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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

'Kane' Star Dies at 88

Joseph Cotten, the Southern gentleman who won stardom in the 1941 classic "Citizen Kane" and became one of his era's most popular actors, died Sunday. He was 88.


Cotten died of pneumonia at his home in the Westwood section of Los Angeles with his wife, actress Patricia Medina, at his bedside, his publicist said. Cotten had been ill for several months.


Tall and square-jawed with a resonant voice, he played his first film role