Joseph Cotten Historical

Joseph Cotten Historical (HM1XHQ)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.575', W 77° 24.679'

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Joseph Cotten, actor, was born in Petersburg. At school he excelled in football and on the stage. He appeared in several Broadway productions during the 1930s and joined Orson Welles's Mercury Theater company. Cotten made his film debut in 1941 alongside Welles in Citizen Kane. He later starred in Shadow of a Doubt (1943), Gaslight (1944), and The Third Man (1949), becoming one of Hollywood's most popular leading men. Cotten won the Best Actor award at
the 1949 Venice International Film Festival. He appeared in more than 80 films over four decades and hosted The Joseph Cotten Show on television. He died in 1994 and is buried at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg.
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Year Placed2015
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 286070 N 4122695
Decimal Degrees37.22625000, -77.41131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.575', W 77° 24.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 34.5" N, 77° 24' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-512 US-460 BUS, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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