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Nosher Powell (1928–2013)

Nosher Powell was born on August 15, 1928 in Camberwell, London, England as George Frederick Bernard Powell. He is known for his work on Willow (1988), First Knight (1995) and Legionnaire (1998). He was married to Pauline Wellman. He died on April 20, 2013 in London. See full bio »

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(age 84) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 2000 Shiner
Special Character
 1998 Legionnaire
Soldier
 1993 The Detectives (TV Series)
McKenna Employee 1
- Teed Off (1993) ... McKenna Employee 1
 1982-1992 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
John's Minder / Corelli / McGahey / ...
- Red Nose of Courage (1992) ... John's Minder
- Spaghetti Hoops (1990) ... Corelli
- GLC: The Carnage Continues... (1990) ... McGahey
- Five Go Mad on Mescalin (1983) ... Mr. Knuckles
- Five Go Mad in Dorset (1982) ... Fingers
 1990 Canned Carrott (TV Series)
 1988 Willow
Nelwyn Villager (uncredited)
 1986 The Pyrates (TV Movie)
Firebeard
 1985 The Two Ronnies (TV Series)
Neville
- Episode #11.2 (1985) ... Neville
 1984 Ellis Island (TV Mini-Series)
Man (uncredited)
 1984 The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Movie)
Guard 2 (as Fred Powell)
 1983 Up the Elephant and Round the Castle (TV Series)
Mr. Hawkins
- May the Best Man Win (1983) ... Mr. Hawkins
 1983 Krull
Slayer in the Swamp (uncredited)
 1983 Are You Being Served? (TV Series)
Truck Driver
- Calling All Customers (1983) ... Truck Driver
 1982 Victor Victoria
Man in Bar (uncredited)
 1981 If You Go Down in the Woods Today
Guvnor's Henchman
 1980 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Villian
- The Draughtsman (1980) ... Villian (uncredited)
 1973-1979 Sykes (TV Series)
Billy Knuckle / Camper / Billy Bignuckle
- Six Million Dollar Sykes (1979) ... Billy Knuckle
- Holiday Camp (1976) ... Camper
- Salesman (1973) ... Billy Bignuckle
 1979 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
Goth Warrior
- The Keeper (1979) ... Goth Warrior (uncredited)
 1975-1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Kearny's Heavy / Miller's Heavy / Pub Brawler
- One of Your Own (1978) ... Kearny's Heavy (uncredited)
- Down to You, Brother (1976) ... Miller's Heavy (uncredited)
- Night Out (1975) ... Pub Brawler (uncredited)
 1977 The Stick Up
Manager
 1975 Rule Britannia! (TV Series)
Man in Pub
- Once a Friend, Always a Friend (1975) ... Man in Pub
 1975 My Honourable Mrs (TV Series)
Lorry driver
- Chinese Blues (1975) ... Lorry driver
 1975 Brannigan
Man in Bar (uncredited)
 1975 Carry on Laughing! (TV Series)
Pikeman
- One in the Eye for Harold (1975) ... Pikeman
 1974 Carry on Dick
Footpad (uncredited)
 1974 Reg Varney (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #2.2 (1974) ... Various Characters
 1973 Love Thy Neighbour
Bus Driver
 1973 The MacKintosh Man
Armed Guard
 1972 Nearest and Dearest
Bouncer
 1972 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series)
Milkman
- Episode dated 25 December 1972 (1972) ... Milkman
 1972 The Alf Garnett Saga
Ginger (uncredited)
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Willie Herod
- The Banker (1972) ... Willie Herod
 1969-1971 On the Buses (TV Series)
Bert / Vic
- The Strain (1971) ... Vic
- The Canteen (1969) ... Bert
- Bus Drivers' Stomach (1969) ... Bert
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
English Tourist
- Overture (1971) ... English Tourist (uncredited)
 1971 Doctor at Large (TV Series)
Labourer
- A Situation Full of Promise (1971) ... Labourer
 1971 On the Buses
Betty's Husband
 1971 The Legend of Spider Forest
Gang member
 1970 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Larter
- Come Back Stranger (1970) ... Larter
 1970 Oh in Colour (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... Various Characters
 1970 You Can't Win 'Em All
Horse Rider (uncredited)
 1970 One More Time
Man (uncredited)
 1970 Department S (TV Series)
Carl Young
 1969 The Magic Christian
Ike Jones (uncredited)
 1969 Crossplot
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Lord Dorking
- Just for the Record (1969) ... Lord Dorking
 1969 As Good Cooks Go (TV Series)
 1969 School for Sex
Hector
 1969 Sophie's Place
Casino Security (uncredited)
 1967-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Karate Opponent / Ministry Guard / Henrik
- Take Me to Your Leader (1969) ... Karate Opponent (uncredited)
- The Morning After (1969) ... Ministry Guard (uncredited)
- Mission... Highly Improbable (1967) ... Henrik
 1968 Oliver!
Man (uncredited)
 1968 Sanctuary (TV Series)
The Opponent
- A Labour of love (1968) ... The Opponent
 1968 Virgin of the Secret Service (TV Series)
Ivan
- Persuasion of a Million Drops (1968) ... Ivan
 1966-1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
First Security Guard / Lukas
- Death Begins at Seventy (1967) ... First Security Guard
- Allah Is Not Always with You (1966) ... Lukas
 1965-1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Benson / The Angel
- The Persistent Patriots (1967) ... Benson
- The Crooked Ring (1965) ... The Angel
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Nosher - Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1966 Psycho-Circus
Red (as Fred Powell)
 1966 The Baron (TV Series)
Charlie
- Epitaph for a Hero (1966) ... Charlie
 1965 Barney Is My Darling (TV Series)
- The 2000 Pounds a Year Man (1965) ... (as Freddie Powell)
 1963-1965 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Taxi Driver / Tom Rowe
- The Man Who Was Going to Die (1965) ... Taxi Driver (as Freddie Powell)
- Castles in the Air (1965) ... Taxi Driver (as Freddie Powell)
- Unwelcome Stranger (1963) ... Tom Rowe (as Freddie Powell)
 1965/I She
British Soldier (uncredited)
 1964 It's a Square World (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #7.13 (1964) ... Various Characters (as Freddie Powell)
 1964 A Fistful of Dollars
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1964 A Shot in the Dark
Man (uncredited)
 1963 Call Me Bwana
Man (uncredited)
 1962 The Road to Hong Kong
Man (uncredited)
 1955 King's Rhapsody (uncredited)
 1955 The Dark Avenger (uncredited)
 1953 The Slasher
Instructor (uncredited)
 1952 The Hundred Hour Hunt
Boy Booth (as Fred Powell)
 1951 Wall of Death
Teddy Green, champ boxer (as Fred Powell)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Fred 'Nosher' Powell | Freddie Powell | Frederick Powell | Fred Powell | N. Powell

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Trivia:

Brother of Dinny Powell, and father of Greg Powell and Gary Powell, all also stuntmen.

Star Sign:

Leo

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