Orson Welles

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Orson Welles was born on May 6,1915 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. His parents were well to do and from the age of six he was considered to be a genius.

Welles lost his parents at an early age, his mother died when he was eight and his father died when he was 12. Thornton Wilder and Alexander Woollcott helped him join the theatre company of Katherine Cornell, which helped his way to form The Mercury Theatre on the Air with John Houseman. The Mercury Theater is best know for its celebrated “War of the Worlds” broadcast, whic