Dilys Powell

Dilys Powell
1901 - 1995

Dilys Powell  British Critic


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First Name Dilys
Last Name Powell
Birthday 20th July, 1901
Birthplace Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England
Died 3rd June, 1995
Place of Death London, England
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Nationality British
Occupation Text Film critic, journalist, author
Occupation Critic
Year(s) Active 1939–1992

Elizabeth Dilys Powell, CBE (20 July 1901 – 3 June 1995) was an English film critic who wrote for The Sunday Times for over fifty years. Powell was noted for her receptiveness to cultural change in the cinema and coined many classic phrases about films and actors. She was one of the founder members of the Independent Television Authority (ITA), which launched commercial television in the UK, and also served as the second female President of the Classical Association. Powell was also the author of several books on films and her travels in Greece.

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