Citizen Kane

Cast

  • Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane, a wealthy newspaper publisher.[1]
  • Joseph Cotten as Jedediah Leland, Kane's best friend and a reporter for The Inquirer. Cotten also appears (hidden in darkness) in the News on the March screening room.[1]
  • Dorothy Comingore as Susan Alexander Kane, Kane's mistress and second wife.[1]
  • Everett Sloane as Mr. Bernstein, Kane's friend and employee at The Inquirer.[1]
  • Ray Collins as Jim W. Gettys, Kane's political rival and the incumbent governor of New York.[1]
  • George Coulouris as Walter Parks Thatcher, a banker who becomes Kane's legal guardian.[1]
  • Agnes Moorehead as Mary Kane, Kane's mother.[1]
  • Paul Stewart as Raymond, Kane's butler.[1]
  • Ruth Warrick as Emily Monroe Norton Kane, Kane's first wife.[1]
  • Erskine Sanford as Herbert Carter, editor of The Inquirer. Sanford also appears (hidden in darkness) in the News on the March screening room.[1]
  • William Alland as Jerry Thompson, a reporter for News on the March. Alland also voices the narrator of the News on the March newsreel.[1]
  • Harry Shannon as Jim Kane, Kane's father.[1]
  • Georgia Backus as Bertha Anderson, attendant at the library of Walter Parks Thatcher.[1]
  • Fortunio Bonanova as Signor Matiste, vocal coach of Susan Alexander Kane.[1]
  • Sonny Bupp as Charles Foster Kane III, Kane's son.[1]
  • Buddy Swan as Charles Foster Kane, age eight.[1]
  • Gus Schilling as John, headwaiter at the El Rancho nightclub. Schilling also appears (hidden in darkness) in the News on the March screening room.[1]
  • Philip Van Zandt as Mr. Rawlston, News on the March producer.[1]
  • Charles Bennett as the entertainer at the head of the chorus line in the Inquirer party sequence[2]:40–41

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