Eleanor Powell

Eleanor Powell bio

Birth Name: Eleanor Torrey Powell

Occupation: Dancer

Place Of Birth: Springfield

Date Of Birth: November 21, 1912

Date Of Death: February 11, 1982

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Eleanor Powell was born on the 21st of November, 1912. She was popular for being a Dancer. A fantastic solo tap dancer she’s known as The Queen Of Tap Dancing.

Eleanor Powell was born in Springfield. She was discovered as a talented dancer at the young age of eleven. In addition to tap dancing, she starred in films, with her first major performance being in the film Broadway Melody of 1936.

Eleanor Powell was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Eleanor Powell was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Eleanor Torrey Powell is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Eleanor Powell’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Eleanor Powell’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Eleanor Powell kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Eleanor Powell was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Eleanor Torrey Powell
NICKNAME: The Queen of Tap, Ellie
RELIGION: Born-Again Christian
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Eleanor Powell was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Eleanor Powell was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Eleanor Powell had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Eleanor Powell’s birth sign is Scorpio and she had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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