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Who Is The Most Famous Powell In The World?

Updated March 3, 2021 503 votes 22 voters 6.3k views61 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Powell.

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.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Powell? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up every celebrity with the surname Powell that you've heard of! 

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  • Colin Powell1
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    Colin Powell

    1937-04-05

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Colin Luther Powell (; born April 5, 1937) is an American politician and retired four-star...  more

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  • Dick Powell2
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    Dick Powell

    1904-11-14

    BirthplaceMountain View, Arkansas, United States of America

    Richard Ewing Powell (November 14, 1904 – January 2, 1963) was an American singer, actor,...  more

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  • William Powell3
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    William Powell

    1892-07-29

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 – March 5, 1984) was an American actor. A major star at...  more

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  • Cozy Powell4
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    Cozy Powell

    1947-12-29

    BirthplaceCirencester, United Kingdom

    Cozy Powell (Born Colin Trevor Flooks) (29 December 1947 – 5 April 1998) was an English rock...  more

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  • Jane Powell5
    17

    Jane Powell

    1929-04-01

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    Jane Powell (born Suzanne Lorraine Burce; April 1, 1929) is an American singer, dancer and...  more

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  • Michael Powell6
    11

    Michael Powell

    1905-09-30

    BirthplaceSouth East England, Eurasia, Bekesbourne, Kent, United Kingdom

    Michael Latham Powell (30 September 1905 – 19 February 1990) was an English film director,...  more
  • Glen Powell7
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    Glen Powell

    1988-10-21

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Austin

    Glen Thomas Powell Jr. (born October 21, 1988) is an American actor, writer, and producer. He...  more
  • Andy Powell8
    15

    Andy Powell

    1950-02-19

    BirthplaceEurasia, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, East London, United Kingdom, Stepney

    Andrew Powell (born 19 February 1950, Stepney, London) is an English guitarist and songwriter,...  more
  • Clifton Powell9
    12

    Clifton Powell

    1956-03-16

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    Clifton Powell (born March 16, 1956) is an American actor, who primarily plays supporting...  more

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  • Eleanor Powell10
    10

    Eleanor Powell

    1912-11-21

    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Eleanor Torrey Powell (November 21, 1912 – February 11, 1982) was an American dancer and...  more
  • Sandy Powell11
    14

    Sandy Powell

    1960-04-07

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Sandy Powell (born 7 April 1960) is a British costume designer. She has been nominated for...  more
  • Enoch Powell12
    15

    Enoch Powell

    1912-06-16

    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    John Enoch Powell (16 June 1912 – 8 February 1998) was a British politician, classical...  more

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  • Robert Powell13
    15

    Robert Powell

    1944-06-01

    BirthplaceSalford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

    Robert Powell (; born 1 June 1944) is an English television and film actor, best known for the...  more
  • Jenny Powell14
    8

    Jenny Powell

    1968-04-08

    BirthplaceIlford, London, United Kingdom

    Jennifer "Jenny" Powell (born 8 April 1968) is an English television presenter. She rose to...  more
  • Bud Powell15
    14

    Bud Powell

    1924-09-27

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell (September 27, 1924 – July 31, 1966) was an American jazz pianist....  more
  • Billy Powell16
    11

    Billy Powell

    1952-06-03

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Corpus Christi

    William Norris "Billy" Powell (June 3, 1952 – January 28, 2009) was an American musician and a...  more
  • Mac Powell17
    11

    Mac Powell

    1972-12-25

    BirthplaceClanton, Alabama, United States of America

    Mac Powell (born Johnny Mac Powell; December 25, 1972), originally from Clanton, Alabama, is...  more

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  • Keith Powell18
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    Keith Powell

    1979-01-01

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Keith Powell (born 1979) is an American television actor, writer, director, and web series...  more
  • Monique Powell19
    12

    Monique Powell

    1975-08-20

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Monique Powell (born on August 20, 1975) is an actress, known for 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Scary Movie (2000) and What Stares Back (2011).

  • Kevin Powell20
    8

    Kevin Powell

    1966-04-24
    Kevin Powell (born April 24, 1966) is an American political activist, poet, writer and...  more

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  • Brittney Powell21
    10

    Brittney Powell

    1972-03-04

    BirthplaceWürzburg, Germany

    Brittney Powell (born March 4, 1972) is a German-American actress. She has starred in Safety...  more
  • Anthony Powell22
    7

    Anthony Powell

    1935-06-02

    BirthplaceChorlton-cum-Hardy, United Kingdom

    Anthony Powell (born 2 June 1935, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, England) is an English...  more
  • Roger Powell23
    5

    Roger Powell

    1949-03-14
    Roger Powell (born March 14, 1949) is a musician, programmer, and magazine columnist best...  more
  • Juliette Powell24
    Juliette Powell (born in Manhattan, New York, United States) is a Canadian television host,...  more
  • Greg Powell25
    5

    Greg Powell

    1954-05-13
    Greg Powell is a British stuntman, stunt coordinator, actor and 2nd unit director nominated...  more