Robert Powell

Robert Powell

British actor
Robert Powell is a British actor who is known for the title roles in Mahler and Jesus of Nazareth, and for his portrayal of secret agent Richard Hannay in The Thirty Nine Steps and its subsequent spinoff television series.Wikipedia
BornJune 1, 1944
HometownSalford, Lancashire, England
Height5'9" (1.74m)
SpouseBarbara Lord
ChildrenBarney Powell, Kate Powell
ParentsJohn Wilson Powell, Kathleen Davis Powell


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Drug dealer caught entering Morocco in lorry after man executed outside Essex party, court hears

  • A drug dealer accused of organising the execution of a man who was shot eight times as he left a party was caught entering Morocco in the back of a lorry, a court has heard. Nana Oppong, 43, is said to have led a team including drivers and spotters to kill 50-year-old Robert Powell outside Hills House, in Water Lane, Roydon, Essex, in the early hours of 13 April 2020. London's Woolwich Crown Court heard the victim suffered 15 bullet wounds - some caused by the same bullet passing in and out - and was found by police being put into the back seat of a Ford Mondeo by bystanders.


1978British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorJesus of NazarethNominated