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Michael Powell
Birth: Sep. 30, 1905
Kent, England
Death: Feb. 19, 1990
Avening
Gloucestershire, England

Film Director. He was a renouned English film director for over four decades with over sixty films to his credit. Educated at Kings School, Canterbury and Dulwich College, he first worked as actor then various jobs as director on a series of the short films "Quota Quickies" at Denham and Pinewood Studios. Going on, he soon celebrated his partnership with screenwriter Emeric Pressburger, producing and directing a series of classic British films Among his many works are “Two Crowded Hours” (1931), “The Brown Wallet” (1936), “49th Parallel” (1941), “Peeping Tom” (1960) and “The Boy Who Turned Yell” (1972). He also directed episodes of the British TV series “The Defenders”, “Espionage” and “The Nurses”. He died at age 84 and his gravestone was designed by his son Columba who appeared in some of his films. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Cancer 
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Michael Powell, 1905 - 1990, Film director & optimist
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Churchyard
Avening
Cotswold District
Gloucestershire, England
 
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Record added: Jan 27, 2000
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