Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
Worked with Alfred Hitchcock in one of his finest films, Shadow of a Doubt (1943). They worked again in Under Capricorn (1949) but the film flopped with Hitch disowned it. Cotton never was asked to appear in any subsequent Hitchcock film.
My wife told me one of the sweetest things one could hear: "I am not jealous. But I am truly sad for all the actresses who embrace you and kiss you while acting, for with them, you are only pretending."
Distinctive, almost raspy, deep voice.
Joseph Cheshire Cotten
Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Westwood, Los Angeles, California, USA
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