Dick Powell

Dick Powell

Actor, singer, producer, director and studio head
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Dick Powell

Dick Powell born Richard Ewing Powell (November 14, 1904 – January 2, 1963) was an American singer, actor, voice actor, film producer, film director and studio head. Though he came to stardom as a musical comedy performer, he showed versatility and successfully transformed into a hardboiled leading man starring in projects of a more dramatic nature. He was the first actor to portray the private detective Philip Marlowe on screen.

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Full name at birth
Richard Ewing Powell
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Claim to fame
42nd Street / Footlight Parade /Gold Diggers of 1933
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Date of birth
14 November 1904
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Place of birth
Mountain View, Arkansas, USA
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Date of death
2 January 1963
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Place of death
West Los Angeles, California
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Cause of death
Cancer of the Lymph Glands
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Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
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Occupation
American singer / Actor / Producer / Director / Studio Boss
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6' (183 cm)
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University
Little Rock College
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