Obituary of Dick Powell

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Dick Powell

Richard Ewing Powell (born November 14, 1904 in Mountain View, Arkansas) was a film actor, musician, and film director who was best known for his role as James Lee in the 1952 drama/romance movie, “The Bad and the Beautiful.” Dick died on January 2, 1963 and his death was because of lung cancer. He died too soon at age 58.

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Dick Powell Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Powell, Dick
    • Common Name: Dick Powell
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Mountain View, Arkansas, United States
    • Birth Date: November 14, 1904
    • Age: 58 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Richard Powell, Rich
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1930-1963
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Velveeta Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Indigo (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Dick's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Richard Ewing Powell
    • Father: Howard Smith Powell (1899-1986)
    • Mother: Luther Powell (1906-1996)
    • Brother(s):
      • Howard Powell
      • Luther Powell
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Mildred Maund (married 1925-divorced 1932)
      • Joan Blondell (married 1936-divorced 1944)
      • June Allyson (married 1945-1963, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Richard Keith Powell Jr. (1950-2022) (with Allyson)
      • Norman Powell (November 2, 1934-June 16, 2021)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Pamela Allyson (with Allyson)
      • Ellen Powell (with Blondell)

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 02 1963 at age 58
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Lung cancer
  • Interment: Buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale California

Category Tags:

Film ActorMusician Film Director American Born on November 14th Born in 1904 Born in Arkansas Died in 1963 Died at age 58 Died from Lung cancer

Dick's Notable Roles:

  • The Bad and the Beautiful

Quotable Quotes:

"The best thing about switching from being an actor to being a director is that you don't have to shave or hold your stomach in anymore. (IMDB)"

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Dick Powell at IMDB

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-04-06 12:43:04
Author: Stan
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