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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Powell. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Powell on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Powell as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Powell along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Powell, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Powells include Colin Powell, Cozy Powell, and Boog Powell, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Colin Powell age 80 - Colin Luther Powell is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U.S. President George W. ...more

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Cozy Powell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Cozy Powell Died at 51 (1947-1998) - Colin Flooks, better known as Cozy Powell, was an English rock drummer, who made his name with many major rock bands like The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Whitesnake and Black Sabbath. Powell had ...more

Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Boog Powell age 75 - John Wesley "Boog" Powell is a former major league first baseman who played for the Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Dodgers. He was with the Orioles’ World Series ...more

William Powell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
William Powell Died at 92 (1892-1984) - William Horatio Powell was an American actor. He typically played highly self-confident characters, with a sophisticated sense of humor and wit. A major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he was ...more

Dick Powell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Dick Powell Died at 59 (1904-1963) - Richard Ewing "Dick" Powell was an American singer, actor, film producer, film director and studio head. Though he came to stardom as a musical comedy performer, he showed versatility ...more

Michael Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Michael Powell Died at 85 (1905-1990) - Michael Latham Powell was a renowned English film director, celebrated for his partnership with Emeric Pressburger. Through their production company "The Archers", they together wrote, ...more

Clifton Powell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Clifton Powell age 61 - Clifton Powell is an American actor and comedian.

Jane Powell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Jane Powell age 88 - Jane Powell is an American singer, dancer and actress. After rising to fame as a singer in her home state of Oregon, Powell was signed to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer while still in her teens. Once ...more

Enoch Powell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Enoch Powell Died at 86 (1912-1998) - Brigadier John Enoch Powell, MBE was an English politician, classical scholar, linguist, and poet. He served as a Conservative Member of Parliament, Ulster Unionist Party MP, and Minister of ...more

Eleanor Powell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Eleanor Powell Died at 70 (1912-1982) - Eleanor Torrey Powell was an American film actress and dancer of the 1930s and 1940s, known for her exuberant solo tap dancing.

Laurene Powell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Laurene Powell age 52 - Laurene Powel is an executive producer.

Andy Powell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Andy Powell age 67 - Andy Powell is an English guitarist and songwriter, and best known as a founding member of Wishbone Ash. Alongside Wishbone Ash's other twin lead guitarist, Ted Turner, the pair were ...more

Brittney Powell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Brittney Powell age 43 - Brittney Powell is a German-American actress. She was the star of the series Safety Geeks: SVI. She represented the show at Comic-Con in San Diego, California during 2009 and modeled for the ...more

Jack Powell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Jack Powell Died at 70 (1874-1944) - John Joseph Powell was a Major League Baseball pitcher around the turn of the 19th and 20th century. He had a relatively successful 16-year career, which lasted from 1897 to 1912, as he won 245 ...more

Mike Powell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Mike Powell age 52 - Michael "Mike" Anthony Powell is an American former track and field athlete, and the holder of the long jump world record. Mike Powell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a ...more

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Art Powell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Art Powell age 80 - Arthur Louis Powell was an American football wide receiver.

Sandy Powell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Sandy Powell age 57 - Sandy Powell OBE is a British costume designer. She has been nominated ten times for the Academy Award for Costume Design, winning three for Shakespeare in Love, The Aviator, and The Young ...more

Jenny Powell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Jenny Powell age 49 - Jenny Powell is an English television presenter.

Robert Powell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Robert Powell age 71 - Robert Powell is an English television and film actor, best known for the title role in Jesus of Nazareth and as the fictional secret agent Richard Hannay. He is also known for his role as Mark ...more

John Wesley Powell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
John Wesley Powell Died at 68 (1834-1902) - John Wesley Powell was a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. He is ...more

Bud Powell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Bud Powell Died at 42 (1924-1966) - Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell was a jazz pianist who was born and raised in Harlem, New York City. While Thelonious Monk became his close friend, his greatest influence was Art Tatum. ...more

Susan Powell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Susan Powell age 58 - Susan Powell is an American actress, singer, and television personality. A native Oklahoman, Powell began her career as a successful beauty pageant contestant, winning the Miss Oklahoma pageant ...more

John Powell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
John Powell age 52 - John Powell is an English composer, best known for his scores to motion pictures. He has been based in Los Angeles since 1997 and has composed the scores to over fifty feature films. He is ...more

Asafa Powell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Asafa Powell age 34 - Asafa Powell, CD is a Jamaican sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres. He held the 100 metres world record between June 2005 and May 2008, with times of 9.77 and 9.74 seconds respectively. ...more

Mac Powell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Mac Powell age 44 - Mac Powell, originally from Clanton, Alabama, is an American singer-songwriter, producer, and musician who formed the Christian rock band Third Day with guitarist Mark Lee. Powell won the 2001 ...more

Hope Powell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Hope Powell age 50 - Hope Patricia Powell CBE is an English former international footballer who was the coach of the England women's national football team and the Great Britain women's Olympic football team until ...more

Don Powell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Don Powell age 69 - Donald George Powell is an English musician who was the drummer for glam rock and later style hard rock group, Slade for over twenty years.

Billy Powell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Billy Powell Died at 57 (1952-2009) - William Norris "Billy" Powell was an American musician and a longtime keyboardist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1970 until his death in 2009.

Marvin Powell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Marvin Powell age 61 - Marvin Powell is a former Offensive Tackle for the New York Jets and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Jay Powell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Jay Powell age 43 - James Willard "Jay" Powell, is a former American baseball pitcher, who last played for the Atlanta Braves. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 1990, but did not sign. Following ...more

Alvas Powell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Alvas Powell age 21 - Alvas Powell is a Jamaican international footballer who plays for Portland Timbers as a defender. A native of the parish St. Thomas, he attended Paul Bogle High School and gained recognition for ...more

Norman Powell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Norman Powell age 22 - Norman Powell is a basketball player.

David Powell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
David Powell Died at 42 (1883-1925) - David Powell 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 ...more

Steve Powell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell

C. F. Powell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
C. F. Powell Died at 66 (1903-1969) - Cecil Frank Powell, FRS was a British physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his development of the photographic method of studying nuclear processes and for the resulting discovery ...more

Mel Powell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Mel Powell Died at 75 (1923-1998) - Mel Powell was an American jazz pianist, composer of classical music, and music educator. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1990. Powell was the founding dean of the music department at the ...more

D. A. Powell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
D. A. Powell age 53 - Douglas A. Powell is an American poet.

Adam Powell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Adam Powell age 40 - Adam James Powell is a game designer and businessman. He is the co-founder of Neopets and Meteor Games.

Drew Powell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Drew Powell age 39 - Drew Powell is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Hoss Cartwright on the PAX series Ponderosa, and for his guest roles on Malcolm in the Middle, Leverage, and Gotham.

Josh Powell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Josh Powell age 32 - Josh Powell is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Houston Rockets of the NBA.

Lewis Powell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Lewis Powell Died at 21 (1844-1865) - Lewis Thornton Powell was one of the conspirators in league with John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. He failed in his attempt to assassinate Secretary of State William H. ...more

Frederick York Powell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Frederick York Powell Died at 54 (1850-1904) - Frederick York Powell, was an English historian and scholar.

Clinton D. Powell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Clinton D. Powell Died at 43 (1968-2011) - Reportedly born in Reidsville, Georgia, Clinton D. Powell grew up in Savannah, where he graduated from Alfred E. Beach High School and participated in the Upward Bound Program at Savannah State ...more

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Renee Powell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Renee Powell age 70 - Renee Powell is an American professional golfer who played on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and is currently head professional at her family's Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio. She was the ...more

Gary Powell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Gary Powell age 46 - Gary Armstrong Powell is a British drummer. He is primarily the drummer for The Libertines, as well as doing the same for the band formed by his bandmate Carl Barat after the Libertines split, ...more

Kevin Powell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Kevin Powell age 49 - Kevin Powell is an American political activist, poet, writer, and entrepreneur. Powell is also an activist who speaks against violence against girls and women, appearing on The Oprah Winfrey ...more

Alvin Powell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Alvin Powell age 56 - Alvin Powell is an actor.

Michael Powell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Michael Powell age 54 - Michael Kevin Powell is an American former Republican chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and current president of the lobbyist trade group the National Cable & ...more

Jonathan Powell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Jonathan Powell age 68 - Jonathan Leslie Powell is a British television producer and executive, and latterly a Professor and Head of Department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Glen Powell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Glen Powell age 27 - Glen Thomas Powell Jr. is an American actor, writer, producer and stuntman.