From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 – March 5, 1984) was an American actor, noted for his sophisticated, cynical and comical portrayals.
A major star at MGM, he was paired with Myrna Loy in fourteen films, including the popular Thin Man series in which Powell and Loy played Nick and Nora Charles. 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). Despite the same last name he was not related to Dick Powell, Eleanor Powell or Jane Powell.
Description above from the Wikipedia article William Powell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia
|Sherlock Holmes||Foreman Wells||1922|
|The Last Command||Lev Andreyev||1928|
|Pointed Heels||Robert Courtland||1929|
|Behind the Make-Up||Gardoni||1930|
|Man of the World||Michael Trevor||1931|
|Jewel Robbery||The Robber||1932|
|Lawyer Man||Anton Adam||1933|
|Double Harness||John Fletcher||1933|
|The Kennel Murder Case||Philo Vance||1933|
|Fashions of 1934||Sherwood Nash||1934|
|Rendezvous||Lt. William 'Bill' Gordon / Anson Meridan||1935|
|The Great Ziegfeld||Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.||1936|
|My Man Godfrey||Godfrey||1936|
|The Emperor's Candlesticks||Baron Stephan Wolensky||1937|
|Double Wedding||Charles Lodge||1937|
|I Love You Again||Larry Wilson aka George Carey||1940|
|It's a Big Country||Professor||1951|