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 Jane Powell

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Jane Powell

Birth
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Death 16 Sep 2021 (aged 92)
Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Specifically: Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 232144911 View Source
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American actress. Born Suzanne Lorraine Burce, Powell's acting career was in film and on stage. Before starting here professional career she achieved fame as a local Portland, Oregon child singer. When she became a teenage her family moved to Los Angeles where she signed a vocal, dancing, and acting talent film contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Her big film debut came in 1944 as a performer in "Song of the Open Road". Her first lead role in a film came in 1945 in "Delightfully Dangerous". A few of the other top musical films she performed in were "A Date with Judy" 1948, "Royal Wedding" 1951 and "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" 1954. Beginning in the 1960's she started preforming live on stage with touring group productions like "My Fair Lady"and "The Sound of Music". She even starred in the leading role of the Broadway musical "Irene" from 1973 until 1974. In the 1980 she appeared on television ever so often. She returned to live performances on stage in 2000 in an Off-Broadway show "Avow", in the lead role. From 1944 until 2004 she had roles in 22 films and 23 stage productions. When her husband Dickie Moore passed away in 2015 she relocated to Wilton, Connecticut where she stayed active in local stage productions. At the time of here death she was not married and had 3 children.

Bio by: Danny Hackney


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  • Added: 16 Sep 2021
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