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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell  

Chris Abraham
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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
age 81
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
Cozy Powell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
Dec. 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
age 77
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 62
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
age 89
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 55
Laurene Powel is an executive producer.
Andy Powell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
age 69
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
age 46
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
Dec. 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
age 55
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
Art Powell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
age 82
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
age 58
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
age 50
Jenny Powell is an English television presenter.
Robert Powell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Powell
age 74
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 60
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
age 55
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
age 36
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
age 46
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