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David Powell

From Wikipedia David Powell (December 17, 1883 in Glasgow, Scotland – April 16, 1925 in New York City, New York) was a Scottish-born stage and later film actor of the silent era. In his twenties Powell appeared in stage companies of Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Ellen Terry and Johnston Forbes-Robertson. In 1907 he appeared with Terry on Broadway in the first American presentation of Shaw's Captain Brassbound's Conversion. In 1912 Powell started his film career in one to three reel shorts. At the beginning of the 1920s he starred in several Paramount-produced English films. Extant films that feature Powell are The Dawn of A Tomorrow (1916), Less Than Dust (1916), Idols of Clay (1920), The Virtuous Liar (1924), The Green Goddess (1923 version), and The Average Woman (1924). Powell died of pneumonia in April 1925 at the age of 42. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Dec 17, 1883 In Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Dawn of a Tomorrow 1915-06-07
Latest Project:
Movie The Honey Killer 2011-04-01
Known For
Poster of The Honey Killer
Poster of The Green Goddess
Poster of The Glimpses of the Moon
Poster of Dangerous Lies
Movie The Honey Killer Rik Le Salles 2011-04-01
Movie The Average Woman Rudolph Van Alten 1924-03-01
Movie Fog Bound Roger Wainright 1923-05-27
Movie The Glimpses of the Moon Unknown 1923-03-25
Movie The Green Goddess Dr. Traherne 1923-08-13
Movie Her Gilded Cage Arnold Pell 1922-04-05
Movie The Siren Call Ralph Stevens 1922-09-17
Movie Outcast 1922-12-07
Movie The Mystery Road Unknown 1921-07-10
Movie Dangerous Lies Unknown 1921-09-18
Movie On with the Dance Peter Derwynt 1920-02-15
Movie The Right to Love Colonel Richard Loring 1920-09-05
Movie Idols of Clay Dion Holme 1920-11-28
Movie The Woman Under Oath Edward Knox 1919-06-29
Movie The Unforseen Walter Maxwell 1917-10-21
Movie Gloria's Romance Unknown 1916-05-22
Movie Less Than the Dust Capt. Richard Townsend 1916-11-04
Movie The Dawn of a Tomorrow Dandy 1915-06-07