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Orson Welles

George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer and producer who worked extensively in theater, radio and film. He is best remembered for his innovative work in all three media, most notably Caesar (1937), a groundbreaking Broadway adaption of Julius Caesar and the debut of the Mercury Theatre; The War of the Worlds (1938), one of the most famous broadcasts in the history of radio; and Citizen Kane (1941), which is consistently ranked as one of the all-time greatest films.

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    Did you ever stop to think why cops are always famous for being dumb? Simple. Because they don’t have to be anything else.
    Orson Welles (1915–1985)

    Thompson: Nothing particular the matter with him, they tell me, just ...
    Bernstein: Just old age. It’s the only disease, Mr. Thompson, that you don’t look forward to being cured of.
    —Orson Welles (1915–1985)