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Dick Powell [pictures] [edit]
Born: 1904-11-14
Death: 1963-01-02
He was an actor who appeared in such movies as "Susan Slept Here", "The Bad and the Beautiful", "You Never Can Tell", "Mrs. Mike", "Pitfall", "Murder, My Sweet", "Riding High", "In the Navy", "Hollywood Hotel", "Stage Struck", "Flirtation Walk", "College Coach", "Colleen" and "42nd Street". As well, he appeared on such television shows as "The Dick Powell Show" (host, occasional performer), "The Best in Mystery" (Willie Dante), "Zane Grey Theater" (host, occasional performer) and "Four Star Playhouse", among numerous guest appearances. Also, he appeared on the radio shows "Richard Diamond, Private Detective" and "Rogue's Gallery". He produced and directed the movies "The Hunters", "The Enemy Below", "You Can't Run from It" and "The Conqueror". His son is actor/producer/director Norman S. Powell and, at one time, he was married to actresses June Allyson and Joan Blondell. He died of stomach cancer.
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