Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
Cotten had suffered a debilitating stroke and heart attack in 1981, and fought for years to regain use of his baritone voice. Troubled intermittently by throat nodules, he had his larynx removed in 1990 because of cancer.
I was a so-called star because of my limitations and that was always the case. I couldn't do any accents. So I had to pretend. Luckily I was tall, had curly hair and a good voice. I only had to stamp my foot and I'd play the lead -- because I ...
Distinctive, almost raspy, deep voice.
Joseph Cheshire Cotten
Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Westwood, Los Angeles, California, USA
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