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Robert Powell

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Birth Name: Robert Powell
Born: 06/01/1944
Birth Place: Lancashire, England, GB

Powell achieved his widest visibility in the next few years. He was the protagonist's father in Russell's film of the Who's rock opera "Tommy" (1975). Powell ambitiously moved back to playing title characters himself when he made his US TV miniseries debut in Franco Zeffirelli's "Jesus of Nazareth" (1977). Powell played other leading roles in TV (a weak remake of "The Four Feathers" 1978) and features (a dull revamp of Hitchcock's "The 39 Steps" 1978), but played only a supporting role in the 1982 TV-movie version of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Interested in offbeat roles and challenging subjects, Powell subsequently focused on eclectic fare of a wide international scope. His dignified ... Continue Bio >>



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