How Much Do You Know About Joseph Cotten?

Legendary actor Joseph Cotten starred in some of Hollywood's most iconic films. Do you think you know all there is to know about this leading man?
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What state was Joseph Cotten born in?
California
Virginia
Oklahoma
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What film first allowed Cotten worldwide fame?
Shadow of a Doubt
Citizen Cane
The Philadelphia Story
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What job did Cotten hold while attending high school?
Advertising agent
Theater ticket boy
Newspaper boy
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What year did Cotten officially make his Broadway debut?
1930
1931
1929
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How did Cotten first meet director Orson Welles?
At a party
Through work
At a meeting
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What show did Cotten star in on Broadway with actress Katharine Hepburn?
Horse Eats Hat
His Girl Friday
The Philadelphia Story
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True or False: Aside from Cotten, the other four major actors in Citizen Cane did not find success outside of the film.
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False
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What was the name of Cotten's first screenplay?
The Magnificent Ambersons
It's All True
Journey into Fear
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In what film did Cotten star opposite Ingrid Bergman?
Shadow of a Doubt
Gaslight
Duel in the Sun
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What year did Cotten briefly leave film for a career in television?
1956
1960
1955
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What British actress did Cotten marry in 1960?
Lenore Kipp
Patricia Medina
Bette Davis
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What year did Cotten tragically pass away?
1980
1981
1982
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1
What state was Joseph Cotten born in?
California
Virginia
Oklahoma
2
What film first allowed Cotten worldwide fame?
Shadow of a Doubt
Citizen Cane
The Philadelphia Story
3
What job did Cotten hold while attending high school?
Advertising agent
Theater ticket boy
Newspaper boy
4
What year did Cotten officially make his Broadway debut?
1930
1931
1929
5
How did Cotten first meet director Orson Welles?
At a party
Through work
At a meeting
6
What show did Cotten star in on Broadway with actress Katharine Hepburn?
Horse Eats Hat
His Girl Friday
The Philadelphia Story
7
True or False: Aside from Cotten, the other four major actors in Citizen Cane did not find success outside of the film.
True
False
8
What was the name of Cotten's first screenplay?
The Magnificent Ambersons
It's All True
Journey into Fear
9
In what film did Cotten star opposite Ingrid Bergman?
Shadow of a Doubt
Gaslight
Duel in the Sun
10
What year did Cotten briefly leave film for a career in television?
1956
1960
1955
11
What British actress did Cotten marry in 1960?
Lenore Kipp
Patricia Medina
Bette Davis
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What year did Cotten tragically pass away?
1980
1981
1982