William Powell Actor

William Powell is a 91 years old actor from United States of America from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. William Powell was born on July 29, 1892 (died on March 05, 1984, he was 91 years old) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His nickname was Powell William Horatio.



Horatio Powell was an American actor. He typically played highly confident characters with a sophisticated sense of humor and wit. 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.
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Is William Powell still alive?

No, he died on 03/05/1984, 39 years ago. He was 91 years old when he died. Cause of death: myocardial infarction. He died in Palm Springs and buried in Desert Memorial Park .



William Powell had three marriages.

Diana Le

Diana Le, YouTube Star

He married with Diana Le (19), in 1940. William Powell was 47 and Diana Le was 20 years old. After 44 years, in 1984 Diana passed away.

Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard, American actress

Powell married with Carole Lombard (33), in 1931. William was 38 and Carole Lombard was 22 years old. They ended their 2 years marriage in 1933.

Diana Lewis

Diana Lewis, American actress

He married with Diana Lewis (77), in 1940. William Powell was 47 and Diana Lewis was 20 years old. They finished their 44 years marriage in 1984.


He had two children, Charles (187) and William (43, screenwriter) . When his first child, Charles William Powell, was born, William Powell was 56 years old.

William Powell net worth

He had a net worth of 5 million dollars.


William Powell Movies (112)

There are 112 movies of William Powell.

His first feature film was How to Marry a Millionaire (1953, as J.D. Hanley). He was 61 when he starred in this movie. Since 1953, he has appeared in 112 feature films. The last one is Alias Nick and Nora (2005). In this movie, we watched him in the Nick character .

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William Powell movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Awards (1)

Nominated Academy Award for Best Actor in 1933 .


He graduated from American Academy Of Dramatic Arts

What was William's zodiac sign?

William Powell zodiac sign was leo.

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