William Powell

William Powell

American actor
William Horatio Powell was an American actor, known primarily for his film career. Under contract with 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 , Eileen Wilson Powell , Carole Lombard
PartnerJean Harlow
ChildrenWilliam David Powell
ParentsHoratio Warren Powell , Nettie Manila Powell

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