Joseph Cotten

Joseph Cotten bio

Birth Name: Joseph Chesire Cotten

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Petersburg

Date Of Birth: May 15, 1905

Date Of Death: February 6, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Joseph Cotten was born on the 15th of May, 1905. He was known for being a Movie Actor. Actor who appeared in several of director Orson Welles films, including Citizen Kane. His other credits include the 1943 film, Journey into Fear, which he wrote.

Joseph Cotten was born in Petersburg. He worked as an advertising agent in Washington, D.C. Like many actors of his time, he started on Broadway and went on to the silver screen in films like Duel in the Sun.

Joseph Cotten was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

JUMP TO: Joseph Cotten’s biography, facts, family, personal life, zodiac, videos and related celebs.


Joseph Cotten was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Joseph Chesire Cotten is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Joseph’s Joseph Chesire Cotten attended Hickman School of Expression.


Joseph Cotten’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Joseph Cotten’s parents.

Associated with

Zhu Yilong

Movie Actor

Ugur Yucel

Movie Actor

Selçuk Yöntem

Movie Actor

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Joseph Cotten kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Joseph Cotten was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Joseph Chesire Cotten



Zodiac Sign: Joseph Cotten was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Joseph Cotten was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Joseph Cotten had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Joseph Cotten’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

Don’t miss

Who’s the richest Movie Actor in the world?
Who are the richest people in the world?
When is Joseph Cotten’s birthday?

Fans also viewed

Keith L. Williams

Movie Actor

Sunny Suljic

Movie Actor

Alessio Scalzotto

Movie Actor

Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. This page is updated often with fresh details about Joseph Cotten. Bookmark this page and come back often for updates.