Date of Birth:
14 November 1904
Dick Powell played in 6 and created 2 movies in the Musical, Romance, Drama, Music, Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller, War, Action, Adventure, Biography, History genres.
Dick Powell got succeed with average imdb rating 9.
Curly-haired actor, director, and producer, Powell worked as a vocalist and instrumentalist for bands (he had several hit records), and occasionally was an M.C. He debuted onscreen in 1932, at first as a crooner in '30s Warner Bros.
backstage musicals, often opposite Ruby Keeler. After playing choir-boy-type leads for a decade, he made a surprising switch to dramatic roles in the 1940s, showing special skill as tough heroes or private eyes such as Philip Marlowe. Powell's last ... Read more