William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 – March 5, 1984) was an American actor. A major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he was paired with Myrna Loy in 14 films, including the Thin Man series based on the Nick and Nora Charles characters created by Dashiell Hammett.
William Powell, Actor: The Thin Man. William Powell was on the New York stage by 1912, but it would be ten years before his film career would begin. In 1924 he went to Paramount Pictures, where he was employed for the next seven years. During that time, he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive. He did finally attract attention with The Last Command (1928) ...
William Powell paid $25,000 for a private room in the Great Mausoleum in Forest Lawn Memorial Park where Jean Harlow was laid to rest and where he intended to be buried. However he married actress Diana Lewis in 1940 remaining with her until his death in 1984 and he was buried in Palm Desert.
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William Powell was born on July 29, 1892, in Pittsburgh as the only child of Nettie Manila (née Brady) and Horatio Warren Powell. When he was 15 years, the family moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1907. While there, he attended the Central High School graduating in 1910. Early Career. William Powell moved to New York after graduating from high ...
William Horatio Powell was born in Pittsburgh, the son of a public accountant, and briefly studied at the University of Kansas before heading for New York City and the stage. By 1920 he was acting in a successful Broadway production, Spanish Love , which led to an offer to play the villain opposite John Barrymore in a silent-film version of ...
Mar 06, 1984 · William Powell, the actor who personified the suave and sophisticated leading man in the 1930's and 40's, died yesterday at Desert Hospital in Palm Springs, Calif. He was 91 years old.
William David Powell (February 27, 1925 – March 13, 1968) was an American television writer and associate producer.. Biography. Powell was the only child of actor William Powell and actress Eileen Wilson, who divorced in 1930.
- March 13, 1968 (aged 43), California, U.S.
- Patricia Parsons, (m. 1956; div. 1957)
- Television writer, producer
- February 27, 1925, California, U.S.
Sep 23, 2019 · William Powell's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top William Powell movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated William Powell movies will be at the top of the list.
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