Definition of Welles, Orson in English:

Welles, Orson

proper noun

  • (1915–85), US writer, filmmaker, and actor; full name George Orson Welles. His realistic radio dramatization in 1938 of H. G. Wells's "The War of the Worlds" persuaded many listeners that a Martian invasion was really happening. Notable work as both director and actor include the movies "Citizen Kane" (1941), "The Lady from Shanghai" (1948), and "Touch of Evil" (1958)


Welles, Orson