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  • Mister Roberts

  • How to Marry a Millionaire

  • The Thin Man

  • Dishonored

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At Home
  • Man of the World

  • Dishonored

  • The Baroness and the Butler

  • Star of Midnight

  • Fashions of 1934

  • Reckless

  • One Way Passage

  • The Ex-Mrs. Bradford

  • The Girl Who Had Everything

  • Sherlock Holmes

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William Powell Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jul 29, 1892
  • Died: Mar 5, 1984
  • Birth Name: William Horatio Powell
  • Biography: Originally planning to become a lawyer, William Powell chose instead to pursue a career as an actor, dropping out of the University of Kansas to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, where his classmates included Edward G. Robinson and... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Mister Roberts Doc 1955
How to Marry a Millionaire J.D. Hanley 1953
Life With Father Clarence Day 1947
Ziegfeld Follies The Great Ziegfeld 1946
Another Thin Man Nick Charles 1939
After the Thin Man Nick Charles 1936
Libeled Lady Bill Chandler 1936
My Man Godfrey Godfrey Parke 1936
The Great Ziegfeld Florenz Ziegfeld 1936
The Thin Man Nick Charles 1934
The Kennel Murder Case Philo Vance 1933
Paramount on Parade Himself / Philo Vance 1930
The Last Command Leo Andreiev 1928
Beau Geste Boldini 1926
Manhattan Melodrama Jim Wade
Aloma of the South Seas Van Templeton
The Baroness and the Butler Johann Porok
Fashions of 1934 Sherwood Nash
The Senator Was Indiscreet Sen. Melvin G. Ashton
Man of the World Michael Trevor
Star of Midnight Clay Dalzell
Jewel Robbery The Robber
Dishonored Manager
One Way Passage Dan Hardesty
Song of the Thin Man Nick Charles
Reckless Ned Riley
Love Crazy Steven Ireland
Sherlock Holmes Forman Wells
Too Many Kisses Julio
The Emperor's Candlesticks Baron Stephan Wolensky
Pointed Heels Robert Courtland
The Canary Murder Case Philo Vance
When Knighthood Was in Flower Francis I
The Girl Who Had Everything Steve Latimer
The Treasure of Lost Canyon Doc Homer Brown
The Hoodlum Saint Terry Ellerton O'Neill
Evelyn Prentice John Prentice
Take One False Step Prof. Andrew Gentling
Beautiful City Nick Di Silva
Interference Philip Voaze
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford Dr. Lawrence Bradford
The Great Gatsby George Wilson