Dick Powell

1904 - 1963

Dick Powell

Richard Ewing Powell (November 14, 1904 – January 2, 1963) was an American singer, actor, voice actor, film producer, film director and studio head. Though he came to stardom as a musical comedy performer, he showed versatility, and successfully transformed into a hardboiled leading man starring in projects of a more dramatic nature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick Powell has received more than 1,543,881 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,459th most popular actor.

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  • 24

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  • 2.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Dick Powell ranks 2,441 out of 8,832Before him are Jason Flemyng, Barbara Steele, Lana Wood, Carol Channing, Neve Campbell, and Harry Morgan. After him are Michael Moriarty, Peter Haber, Victoria Ruffo, Philip Michael Thomas, William Forsythe, and Tom Ewell.

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Among people born in 1904, Dick Powell ranks 152Before him are Juan José Arévalo, Josef Pieper, Yves Giraud-Cabantous, Georges Miez, Bruce Cabot, and Hertta Kuusinen. After him are Semyon Ignatyev, John Farrow, Frederick Ashton, Robert Montgomery, Nancy Mitford, and Lin Huiyin. Among people deceased in 1963, Dick Powell ranks 98Before him are Margaret Murray, Learco Guerra, Edwin Linkomies, Pierre Blanchar, Robert Kerr, and Benny Moré. After him are Vissarion Shebalin, Barnum Brown, Fernando Tambroni, John Farrow, Pingali Venkayya, and Sophus Nielsen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dick Powell ranks 4,051 out of 12,171Before him are Lana Wood (1946), Carol Channing (1921), Pink Anderson (1900), Garry Shandling (1949), Joseph Hooker (1814), and Harry Morgan (1915). After him are Michael Moriarty (1941), Charles Evans Hughes (1862), Nate Thurmond (1941), Barrington Moore Jr. (1913), Pharoah Sanders (1940), and Traci Lords (1968).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dick Powell ranks 1,199Before him are Burt Ward (1945), Steve Zahn (1967), Johnny Knoxville (1971), Lana Wood (1946), Carol Channing (1921), and Harry Morgan (1915). After him are Michael Moriarty (1941), Philip Michael Thomas (1949), William Forsythe (1955), Tom Ewell (1909), Sam J. Jones (1954), and Chris Penn (1965).