Tom Powers

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Thomas McCreery Powers was an American actor in theatre, films, radio and television. A veteran of the Broadway stage, notably in plays by George Bernard Shaw, he created the role of Charles Marsden in Eugene O'Neill's Strange Interlude. He succeeded Orson Welles in the role of Brutus in the Mercury Theatre's debut production, Caesar. read more

Thomas McCreery Powers was an American actor in theatre, films, radio and television. A veteran of the Broadway stage, notably in plays by George Bernard Shaw, he created the role of Charles Marsden in Eugene O'Neill's Strange Interlude. He succeeded Orson Welles in the role of Brutus in the Mercury Theatre's debut production, Caesar. In films, he was a star of Vitagraph Pictures and later became best known for his role as the victim of scheming wife Barbara Stanwyck and crooked insurance salesman Fred MacMurray in the film noir classic, Double Indemnity (1944).

Born

Monday, 07 July 1890

Died

Wednesday, 09 November 1955

Actor Filmography

My 3 Sons Stalker 2014
Bar Hunters Himself - Host, Himself 2013
Walk the Line Grammys Celebrity 2005
Panic! Warden 1957
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Dr. Fernwood 1955
Double Jeopardy Harry Sheldon 1955
The Eternal Sea General 1955
New York Confidential District Attorney Rossi 1955
Ten Wanted Men Henry Green 1955
The Americano Jim Rogers 1955
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

My 3 Sons Stalker 2014
Bar Hunters Himself - Host, Himself 2013
Walk the Line Grammys Celebrity 2005
Panic! Warden 1957
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Dr. Fernwood 1955
Double Jeopardy Harry Sheldon 1955
The Eternal Sea General 1955
New York Confidential District Attorney Rossi 1955
Ten Wanted Men Henry Green 1955
The Americano Jim Rogers 1955
The Halls of Ivy 1954
Climax! 1954
The Mad Magician Inspector 1954
The Lone Wolf Carl Olsen, Tom Steele 1954
Mayor of the Town Jacobs 1954
Sea of Lost Ships Rear Admiral 1953
Donovan's Brain Donovan's Washington Advisor 1953
The Ray Milland Show 1953
I, the Jury Milt Miller 1953
Devil's Canyon Joe Holbert 1953
The Last Posse Frank White 1953
Hannah Lee: An American Primitive Sheriff 1953
Julius Caesar Metellus Cimber 1953
Scared Stiff Police Lieutenant 1953
The Marksman Lt. Governor Watson 1953
General Electric Theater Stark 1953
The Steel Trap Valcourt, Travel Agent 1952
Your Jeweler's Showcase 1952
Horizons West Frank Tarleton 1952
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Mr. Hopkins 1952
Cavalcade of America Wilkeson 1952
Four Star Playhouse Gen. Vincent 1952
Adventures of Superman Railroad Official 1952
We're Not Married! Atty. Gen. Frank Bush 1952
Diplomatic Courier Cherney 1952
Denver and Rio Grande Sloan 1952
The Fabulous Senorita Delaney 1952
Flesh and Fury Andy Randolph 1952
Deadline - U.S.A. Andrew Wharton 1952
The Well Jim, Mayor 1951
The Tall Target Simon G. Stroud 1951
The Strip Detective Lt. Bonnabel 1951
Hollywood Opening Night 1951
Racket Squad 1951
Fighting Coast Guard Admiral Ryan 1951
Again... Pioneers Ken Keeler 1950
Right Cross Tom Balford 1950
Big Town Hampton Norris 1950
Lux Video Theatre Dr. Franco, Judge, Minister 1950
Destination Moon General Thayer 1950
The Nevadan Bill Martin 1950
East Side, West Side Owen Lee 1949
Chinatown at Midnight Capt. Howard Brown 1949
Chicago Deadline Glenn Howard 1949
Scene Of The Crime Umpire Menafoe 1949
Special Agent Chief Special Agent Wilcox 1949
Fireside Theatre Barney Ringo, Paton, Payson, Thor 1949
Mexican Hayride Ed Mason 1948
Angel in Exile Warden 1948
The Time Of Your Life Freddy Blick (a stool pigeon and frame-up artist) 1948
Station West Capt. Iles 1948
Up in Central Park Rogan 1948
I Love Trouble Ralph Johnston 1948
The Son of Rusty Hugh Mitchell 1947
They Won't Believe Me Trenton 1947
For the Love of Rusty Hugh Mitchell 1947
The Farmer's Daughter Nordick 1947
Angel And The Badman Dr. Mangram 1947
Two Years Before the Mast Bellamer 1946
The Last Crooked Mile Floyd Sorelson 1946
Her Adventurous Night Dan Carter 1946
The Blue Dahlia Capt. Hendrickson 1946
The Chicago Kid Mike Thurber 1945
The Phantom Speaks Harvey Bogardus 1945
Practically Yours Commander Harry Harpe 1944
Double Indemnity Mr. Dietrichson 1944
As Ye Repent Harry Somers 1915
Barnaby Rudge Barnaby Rudge 1915
Gertie the Dinosaur 1914
Daisy Doodad's Dial Husband 1914
Cutey Plays Detective The Pal 1913
A Window on Washington Park Alan Dale, the Old Man's Nephew 1913
The Picture Idol Beth's Sweetheart 1912
A Cure for Pokeritis 1912
A Girl of the West Jones - the Ranch Owner 1912

Producer Filmography

My 3 Sons 2014
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