William Powell

William Powell

American actor
William Horatio Powell 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.Wikipedia
BornJuly 29, 1892
HometownPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Net worth$5 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseDiana Lewis (m 1940 - 1984) , Carole Lombard (m 1931 - 1933) , Eileen Wilson (m 1915 - 1930)
PartnerJean Harlow
ChildrenWilliam David Powell
ParentsHoratio Warren Powell , Nettie Manila Powell

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William Powell, Conservative MP who pushed through a Bill extending copyright to computer programs – obituary

  • William Powell, who has died aged 73, was a good-natured and reasonable barrister who was Conservative MP for Corby between 1983 and 1997. Though loyal to Margaret Thatcher on most issues, he served after her overthrow in 1990 as PPS to the Environment Secretary Michael Heseltine, who had mounted the challenge.


1948Academy AwardActorLife with FatherNominated
1937Academy AwardActorMy Man GodfreyNominated
1935Academy AwardActorThe Thin ManNominated