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Paola Welles (Mori di Gerfalco)

Birthdate:
Death: Died in Las Vegas, NV, USA
Cause of death: Automobile accident
Immediate Family:

Wife of Orson Welles
Mother of <private> O'Donaghue (Welles) and <private> Welles

Managed by: Colleen Rose Keenan
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

    • husband
    • <private> O'Donaghue (Welles)
      child
    • <private> Welles
      child
    • <private> Feder (Welles)
      stepchild
    • <private> Welles
      stepchild
    • stepdaughter

About Paola Mori

Paola Mori was the estranged wife of Orson Welles for decades, the couple were never divorced. Oja Kodar became Welles' longtime companion both personally and professionally from 1966 on. A year after Orson's death, Paola and Oja finally agreed on the settling of his will. On the way to their meeting to sign the papers, however, Paola was killed in a car accident.

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Paola Mori's Timeline

1930
1930
1955
1955
Age 25
1986
1986
Age 56
Las Vegas, NV, USA