Orson Welles Quotes (78 quotes)
"This is Orson Welles", Orson Welles, Peter Bogdanovich, Perseus Books Group, 1998 - ISBN: 9780306808340
“Only very intelligent people don't wish they were in politics, and I'm dumb enough to want to be in there.”
As quoted in: The Americans (Avon, 1970) by David Frost, p. 24
“The essential is to excite the spectators. If that means playing Hamlet on a flying trapeze or in an aquarium, you do it.”
As quoted in "What is theatre?: A query in chronicle form" by Eric Bentley, D. Dobson, 1957
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsOrson Welles
Born: May 6, 1915
Died: October 10, 1985 (aged 70)
Occupation: Actor, screenwriter, playwright
Bio: George Orson Welles was an American actor, director, writer and producer who worked extensively in theater, radio and film.
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