Norman Powell (television executive)

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Norman S. Powell
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Powell in 2009
Born Norman Scott Barnes
(1934-11-02) November 2, 1934 (age 82)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Television producer
Known for Brothers at War

Norman Scott Powell (né Barnes; November 2, 1934) is an American television executive.

Biography[edit]

Norman Scott Barnes was born November 2, 1934, in Los Angeles.[1] The son of actress Joan Blondell and cinematographer George Barnes, he was adopted by his mother's second husband, Dick Powell in February 1938 under the name Norman Scott Powell.

Powell with his mother, Joan Blondell, and his half-sister Ellen Powell (1944)

Powell has produced such shows as Gunsmoke and The Big Valley. He produced episodes of the 2002–03 season of the TV series 24 and the 2006 season of The Unit. He produced the award-winning documentary Brothers at War with director/producer Jake Rademacher and executive producers Gary Sinise and David Scantling.[2]

Accolades[edit]

He has been nominated for two Emmy Awards: Outstanding Drama Series for 24, and Outstanding Limited Series for Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977). He was nominated for the Producers Guild of America Award for Producer of the Year in an Episodic Drama, for 24.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ancestry.com. California Birth Index, 1905–1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Retrieved 2015-08-29.
  2. ^ Kroll, Justin (January 15, 2009). "Goldwyn acquires ‘Brothers at War’". Variety magazine. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  3. ^ "Norman S. Powell - Awards". IMDb. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 

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