William Powell. Actor: The Thin Man. William Powell was on the New York stage by 1912, but it would be ten years before his film career would begin. In 1924 he went to Paramount Pictures, where he was employed for the next seven years.
William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 – March 5, 1984) 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 .
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.
William Powell was on the New York stage by 1912, but it would be ten years before his film career would begin. In 1924 he went to Paramount Pictures, where he was employed for the next seven years. During that time, he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive.
Mar 19, 2022 · Jimmy Lydon, who portrayed William Powell's oldest son in 'Life With Father' and the trouble-prone high schooler Henry Aldrich in a rapid series of Paramount 'B' movies, has died.. William Powell was born in 1478, in Mildenhall, Suffolk, England as the son of Robert Powell and Mawd Vaughan.
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