Orson Welles, King of the Cameo

David Conrad

David has a PhD in History from the University of Texas at Austin. He loves classic film, classic TV, Tolkien, and Star Trek. He lived in Japan for three years and is always eager to talk about it. Follow him on Twitter at @davidaconrad or e-mail him at david@flickchart.com.

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2 Responses

  1. Ben Shoemaker says:

    Orson Welles certainly had personality and presence on screen. I think it was his background in radio and stage that enabled him to create big characters in small roles. It’s a shame he didn’t make more films but I guess big personality can have its downsides as well.

  2. Jandy Hardesty says:

    I wondered if you’d include The Muppet Movie! I loved that cameo. I also quite enjoy his small part in Catch-22, even though I don’t care for that movie overall too much.