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Colin Powell was born on April 5, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA as Colin Luther Powell. He is an actor, known for Breath of Freedom (2014), For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (2010) and Anthrax War (2009). He has been married to Alma Powell since August 25, 1962. They have three children. See full bio »
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3 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 22 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gen. Colin Powell | General Colin Powell | Sec. Colin Powell


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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The "I Have a Dream" speech [given by civil rights leader Martin Luther King] held up a mirror for all Americans to look deeply into the spirit and soul of our country. The "Dream" speech, along with the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act that followed, finally broke the bonds of segregation and Jim Crow that had imprisoned our finest dreams. Not only were African-Americans given a berth of ... See more »


He is related to musician Pete Wentz. Pete's maternal grandfather, Arthur Winston Lewis, who served as a U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, is a cousin of Powell's. See more »

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