Dick Powell

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Birthday
14, 1904
Birthplace
Mountain View, AR
Death Date
Jan 2, 1963 (58)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1904
Birthplace
Mountain View, AR
Death Date
Jan 2, 1963 (58)

About

Singer, actor, and producer who directed The Enemy Below and The Hunters and appeared as a singer in the musicals Gold Diggers of 1933 and Flirtation Walk, among others.

Before Fame

He was a successful MC at two theaters in Pittsburgh. His first musical group was Charlie Davis Orchestra, with whom he sang.

Trivia

He was cast as Lysander in the Warner Bros. version of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 1935.

Family Life

He married Maude Maund in 1925, Joan Blondell in 1936, and June Allyson in 1945.

Associated With

He and Ruby Keeler starred in Footlight Parade in 1933.