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Martha Scott Powell
Birth: Sep. 22, 1912
Daviess County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 29, 2003
Van Nuys
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. Best remembered for her television roles including, 'Jennifer Talbot' on "General Hospital" from 1985 to 1986, 'Margaret Millington' on "Secrets Of Midland Heights" from 1980 to 1981, 'Helen Elgin' on "The Bionic Woman" from 1976 to 1977, and from 1954 to 1958 she was the host/narrator for the series, "Modern Romances." She appeared in the films, "Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure", Adam: His Song Continues" (1986), "Adam" (1983), "Summer Girl" (1983), "First Monday In October" (1981), "Father Figure" (1980), "The Turning Point" (1977), "Lemonade" (1975), "Medical Story" (1975), "Columbo: Payback" (1975), "The Abduction Of Saint Anne" (1975), "Airport 1975" (1974), "Thursday's Gone" (1974), "Sorority Kill" (1974), "Charlotte's Web" (1973), "The Devil's Daughter" (1973), "Ben-Hur" (1959), "The Ten Commandments" (1956), "The Desperate Hours" (1955), "Hi Diddle Diddle" (1943), "Stage Door Canteen" (1943), "The Howards Of Virginia" (1940), and "When I Grow Up" (1951). Her many television appearances include, "The Bob Newhart Show," "Hotel," "Murder She Wrote," "The Love Boat," "Highway To Heaven," "Police Story," and "Route 66" among many others. Her most famous role was as 'Emily Webb' in the 1940 film, "Our Town" in which she also played on stage. For her role in the film she received an Academy Award nomination. She was married to jazz musician Mel Powell from 1946 until his death on April 24, 1998. 
Family links: 
  Walter Alva Scott (1890 - 1975)
  Letha McKinley Scott (1891 - 1970)
  Carleton William Alsop (1900 - 1979)
  Mel Powell (1923 - 1998)
Jamesport Masonic Cemetery
Daviess County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Buried next to her husband, Mel Powell.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7512665
Martha <i>Scott</i> Powell
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Martha <i>Scott</i> Powell
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Martha <i>Scott</i> Powell
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Fine actor! Loved you in Howard's of Virginia, One Foot In Heaven, Ben-Hur and many more. God bless you and your family.You are remembered. RIP...
- Borntoolate
 Added: Jun. 23, 2017
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: May. 29, 2017

- Cindy
 Added: May. 29, 2017
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