William Powell

Jul 29, 1892

Bio: Originally planning to become a lawyer, William Powell chose instead to pursue a career as an actor, dropping out of the University of Kansas to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, where his classmates included Edward G. Robinson and Joseph Schildkraut. He made his Broadway debut in 1912, and within a few years had attained stardom in urbane,… More


William Powell Videos

Mister Roberts
4 minutes 9 seconds
Life With Father
1 minutes 25 seconds
How To Marry A Millionaire
2 minutes 24 seconds
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Ziegfeld Follies
3 minutes 32 seconds

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