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Cynthia Lennon (1939–2015)

Cynthia Powell was born to Charles Edwin and Lillian Powell on September 10, 1939 in Blackpool, England. Is the mother of John Charles Julian Lennon, born April 8, 1963. John Lennon had planned to marry Cynthia Powell in a later date, but they had to get married too soon after she informed him that she was pregnant. Remarried to Roberto Bassanini,... See full bio »


(age 75) in Mallorca, Spain

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Imagine: John Lennon
Imagine: John Lennon Herself - John Lennon's first wife
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Best of the Beatles Herself - John Lennon's First Wife


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 2006 God Gave Rock & Roll to You (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.14 (2006) ... Herself
 2005 Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Love Me Do: The 1960s (2005) ... Herself
 2005 The View (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 October 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Kelly (TV Series)
- Episode dated 30 September 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Loose Women (TV Series)
- Episode #8.27 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Breakfast (TV Series)
- Episode dated 26 September 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Best of the Beatles (Video documentary)
Herself - John Lennon's First Wife
 2002 After They Were Famous (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #3.1 (2002) ... Herself
 2000 Shine On (TV Special)
 1999 Behind the Music (TV Series documentary)
- Julian Lennon (1999) ... Herself
 1995 Stern TV (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 29 November 1995 (1995) ... Herself
 1991 The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit (Video documentary)
 1988 Imagine: John Lennon (Documentary)
Herself - John Lennon's first wife
 1986 Hindsight (TV Series documentary)
- The Swinging Sixties (1986) ... Herself
 1985 Bliss (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Herself
 1964 What's Happening! The Beatles in the U.S.A. (TV Movie documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Biography (of John Lennon): "A Twist of Lennon", Star Books (UK), with illustrations and verse by the author. US edition 1980, Avon Books.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Cynthia Powell


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Personal Quote:

"What a lifetime in eight years." (describing her relationship with John Lennon)


On March 10, 2013, Cynthia became a widow when her husband Noel Charles passed away in his sleep after a 2 year battle of cancer. He died on Mother's Day (UK). See more »



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