Eddie Powell

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Eddie Powell
Born (1927-03-09)March 9, 1927
London, England, UK
Died August 11, 2000(2000-08-11) (aged 73)
Berkshire, England, UK
Occupation stuntman
actor
Years active 1958-1996
Spouse(s) Rosemary Burrows (1967-2000) (his death)

Eddie Powell (9 March 1927 - 11 August 2000) was a British stuntman and actor.

Powell performed stuntwork in several films for Hammer Studios, serving as a regular stunt double for Christopher Lee. His credits during this time included portraying Dracula in Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1965) and the Mummy in The Mummy's Shroud (1967). He also appeared in several James Bond films and in Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD (1966).

Powell portrayed the Aliens for stuntwork in Alien (1979) and Aliens (1986). He also did stunts in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Batman (1989), and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). He had an uncredited part as The Goat of Mendes in The Devil Rides Out (1968), which features Christopher Lee in a rare heroic role.

He was married to Hammer's wardrobe-mistress Rosemary Burrows and is the brother of Joe Powell, also a film stuntman.

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