Tom Powers

Tom Powers

  • Born on
    • July 7th, 1890
  • Died on
    • November 9th, 1955
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).

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Acting (24 Credits)

1955The Americano as Jim Rogers
1955Ten Wanted Men as Henry Green
1955New York Confidential as Dist. Atty. Rossi
1953Donovan's Brain as Donovan's Washington Advisor
1953The Last Posse as Frank White
1953Julius Caesar as Metellus Cimber
1952The Steel Trap as Valcourt, Travel Agent
1952Horizons West as Frank Tarleton
1951The Well as Jim, Mayor
1951The Tall Target as Simon G. Stroud (uncredited)
1950Destination Moon as General Thayer
1950The Nevadan as Bill Martin
1949Scene of the Crime as Umpire Menafoe
1949East Side, West Side as Owen Lee
1948Station West as Captain George Iles
1948I Love Trouble as Ralph Johnston
1948Mexican Hayride as Ed Mason
1948The Time of Your Life as Freddy Blick
1947They Won't Believe Me as Trenton
1947Angel and the Badman as Dr. Mangram
1947The Farmer's Daughter as Hy Nordick
1946The Blue Dahlia as Capt. Hendrickson
1944Double Indemnity as Mr. Dietrichson
1914Gertie the Dinosaur

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