning gentleman who seduces and marries the gullible Paula Alquist (Bergman). They take up residence in Paula's childhood home, long abandoned since the murder of her aunt years previously. ...
    Character: Brian Cameron
    United States  1944
  • Shadow of a Doubt
    Charlotte 'Charlie' Newton is bored with her quiet life at home with her parents and her younger sister. She wishes something exciting wold happen and knows exactly what they need: a visit from her sophisticated and much traveled ...
    United States  1943
  • Citizen Kane
    Character: Jedediah Leland / Screening Room Reporter
    United States  1941