03/06/2019 · William his mother and agent leaving Jean Harlow's funeral in 1937 With his only son William David.. His son would commit suicide in 1968 at the age of 43 William with Marilyn Monroe in 1954 William Powell and his wife Diana Lewis enjoying retirement in the 1960s Last known photo of William Powell at the age of 86 in 1978.
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William Horatio Powell was an American actor. A major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he was paired with Myrna Loy in 14 films, including the Thin Man series based on the Nick and Nora Charles characters created by Dashiell Hammett. Powell was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times: for The Thin Man, My Man Godfrey, and Life with Father.
This 1937 International News candid photo of William Powell at Jean Harlow's funeral is on the eBay auction block. According to the listing, the photo was purchased from an estate of a newspaper man.
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06/03/1984 · William Powell, the actor who personified the suave and sophisticated leading man in the 1930's and 40's, died yesterday at Desert Hospital in Palm Springs, Calif. He was 91 years old. Mr....
While Philo made Powell a star, another detective, Nick Charles, made him famous. Powell received an Academy Award nomination for The Thin Man (1934) and later starred in the Best Picture winner for 1936, The Great Ziegfeld (1936). Powell could play any role with authority, whether in a comedy, thriller, or drama.
18/10/2015 · William Powell (1892-1984) was one of the greatest actors that classic Hollywood ever knew. Unfortunately, his only child met a sad and tragic end. Born on February 27, 1925, William Powell Jr was the only child of William Powell and his first wife Eileen Wilson nine years into their on again off again marriage during a period of reconciliation between the two.