- Name: William Powell
- Born: 07/29/1892
- Died: 03/05/1984 (91 years old)
- Occupation: Actor
William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 – March 5, 1984) was an American actor. A major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he was paired with Myrna Loy in 14 films, including the Thin Man series based on the Nick and Nora Charles characters created by Dashiell Hammett. Powell was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times: for The Thin Man (1934), My Man Godfrey (1936), and Life with Father (1947).
Birth Name: William Horatio Powell
Alias: William Horatio Powell
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Death Place: Palm Springs, California, U.S.