George Orwell worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Orwell worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "1984" with Edmond O'Brien (1956). Orwell was also credited in "A Merry War" (1998). Orwell was most recently credited in "Animal Farm" (TNT, 1999-2000). Orwell passed away in January 1950 at the age of 47.