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director , Producer , Broadcast executive

Norman Scott Powell, American Broadcast executive, producer, director. Avocations: commercial pilot, sailing, snow skiing, water skiing. M C. Fellow Academy television Arts and Sciences; member Dirs. Guild American, Writers Guild American.

Background

Powell, Norman Scott was born on November 2, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Dick and Joan (Blondell) Powell.

Education

Bachelor, Cornell University, 1957.

Career

Senior vice president production, Four Star International, Los Angeles, 1965-1970;independent producer, director, 1970-1978;senior vice president Wrather Corporation, Wrather Entertainment, Los Angeles, 1978-1979;senior vice president productions, Columbia Broadcasting System Entertainment, Los Angeles, since 1979.

Achievements

  • Avocations: commercial pilot, sailing, snow skiing, water skiing.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer television mini-series Washington: Behind Closed Doors, (Emmy nomination 1978). Executive television series Rescue 911, (President' award National Academy Emergency Medical Dispatchers 1989, Award of Excellence American College Emergency Physicians 1989, Emergency Medical Service Public Education award Kentucky Emergency Medical Service Conference 1990, Media Excellence award Emergency Medical Service Vermont 1991, People's Choice award 1990).

Membership

Fellow Academy television Arts and Sciences. Member Directors Guild American, Writers Guild American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Commercial pilot, sailing, skiing, water-skiing.

Connections

Married Ann McDowell, June 25, 1957 (divorced 1969). Children: Sandra, Scott, Stephanie. Married Ellen Iris Levine, October 27, 1984.

1 child, Matthew.

father:
Dick Powell

mother:
Joan (Blondell) Powell

spouses:
Ann McDowell

Ellen Iris Levine

children:
Sandra Powell

Scott Powell

Stephanie Powell

Matthew Powell