How many celebrities with the last name Powell can you think of? The famous Powells below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Powell, famous musicians named Powell, and even athletes named Powell.
Colin Powell is certainly one of the most famous Powells on this list. One of the famous political figures with the last name Powell, he served as the United States Secretary of State from 2001 until 2005. He is also a diplomat and retired four-star general.
Another of the famous people with the last name Powell is Dick Powell. He is an actor and singer who made his film debut in Blessed Event in 1932. He also appeared in such movies as 42nd Street and Murder, My Sweet.
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- Sandy Powell (born 7 April 1960) is a British costume designer. She has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Costume Design fourteen times, winning three awards for the films Shakespeare in ...more
- Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell (September 27, 1924 – July 31, 1966) was an American jazz pianist. Though Thelonious Monk was a close friend and influence, his greatest piano influence was Art Tatum.Along ...more
- Glen Thomas Powell Jr. (born October 21, 1988) is an American actor, writer, and producer. He began his career with guest roles on television and small roles in films such as The Dark Knight Rises ...more
- William Norris "Billy" Powell (June 3, 1952 – January 28, 2009) was an American musician and a longtime keyboardist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 until his death in 2009.
- Michael Latham Powell (30 September 1905 – 19 February 1990) was an English film director, celebrated for his partnership with Emeric Pressburger. Through their production company "The Archers", they ...more
- Mac Powell (born Johnny Mac Powell; December 25, 1972), originally from Clanton, Alabama, is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and musician who formed the Christian rock band Third Day with ...more
- Jennifer "Jenny" Powell (born 8 April 1968) is an English television presenter. She rose to fame after appearing on No Limits, and went on to present series such as Wheel of Fortune, UP2U, Gimme 5, ...more
- William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 – March 5, 1984) was an American actor. A major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he was paired with Myrna Loy in 14 films, including the Thin Man series based on the ...more
- Eleanor Torrey Powell (November 21, 1912 – February 11, 1982) was an American dancer and actress. Best remembered for her tap dance numbers in musical films in the 1930s and 1940s, Powell began ...more
- Richard Powell (September 5, 1931 – June 26, 1956) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. He was not assisted in his musical development by Bud, his older and better known brother, but ...more
- Renee Powell (born May 4, 1946) is an American professional golfer who played on the US-based LPGA Tour and is currently head professional at her family's Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio. ...more
- Dawn Powell (November 28, 1896 – November 14, 1965) was an American writer of novels and stories.
- Andrea Powell is an actress.
- Douglas A. Powell (born May 16, 1963 Albany, Georgia) is an American poet.
- Colin Luther Powell (April 5, 1937 – October 18, 2021) was an American statesman, diplomat, and four-star general who served as the 65th United States secretary of state from 2001 to 2005. He was the ...more
- Gary Powell (born 10 September 1963) is a British actor. He is possibly best known for playing the character Laurie Bates in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.
- Susan Powell is a weather reporter for the BBC. She telecasts on the BBC News Channel, BBC One, BBC World, BBC Radio Four, and she is a main weather reporter on the BBC Six O'Clock News and BBC Radio ...more
- 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 ...more
- John Wesley "Boog" Powell (born August 17, 1941) is an American former professional baseball first baseman and left fielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles, ...more
- Laurene Powell Jobs (born November 6, 1963) is an American businesswoman, executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, a social impact organization that, among other investing and philanthropic ...more
- Michael Kevin Powell (born March 23, 1963) is an American former Republican chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and current president of the trade association the National Cable & ...more
- Jane Powell (born Suzanne Lorraine Burce; April 1, 1929) is an American singer, dancer and actress who rose to fame in the mid-1940s with roles in various Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals. Powell was ...more
- Hope Patricia Powell, CBE (born 8 December 1966) is an English former international footballer and women's first-team manager of Brighton & Hove Albion. She was the coach of the England women's ...more
- John Enoch Powell (16 June 1912 – 8 February 1998) was a British politician, classical scholar, author, linguist, soldier, philologist and poet. He served as a Conservative Member of Parliament ...more
- Robert Powell (; born 1 June 1944) is an English television and film actor, best known for the title role in Jesus of Nazareth (1977) and as the fictional secret agent Richard Hannay. He is also ...more