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Birth Name: William Horatio Powell

Born: 29 July 1892 Died: 5 March 1984

Country of origin: United States

Height: 6' 0"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Diana Lewis


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As Cool As It Gets (150 items)
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Tribute to the Dinosaurs of the Cinema (122 items)
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Who's the Best Classic Actor? (53 items)
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Published 4 years, 11 months ago 30 comments
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Greatest Actors - Greatest Performances (332 items)
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Published 2 years, 9 months ago 4 comments
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Roaring 20's Classic Cars (15 items)
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Published 2 years, 1 month ago 2 comments

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Description: 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 popular Thin Man series based on the novels of Dashiell Hammett in which Powell and Loy played Nick and Nora Charles, as well as Manhattan Melodrama opposite Clark Gable. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times: for The Thin Man (1934), My Man Godfrey (1936), and Life with Father (1947). William Powell was not related to David Powell, Dick Powell, Eleanor Powell, or Jane Powell. ... (more)
Tags: Died 1984 (4), Born 1892 (4), Actor (3), American (2), Thin Man (2), Lead Actor (1), 1950s (1), 1940s (1), 1930s (1), 1920s (1), Male (1), Film Actor (1), Leading Man (1), Moustache (1), Charming (1), Silent Film Actor (1)
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