William Powell

Born:  July 29, 1892, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


1922:  Sherlock Holmes, When Knighthood Was In Flower, Outcast

1923:  The Bright Shawl, Under the Red Robe

1924:  Dangerous Money, Romola

1925:  Too Many Kisses, Faint Perfume, My Lady’s Lips, The Beautiful City

1926:  White Mice, Sea Horses, Desert Gold, The Runaway, Aloma of the South Seas, Beau Geste, The Great Gatsby, Tin Gods

1927:  New York, Love’s Greatest Mistake, Senorita, Special Delivery, Time to Love, Paid To Love, Nevada, She’s A Sheik

1928:  The Last Command, Beau Sabreur, Feel My Pulse, Partners In Crime, The Dragnet, The Vanishing Pioneer, Forgotten Faces, Interference

1929:  The Canary Murder Case, The Four Feathers, The Greene Murder Case, Charming Sinners, Pointed Heels

1930:  Behind the Make-Up, Street of Chance, The Benson Murder Case, Paramount On Parade, Shadow of the Law, For The Defense

1931:  Man of the World, Ladies’ Man, The Road To Singapore

1932:  High Pressure, Jewell Robbery, One Way Passage, Lawyer Man

1933:  Private Detective 62, Double Harness, The Kennel Murder Case

1934:  Fashions of 1934, Manhattan Melodrama, The Thin Man  (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor), The Key, Evelyn Prentice

1935:  Star of Midnight, Reckless, Escapade, Rendezvous

1936:  The Great Ziegfeld, The Ex-Mrs. Bradford, My Man Godfrey  (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor), Libeled Lady, After the Thin Man

1937:  The Last of Mrs. Cheyney, The Emperor’s Candlesticks, Double Wedding

1938:  The Baroness and the Butler

1939:  Another Thin Man

1940:  I Love You Again

1941:  Love Crazy, Shadow of the Thin Man

1942:  Crossroads

1943:  The Youngest Profession

1944:  The Heavenly Body, The Thin Man Goes Home

1945:  Ziegfeld Follies

1946:  The Hoodlum Saint, The Great Morgan

1947:  Life With Father  (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor), Song of the Thin Man, The Senator Was Indiscreet

1948:  Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid

1949:  Take One False Step, Dancing In The Dark

1951:  It’s A Big Country: An American Anthology

1952:  The Treasure of Lost Canyon

1953:  The Girl Who Had Everything, How To Marry A Millionaire

1955:  Mister Roberts


Died:  March 5, 1984, Palm Springs, California.