Randy Powell in his role as Francis 7 in the short-lived 1977 CBS-TV series "Logan's Run".
|Born:||April 14, 1950|
|Birthplace:||Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.|
|Years active:||1965 - 2008|
(or involved with):
|Dallas (first series)|
|Appeared as:||Alan Beam in recurring role in Seasons 3 & 4|
Randolph "Randy" Powell (born April 14=, 1950) played the recurring role of Alan Beam in Seasons 3 and 4 the of the original Dallas TV series which aired on CBS. Eandy who also was a leading cast member of the CBS-TV science fiction series Logan's Run.
Life and careerEdit
Born in Iowa City, Iowa, Randy was raised in nearby Mason City. As a youth, Powell acted in plays in junior high and high school before landing the role of Tommy Djilas in a production of "The Music Man" in 1968 at age 17 at the Mason City Community Theatre.
In 2005, he returned to Mason City to help spearhead the conversion of a former sporting goods store in the theatre's new facility, serving as honorary chairman for the fund-raising campaign to convert the former Decker Sporting Goods building into the now present MCCT facility.
After graduating from high school im Mason City, Powell attended the University of Denver, where he was in the theater program. After doing summer stock on Cape Cod and in Illinois, he embarked on his professional acting career, heading for Hollywood in 1974.
In addition to his recurring roles on Logan's Run and the original Dallas TV series, Powell has also made guest appearances on Laverne and Shirley, Harry O, Eight is Enough, Barnaby Jones, Fantasy Island, and T.J. Hooker.
Powell has been married to the former Jacqueline Epps since 1981; they have two now adult daughters, Alana and Kai. He and his wife reside in Santa Monica, CA.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Pieper, Mary (August 19, 2005). "Actor leads fund-raising for theater". Mason City (IA) Globe Gazette. http://globegazette.com/news/local/actor-leads-fund-raising-for-theater/article_55b98bbd-073e-5a15-b62c-55873a6e31a5.html. Retrieved February 27, 2016.