January 19, 1976 |
Life and career
Powell was born in Noblesville, Indiana and grew up in Lebanon, Indiana, graduating from Lebanon High School. He graduated from DePauw University in 1998 and moved to Los Angeles where he soon began auditioning for acting roles.
His first television role was as a cadet on Fox's Malcolm in the Middle. He appeared in thirteen episodes. Soon after, he portrayed Hoss Cartwright on the series The Ponderosa, a prequel to Bonanza which premiered in 2001 on PAX. Powell has had guest appearances on many television shows including Psych, House, Leverage, ER, Cold Case, and Without a Trace.
He portrayed Bic in the 2011 film Straw Dogs, a remake of the 1971 film of the same name. The remake was directed by Rod Lurie and starred James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, and Alexander Skarsgård. It was released September 16, 2011.
|2004||Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation||Pvt. Kipper Tor|
|2006||The Window||Detective||Short Film|
|1408||Assistant Hotel Manager|
|2009||The System||Jimmy||Short Film|
|2011||The Pee-wee Herman Show||Bear/Mr. Window (voice||TV Movie|
|2012||Guitar Face||Paul Werner||Short Film|
|Widow Detective||Lee Kessler||TV Movie|
|Impulsive (film)||Joey||Short Film|
|Safe Room||Leo||Short Film|
|2000-2001||Malcolm In The Middle||Cadet Drew||11 episodes|
|2001||Popular||Bouncer||"It's Greek To Me"|
|V.I.P.||Jock||"21 Val Street"|
|2001-2002||Ponderosa||Eric "Hoss" Cartwright||20 episodes|
|2004||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Holding Cell Cop||"Bloodlines"|
|2005||Over There||Marine Recruiter||"Situation Normal"|
|2006||Monk||Eddie Murdoch||"Mr. Monk Can't See a Thing"|
|2007||Cold Case||Casey Evans||"Stand Up and Holler"|
|The Office||The Bartender||"Local Ad"|
|Without a Trace||Security Guard||"Run"|
|2009||In Plain Sight||Sandor Kane/Sandy||"A Stand-Up Triple"|
|Psych||Football Player||"Any Given Friday Night at 10PM, 9PM Central"|
|2009-2011||Leverage||Jack Hurley||"The Boys' Night Out Job"|
|"The 12-Step Job"|
|2011||Memphis Beat||Clay Williams||"At the River"|
|Ringer||Detective Singer||"It's Gonna Kill Me, But I'll Do It"|
|American Horror Story||Detective Collier||"Home Invasions"|
|Grey's Anatomy||Carl Shatler||"Put Me In, Coach"|
|Unforgettable||Kevin McMillan||"Lost Things"|
|Raising Hope||Warden||"I Want My Baby Back, Baby Back, Baby Back"|
|Awake||George O'Dell||"Game Day"|
|Necessary Roughness||Ryan 'Rhino' Norton||"What's Eating You?"|
|True Blood||Ryder||"Somebody That I Used To Know"|
|Bones||Paulo Romano||"The Partners In The Divorce"|
|The Mentalist||Reede Smith||"The Crimson Ticket"|
- Allan, Marc D. "New 'Hoss' is Lebanon's Drew Powell", The Indianapolis Star, September 7, 2001. Retrieved July 14, 2011. Complete article here.
- Guyett, Susan. "Hoosier actor finds Hollywood success", The Indianapolis Star, December 7, 2008. Retrieved July 14, 2011.
- "Drew Powell Biography".
- Douglas, Edward. "Rod Lurie's 'Straw Dogs', The Set Visit", comingsoon.net, May 13, 2011. Retrieved July 14, 2011.