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Actor William Powell

William Powell

  • Birth name:

    William Horatio Powell

  • Date of Birth:

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Height:

    6' (1.83 m)

Biography:

William Powell was on the New York stage in 1912 and it would be ten years before his film career would begin. In 1924 he would go to Paramount Pictures, where he would be employed for the next seven years. During these years he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive. He did attract attention with The Last Command (1928) as Leo, the arrogant film director. Stardom would come with his role as Philo Vance in The Canary Murder Case (1929), where he investigates the death of Louise... more

William Powell Filmography

Aсtor (32)

Movie

Year

Movie Thats Entertainment, Part II Thats Entertainment, Part II

as Clip from 'The Thin Man' (archive footage)

1976
Movie Mister Roberts Mister Roberts

as Lt. 'Doc'

1955
Movie How to Marry a Millionaire How to Marry a Millionaire

as J.D. Hanley

1953
Movie Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid

as Mr. Peabody

1948
Movie Life with Father Life with Father

as Clarence Day - Father

1947
Movie Song of the Thin Man Song of the Thin Man

as Nick Charles

1947
Movie The Heavenly Body The Heavenly Body

as William S. Whitley

1944
Movie Shadow of the Thin Man Shadow of the Thin Man

as Nick Charles

1941
Movie Love Crazy Love Crazy

as Stephen 'Steve' / 'Stevie' Ireland

1941
Movie I Love You Again I Love You Again

as Lawrence 'Larry' Wilson, aka George Carey

1940
Movie Another Thin Man Another Thin Man

as Nick Charles

1939
Movie Double Wedding Double Wedding

as Charles Lodge

1937
Movie The Last of Mrs. Cheyney The Last of Mrs. Cheyney

as Charles

1937
Movie After the Thin Man After the Thin Man

as Nick Charles

1936
Movie Libeled Lady Libeled Lady

as Bill Chandler

1936
Movie My Man Godfrey My Man Godfrey

as Godfrey

1936
Movie The Great Ziegfeld The Great Ziegfeld

as Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.

1936
Movie Star of Midnight Star of Midnight

as Clay 'Dal' Dalzell

1935
Movie Evelyn Prentice Evelyn Prentice

as John Prentice

1934
Movie The Thin Man The Thin Man

as Nick

1934
Movie Manhattan Melodrama Manhattan Melodrama

as James W. 'Jim' Wade

1934
Movie Fashions of 1934 Fashions of 1934

as Sherwood Nash

1934
Movie One Way Passage One Way Passage

as Dan Hardesty

1932
Movie The Benson Murder Case The Benson Murder Case

as Philo Vance

1930
Movie Street of Chance Street of Chance

as John D. Marsden / 'Natural' Davis

1930
Movie Pointed Heels Pointed Heels

as Robert Courtland

1929
Movie The Four Feathers The Four Feathers

as Capt. William Trench

1929
Movie Interference Interference

as Philip Voaze

1928
Movie Paid to Love Paid to Love

as Prince Eric

1927