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Dick Powell

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Photo taken 1938

Source: Wikipedia

Richard Ewing "Dick" Powell (November 14, 1904 – January 2, 1963) was an American singer, actor, film producer, film director and studio head. Though he came to stardom as a musical comedy performer, he showed versatility and successfully transformed into a hardbitten leading man starring in projects of a more dramatic nature.

Fact file

  • Born: Richard Ewing Powell November 14, 1904 Mountain View, Arkansas, U.S.
  • Died: January 2, 1963 (aged 58) West Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, singer, producer, director
  • Years active: 1930–63
  • Spouse(s): Mildred Maund (1925-27) Joan Blondell (1936-44) (divorced) (1 child) June Allyson (1945-63) (his death) (2 children)
  • Children: Norman S. Powell (Barnes) (b. 1934) Ellen Powell (b. 1938) Pamela (b. 1948) Richard Powell Jr. (b. 1950)

Read more about Dick Powell at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

Other stars

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  • For radio
    1504 Vine St Vine St, east side, between Sunset and Selma
  • For motion pictures
    6809 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood Blvd, north side, between Highland and Orange

In the news

Classic Hollywood: Richard Erdman's 'Community' of characters
LA Times Entertainme, 2013-02-04 01:30:00
In 70 years of acting, Richard Erdman — now on the NBC comedy — has costarred with Dick Powell in film noir, worked with Billy Wilder and more.Veteran character actor Richard Erdman has come full circle.

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