Dick Powell

Dick Powell
1904 - 1963

Dick Powell  American Actor


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 t...

Confirmed Relationships7
Longest Relationship17 yrs, 5 mths
Average Relationship Length4 yrs, 7 mths
First Name Dick
Last Name Powell
Full Name at Birth Richard Ewing Powell
Age 58 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th November, 1904
Birthplace Mountain View, Arkansas
Died 2nd January, 1963
Place of Death West Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Cancer of the Lymph Glands
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Little Rock College
Occupation Text American singer / Actor / Producer / Director / Studio Boss
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame 42nd Street / Footlight Parade /Gold Diggers of 1933
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1930–63
Music Style Show Tunes, Vocal Pop, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen, Traditional Pop
Instrument Violin, Vocals
Official Websites wikinfo.org/index.php/Dick_Powell
Family Member Ellen Powell (Daughter) Mother Joan Blondell, Norman Powell (Adopted Son) Mother Joan Blondell, Paula Powell (Adopted Daughter) Mother June Allyson, Richard Powell (Son) Mother June Allyson
Friend Gary Cooper, Glenda Farrell, Ronald Reagan, James Cagney, George Murphy, Jane Wyman, Edward Dmytryk, Regis Toomey, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Frances Langford, Ruby Keeler, Debbie Reynolds, Robert Wagner, Olivia De Havilliand
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Dating History

Partner Comparison

Dick Powell58 ScorpioActor
Gloria Pall85 CancerActress
June Allyson88 LibraActress
Karin Booth87 GeminiActress
Joan Blondell73 VirgoActress
Margaret Lindsay70 VirgoActress
Mary Brian96 AquariusActress
Maude Maund-


Norman Scott
Female18th June, 194867 years old
Dick Jr.
Male24th December, 195065 years old

Onscreen Matchups


Ensign O'Toole1962 Chief Richard E. Powell TV Show
Car 54, Where Are You?1961 Dick Powell TV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961 Alex Harper TV Show
The Law and Mr. Jones1960 Colonel Drayton TV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959 Paul Martin TV Show
Mr. Adams and Eve1957 TV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956 Marshal Jess Brackett, Sam Gracie TV Show
Best in Mystery, The1956 Willie Dante (1956) TV Show
Susan Slept Here1954 Mark Christopher Movie
Climax!1954 Philip Marlowe TV Show
The Bad and the Beautiful1952 James Lee Bartlow Movie
Four Star Playhouse1952 Willie Dante TV Show
Cry Danger1951 Rocky Movie
The Tall Target1951 John Kennedy Movie
You Never Can Tell1951 Rex Shepherd Movie
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Cameo TV Show
Right Cross1950 Rick Garvey Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 Intermission Guest TV Show
The Jack Benny Program1950 Dick TV Show
The Reformer and the Redhead1950 Andrew Rockton Hale Movie
Mrs. Mike1949 Sgt. Mike Flannigan Movie
Pitfall1948 John Forbes Movie
Rogues' Regiment1948 Whit Corbett Movie
Station West1948 Haven Movie
To the Ends of the Earth1948 Commissioner Michael Barrows Movie
Johnny O'Clock1947 Johnny O'Clock Movie
Cornered1945 Laurence Gerard Movie
It Happened Tomorrow1944 Lawrence 'Larry' Stevens Movie
Meet the People1944 William 'Swanee' Swanson Movie
Murder, My Sweet1944 Philip Marlowe Movie
Happy Go Lucky1943 Pete Hamilton Movie
Riding High1943 Steve Baird Movie
True to Life1943 Link Ferris Movie
Star Spangled Rhythm1942 Dick Powell-' Hit the Road to Dreamland' Number Movie
In the Navy1941 Thomas Halstead Movie
Model Wife1941 Fred Chambers Movie
Christmas in July1940 Jimmy MacDonald Movie
I Want a Divorce1940 Alan MacNally Movie
Naughty But Nice1939 Professor Donald 'Don' Hardwick Movie
Cowboy from Brooklyn1938 Elly Jordan, aka Wyoming Steve Gibson Movie
Going Places1938 Peter Mason Movie
Hard to Get1938 Bill Movie
Breakdowns of 19381938 Elly Jordan (Cowboy from Brooklyn outtakes) (uncredited) Short Film
Hollywood Hotel1937 Ronnie Bowers Movie
On the Avenue1937 Gary Blake Movie
Varsity Show1937 Charles 'Chuck' Daly Movie
The Singing Marine1937 Bob Brent Movie
Colleen1936 Donald Ames 3rd Movie
Gold Diggers of 19371936 Rosmer Peck Movie
Hearts Divided1936 Captain Jerome Bonaparte Movie
Stage Struck1936 George Randall Movie
A Midsummer Night's Dream1935 Lysander - In Love with Hermia Movie
Broadway Gondolier1935 Richard 'Dick' Purcell, aka Ricardo Purcelli Movie
Gold Diggers of 19351935 Dick Curtis Movie
Page Miss Glory1935 Bingo Nelson Movie
Thanks a Million1935 Eric Land Movie
Shipmates Forever1935 Richard John 'Dick' Melville III Movie
Dames1934 Jimmy Movie
Flirtation Walk1934 Dick 'Canary' Dorcy Movie
Twenty Million Sweethearts1934 Buddy Clayton Movie
Wonder Bar1934 Tommy Movie
Happiness Ahead1934 Bob Lane Movie
42nd Street1933 Billy Lawler Movie
College Coach1933 Phil Sargent Movie
Convention City1933 Jerry Ford Movie
Footlight Parade1933 Scotty Movie
Gold Diggers of 19331933 Brad Movie
The King's Vacation1933 John Kent Movie
Just Around the Corner1933 Jerry Short Film
The Road Is Open Again1933 The Songwriter Short Film
Sky Symphony1933 Dick Powell Movie
Big City Blues1932 Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited) Movie
Blessed Event1932 Bunny Harmon Movie
Too Busy to Work1932 Dan Hardy Movie
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Comments on Dick Powell

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mrbubiAug 4, 2012

he was so good as crooner in the 30's as later doing serious noir films!

anonJan 18, 2011

As of this date, I will no longer be voting daily for Joan Blondell.

di7234241109Aug 30, 2010

multi talented actor

jakeOct 12, 2008

He should have stayed married to Joan Blondell. She treated him better than that horrible women June Allyson..

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