William Horatio Powell
Powell in 1936
William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 – March 5, 1984) was an American actor. He was known for his role in Thin Man (1934). He was nominated an Academy Award for Best Actor three times for his roles in The Thin Man (1934), My Man Godfrey (1936), and Life with Father (1947).
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He was married to Eileen Wilson from 1915 until they divorced in 1930. Then he was married to Carole Lombard from 1931 until they divorced in 1933. Then he was married to Diana Lewis from 1940 until his death in 1984. He had a son with Wilson, William David (who committed suicide in 1968).
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