Date of Birth:
29 July 1892
William Powell played in 13 movies in the Mystery, Drama, Crime, Comedy, Musical, Music, Romance, Family, Adventure, Western, War genres.
William Powell got succeed with average imdb rating 7.2.
William Powell was on the New York stage in 1912 and it would be ten years before his film career would begin. In 1924 he would go to Paramount Pictures, where he would be employed for the next seven years. During these years he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive. He did attract attention with _The Last Command (1928)_ (qv) as Leo, the arrogant film director. Stardom would come with his role as Philo Vance in _The Canary Murder Case (1929)_ (qv), where he investigat... Read more