Wells had various projects underway, including a planned film adaption of King Lear, The Orson Welles Magic Show, and The Dreamers.
In 1946, he began two new radio series, The Mercury Summer Theatre for CBS and Orson Welles Commentaries for ABC.
Voice artist Maurice LaMarche provided the voice of The Brain, and would later portray a bloated Orson Welles at the low point of his television career in The Critic.
George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 - October 10, 1985) was an American theater and film director, and theater, radio and film actor.
No one in the history of world cinema has known more about how to make a great movie than Orson Welles.
In 1969, Welles authorized the use of his name for a movie theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the Orson Welles Cinema remained in operation until 1986 (with Welles making a personal appearance there in 1977).
The Brain, the evil genius lab mouse in the cartoon series Pinky and the Brain, was loosely based on Orson Welles.
That same year, Welles completed his self-produced pilot for The Orson Welles Show television series, featuring interviews with Burt Reynolds, Jim Henson, and Frank Oz and guest-starring The Muppets and Angie Dickinson.