1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
2 Portrayals |
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
The best thing about switching from being an actor to being a director is that you don't have to shave or hold your stomach in anymore.
He was yet another casualty of the 1956 film The Conqueror
(1956) filmed near a nuclear test site in Utah. Many of the people involved with the film, including Powell, who directed, eventually died of cancer, either caused by, or exacerbated by, working on it. Others included actors John Wayne
, Susan Hayward
, Ted de Corsia
, and Agnes Moorehead
Affable "juvenile leads" or "boy heroes", which he played into his 40s