How old was Agnes Moorehead in her first movie: Citizen Kane?

Agnes Moorehead was 39 in Citizen Kane when she played the character 'Mary Kane'.

That was over 82 years ago in 1941.

This was her first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be her first actual acting role).

In 1974 she died aged 73, starring in 76 films in her career, 75 of those after Citizen Kane was first released. If she were alive today she would be 122.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In Citizen Kane, I think Agnes Moorehead looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Orson Welles has worked with Agnes Moorehead a total of 4 times in her career.
  • Agnes Moorehead's first movie was as 'Mary Kane' in Citizen Kane, released in 1941 when she was 39
  • Citizen Kane scores 8.03 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Citizen Kane