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Michael Powell (I) (1905–1990)

The son of Thomas William Powell & Mabel (nee Corbett). Michael Powell was always a self confessed movie addict. He was brought up partly in Canterbury ("The Garden of England") and partly in the South of France (where his parents ran an hotel). Educated at Kings School, Canterbury & Dulwich College he first worked at the National Provincial Bank ... See full bio »

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Other Works:

Autobiography: "Million Dollar Movie", (autobiography - Part II). London: Heinemann, 1992. ISBN: 0434599476 (pp. 612, illustrated, filmography) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 12 Print Biographies | 8 Interviews | 32 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Micky Powell

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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[1987] I got my first assignment as a director in 1927. I was slim, arrogant, intelligent, foolish, shy, cocksure, dreamy and irritating. Today, I'm no longer slim. See more »

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Was voted the 22nd Greatest Director of all time by Entertainment Weekly. See more »

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Mickey

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Libra

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