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Orson Welles

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Orson Welles' birth. The Kenosha-born filmmaker and actor (who lived in Madison when he was 10) is revered for his groundbreaking work in theater, radio and film. more

Jan 21, 2015 6:54 PM Movies

I always think about Orson Welles this time of year. For me, Halloween is associated with his "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast, which caused a national panic on October 30, 1938. more

Oct 26, 2014 3:43 PM A & E

Orson Welles, who lived in Madison for about a year when he was 10, used to tell stories about the director of a summer camp he attended putting the sexual moves on him, which the budding genius avoided by slipping out a back window and taking the ne more

Aug 8, 2013 2:00 PM Isthmus Cover Stories