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The Porn Set Where Orson Welles Lived (and Died)

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This 1920s-era Colonial Revival near Wattles Mansion has a rather colorful history. Formerly the home of legendary actor/director Orson Welles, it's now owned by Heathers screenwriter Daniel Waters. And as mentioned in a 2008 LA Times interview with Waters, the property has also served as a shooting location for numerous porn films. Another tidbit mentioned in the Times article: Waters kept the place where Welles died, "just off the main foyer," outlined in masking tape. Sadly, if not too surprisingly, there's no sign of that memento in the listing photos (there is, however, a framed Heathers poster among the sparse furnishings). Located on a 15,000-square-foot lot, the gated property features a three-bedroom main house with hardwood floors, two fireplaces, and crown moldings, plus a separate guest house and detached garage. Asking price for the residence, which, per the listing, "needs work," is $1.285 million.
· 1717 N. STANLEY Ave [Redfin]
· Screenwriter Daniel Waters [LAT]