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Also Known As: Died: November 9, 1955
Born: July 7, 1890 Cause of Death: heart ailment
Birth Place: Owensboro, Kentucky, USA Profession: Cast ... actor


Tom Powers was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Powers's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the comedy "Practically Yours" (1944) with Claudette Colbert, "Double Indemnity" (1944) with Fred MacMurray and "The Chicago Kid" (1945). He also appeared in "The Blue Dahlia" (1946), "Her Adventurous Night" (1946) and the romance "Angel and the Badman" (1947) with John Wayne. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the James Cagney dramatic adaptation "The Time of Your Life" (1948), the Deanna Durbin adaptation "Up in Central Park" (1948) and the Dick Powell western "Station West" (1948). He also appeared in the comedic adaptation "Mexican Hayride" (1948) with Bud Abbott. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Phone Call From a Stranger" (1952) with Shelley Winters, "We're Not Married" (1952) and the Robert Ryan drama "Horizons West" (1952). He also appeared in "The Steel Trap" (1952) and "Scared Stiff" (1953) with Dean Martin. Powers more recently acted in "The Americano" (1955). Powers passed away in November 1955 at the age of 65.

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