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Leon Pownall (1943–2006)

Leon Pownall was born on April 26, 1943 in Wrexham, North Wales, UK. He was an actor, known for Dead Poets Society (1989), The Sleep Room (1998) and Slings and Arrows (2003). He died on June 2, 2006 in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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The Sleep Room Dr. Ewen Cameron
Million Dollar Babies William Randolph Hearst


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 2005 Four Minutes (TV Movie)
Dr. Walker
 2005 Bailey's Billion$
Judge Cornelius Strawacher
 2003-2005 Slings and Arrows (TV Series)
- Birnam Wood (2005) ... Brian
- Steeped in Blood (2005) ... Brian
- Fair Is Foul and Foul Is Fair (2005) ... Brian
- Rarer Monsters (2005) ... Brian
- Fallow Time (2005) ... Brian
 2003 Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (TV Series)
Commander Frederick Wyatt
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Commander Frederick Wyatt
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Commander Frederick Wyatt
 2003 Mutant X (TV Series)
Dr. Victor Palance
- Shadows of Darkness (2003) ... Dr. Victor Palance
 2001 The Day Reagan Was Shot (TV Movie)
Ed Meese
 2000 Dirty Pictures (TV Movie)
Mr. Prouty
 1999 Deep in the City (TV Series)
Katharine's Father
- Confessions (1999) ... Katharine's Father
- Fire in the Garden (1999) ... Katharine's Father
- Joy Ride: Part II (1999) ... Katharine's Father
- Joy Ride: Part I (1999) ... Katharine's Father
 1999 Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke (TV Mini Series)
Clark Warner
 1998 Sleeping Dogs Lie
Inspector Mitchell
 1998 Evidence of Blood (TV Movie)
Gordon Townsend
 1998 The Sleep Room
Dr. Ewen Cameron
 1997 Black Harbour (TV Series)
Bill Haskell
- Another Country (1997) ... Bill Haskell
 1997 Dinner at Fred's
George Billings
 1997 Wind at My Back (TV Series)
Judge Elliot
- Back in My Arms Again (1997) ... Judge Elliot
 1997 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)
Dr. Stanley Forbes / The White Crow Killer
- The Light (1997) ... Dr. Stanley Forbes / The White Crow Killer
 1996 Forever Knight (TV Series)
Davis Ogden
- Dead of Night (1996) ... Davis Ogden
 1996 Handel's Last Chance (TV Movie)
George Friedrich Handel
 1996 Leonardo: A Dream of Flight (TV Movie)
Grand Marshal
 1996 Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Webster
 1995 Hiroshima (TV Movie)
Gen. George C. Marshall
 1995 The Great Defender (TV Series)
- Pilot (1995)
 1991-1995 Avonlea (TV Series)
Heath Hymus / Mr. Hardy
- Fools and Kings (1995) ... Heath Hymus
- Old Quarrels, Old Love (1991) ... Mr. Hardy
 1994 Million Dollar Babies (TV Mini Series)
William Randolph Hearst
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... William Randolph Hearst
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... William Randolph Hearst
 1994 Side Effects (TV Series)
Ray Ferguson
- Worth It (1994) ... Ray Ferguson
 1994 Spenser: The Judas Goat (TV Movie)
Hugh Dixon
 1994 How the West Was Fun (TV Movie)
Leo McRugger
 1994 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Counselor Derrick
- The Innocent (1994) ... Counselor Derrick
 1988-1993 Street Legal (TV Series)
Anthony Harris / Paul McBride
- Strange Bedfellows (1993) ... Anthony Harris
- Act of Silence (1988) ... Paul McBride
 1993 Beyond Reality (TV Series)
Mr. Winter
- The Passion (1993) ... Mr. Winter
 1991 Conspiracy of Silence (TV Mini Series)
Donald MacIver
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Donald MacIver (as Leon Powell)
 1991 E.N.G. (TV Series)
Jerry Kasells
- Past Imperfect (1991) ... Jerry Kasells
 1991 Iran: Days of Crisis (TV Movie)
National Security Advisor
 1990 The Comic Book Christmas Caper
Blue Cheeks
 1989 Love and Hate (TV Movie)
Gerry Gerrand
 1989 Bye Bye Blues
Bernie Blitzer
 1989 Termini Station
Charles Marshall
 1989 Dead Poets Society
 1989 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Richard Martin
- Don't Sell Yourself Short (1989) ... Richard Martin
 1988 T and T (TV Series)
Sam Smale
- A Secret No More (1988) ... Sam Smale
 1987 Adderly (TV Series)
- Horse Cents (1987)
 1987 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Stan D'Amato
- Pilot (1987) ... Stan D'Amato
 1986 Danger Bay (TV Series)
 1970 Twelve and a Half Cents
 1968 A Great Big Thing
 1966 Henry V (TV Movie)

Personal Details

Other Works:

At the Stratford Festival in Canada, he appeared in many plays over 15 years, including "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Hamlet", "Much Ado About Nothing", "Phaedra", "Henry VIII", and "A Man for All Seasons". See more »

Alternate Names:

Leon Powell

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Emigrated with his family to Canada from Wales in 1957. See more »

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