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Addison Powell is a Actor American born on 23 february 1921 at Belmont (USA)

Addison Powell

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Nationality USA
Birth 23 february 1921 at Belmont (USA)
Death 8 november 2010 (at 89 years) at Shelburne (USA)

Addison Powell (February 23, 1921 – November 8, 2010) was an American actor whose numerous television, stage and film credits included Dark Shadows, The Thomas Crown Affair and Three Days of the Condor. He was best known for playing Dr. Eric Lang, a mad scientist who created Adam, on Dark Shadows.

Powell was born in 1921 in Belmont, Massachusetts. His parents, Edward Henry and Kathrene (née Barnum) Powell, were school teachers. Powell received a bachelor's degree from Boston University. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force as a navigator during World War II. Powell ultimately flew more than 30 combat missions as a navigator on board B-17 bombers from their base in East Anglia, the United Kingdom. He earned a second degree from the Yale School of Drama following the end of the war. Powell married his wife, Bunnie (née Rowley) in 1950. The couple had three children during their marriage and resided on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

Powell's film credits included In the French Style (1963) with Jean Seberg and The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), the latter in which he played Abe, a bank robber, opposite Steve McQueen. In 1975, Powell appeared in Three Days of the Condor, which starred Robert Redford. He also portrayed Admiral Chester W. Nimitz in the 1977 biopic, MacArthur, which starred Gregory Peck.

His television credits included roles in the first seasons of both Law & Order and The Mod Squad. Powell also had a recurring role as Dr. Eric Lang in the television series, Dark Shadows, which aired on ABC from 1966 until 1971. He guest-starred in an episode of Gibbsville in 1976 and co-starred as a detective in the 1977 television film, Contract on Cherry Street, with Frank Sinatra and Martin Balsam.

Addison Powell died on November 8, 2010, at 89 years old. He is survived by his three children, Mary, Julie and Michael; eight grandchildren; and a younger brother, Edward Powell. His wife, Bunny, died in 1995. Powell had resided in Vermont for twenty-two years, most recently at the Shelburne Bay Senior Living community in Shelburne.

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Filmography of Addison Powell (8 films)

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The Rosary Murders, 1h45
Directed by Fred Walton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about religion
Actors Donald Sutherland, Charles Durning, Tom Mardirosian, Mark Margolis, Josef Sommer, James Murtaugh
Roles Father Edward Killeen
Rating57% 2.899512.899512.899512.899512.89951
Un prêtre se voit plonger dans le trouble quand un tueur de prêtres et de religieuses vient se confesser à lui.
Tail Gunner Joe, 2h25
Directed by Jud Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Actors Peter Boyle, Burgess Meredith, John Forsythe, Robert F. Simon, Heather Menzies, Patricia Neal
Roles General George C. Marshall
Rating66% 3.331343.331343.331343.331343.33134
MacArthur (1977)
, 2h2
Directed by Joseph Sargent
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Historical
Themes Seafaring films, Politique, Transport films, Political films
Actors Gregory Peck, Ed Flanders, Dan O'Herlihy, Ward Costello, Nicolas Coster, Addison Powell
Roles Admiral Nimitz
Rating64% 3.246853.246853.246853.246853.24685
The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in flashback as he visits West Point in 1962.
Three Days of the Condor, 1h57
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy, Romance
Themes Assassinat, Spy films, Political films
Actors Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow, John Houseman, Addison Powell
Roles Leonard Atwood
Rating73% 3.6989153.6989153.6989153.6989153.698915
Joe Turner (Robert Redford) is a CIA analyst, code name "Condor", who works in a clandestine office in New York City. He reads books, newspapers, and magazines from around the world, looking for hidden meanings and new ideas. As part of his duties, Turner files a report to CIA headquarters on a low-quality thriller novel his office has been reading, pointing out strange plot elements therein, and the unusual assortment of languages into which the book has been translated.
The Reincarnation of Peter Proud, 1h45
Directed by J. Lee Thompson
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Films about religion
Actors Michael Sarrazin, Margot Kidder, Jennifer O'Neill, Paul Hecht, Norman Burton, Debralee Scott
Roles Reeves
Rating63% 3.193533.193533.193533.193533.19353
Un professeur de collège de Californie, Peter Proud, est sujet à des cauchemars récurrents. Il voit ainsi régulièrement un homme nageant nu dans un lac et se faisant frapper à mort par une femme depuis une barque. Avant de mourir, l'homme crie à plusieurs reprises, "Marcia, ne fais pas ça!". Apparaissent également de manière récurrente des bribes de paysage urbain : Pont, église, ainsi qu'un couple se promenant dans une Cord 810 cabriolet.
The Thomas Crown Affair, 1h42
Directed by Norman Jewison, Walter Hill
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke, Jack Weston, Gordon Pinsent, Addison Powell
Roles Abe
Rating68% 3.4494453.4494453.4494453.4494453.449445
Millionaire businessman-sportsman Thomas Crown (Steve McQueen) pulls off a perfect crime by orchestrating four men to rob $2,660,527.62 from a Boston bank, along with a fifth man who drives the getaway Ford station wagon with the money and dumps it in a cemetery trash can. None of the men ever meets Crown face-to-face, nor do they know or meet each other before the robbery. Crown retrieves the money from the trash can personally after secretly following the driver of the station wagon, then personally deposits the money into an anonymous Swiss bank account in Geneva, making several trips, never depositing the money all at once so as to not draw undue attention to his actions.
In the French Style, 1h45
Directed by Robert Parrish
Origin France
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jean Seberg, Stanley Baker, Philippe Forquet, Addison Powell, Jack Hedley, Maurice Teynac
Roles Mr. James
Rating65% 3.288143.288143.288143.288143.28814
The young American student Christina James (Jean Seberg) comes to Paris to live in the art scene. After six months in Paris, she meets sixteen-year-old Guy (Philippe Forquet) at an over-attended gallery showing and their romance develops. Later, she enjoys encounters with European men. Her Chicago-based history professor father Addison Powell cautions her about fleeting love. She abandons a long-time attachment to a British international journalist to marry the San Francisco, California surgeon Dr. John Haislip (James Leo Herlihy.
The Young Doctors, 1h40
Directed by Phil Karlson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films
Actors Ben Gazzara, Fredric March, Eddie Albert, Ina Balin, Phyllis Love, Edward Andrews
Roles un physicien
Rating67% 3.3893753.3893753.3893753.3893753.389375
David Coleman (Gazzara) is a young doctor hired by a hospital's pathology department. The head of the department, Dr. Joseph Pearson (March), sees Coleman as a rival, and they fight over many medical issues. Coleman falls in love with Cathy Hunt (Balin), a nurse at the hospital, who develops a tumor in her knee. Pearson believes that the tumor is malignant and that the leg should be amputated, but Coleman disagrees. Coleman orders three blood tests on Mrs. Alexander (Love), an expectant mother whose baby may have hemolytic disease, but Pearson believes that the tests are excessive and cancels the third test. Mrs. Alexander is married to a young intern at the hospital (Clark), who, along with Coleman, tried to push for the third test. When the baby is born seriously ill, Dr. Charles Dornberger (Albert), Mrs. Alexander's OB/GYN, berates Pearson and conducts a blood transfusion to save the baby's life. Pearson's future at the hospital becomes uncertain, and he resigns. Coleman has changed his mind about Cathy's tumor and agrees with Pearson's decision, while Pearson says that Coleman reminds him of himself when he was young and urges him not to let hospital bureaucracy to wear him down.
The Mating Game, 1h35
Directed by George Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Debbie Reynolds, Tony Randall, Paul Douglas, Una Merkel, Fred Clark, Philip Ober
Roles David DeGroot
Rating68% 3.44543.44543.44543.44543.4454
Irritated neighbor Wendell Burnshaw (Philip Ober) brings the Larkin family to the attention of the Internal Revenue Service. Lorenzo Charlton (Tony Randall) is assigned to the case by his boss, Kelsey (Fred Clark). Ma (Una Merkel) and Pop Larkin (Paul Douglas) warmly welcome him to their family farm in Maryland, at first unaware of why he is there.