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Michael Powell (I) (1905–1990)


The son of Thomas William Powell and 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 a hotel). Educated at Kings School, Canterbury and Dulwich College, he worked at the National Provincial Bank ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1951)
Peeping Tom Director
(1960)
The Red Shoes Director
(1948)

Filmography

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 1978 Return to the Edge of the World (Documentary)
 1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A39846 (1965)
 1965 The Defenders (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Sworn Twelve (1965)
 1964 Espionage (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- A Free Agent (1964)
 1960 Peeping Tom
 1959 Honeymoon
 1957 Night Ambush
 1955 The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Short)
 1950 Gone to Earth
 1949 Hour of Glory
 1948 The Red Shoes
 1944 The Volunteer
 1942 One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (for The Archers)
 1941 49th Parallel
 1940 Blackout
 1939 Smith (Short)
 1935 Someday
 1935 The Love Test
 1935 Lazybones
 1934 Strike!
 1933 Born Lucky
 1932 His Lordship
 1932 C.O.D.
 1932 The Star Reporter (Short)
 1932 Rynox
 1932 The Rasp (Short)
 1931 Two Crowded Hours (Short)
 1930 Caste (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Novel: "The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp" (with Emeric Pressburger and Ian Christie [ed.]). London: Faber & Faber, June 1994. ISBN 0571143555. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Micky Powell

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

Of course, all films are surrealist. They are because they are making something that looks like a real world but isn't. See more »

Trivia:

When he was in Crete to prepare the set of Night Ambush (1957) he wore a kilt. Seeing that, the inhabitants of the island thought he was "a Scottish general asking odd questions about partisans". See more »

Nickname:

Mickey

Star Sign:

Libra

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