Keith Powell

  • Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Founded the Contemporary Stage Company, a multicultural theater in Wilmington, DE, at age 22. At the time, he was the youngest artistic director of a professional theater in the U.S.
  • Produced, directed and starred in Contemporary Stage Company productions with stars such as Lynn Redgrave, Keith David and Jasmine Guy.
  • Developed Whisper House, a musical-theater show, with singer Duncan Sheik.

Awards

  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Jill Knox — Wife

College

  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States (BFA in Theater, 2001)
Emmys

Emmys 2019

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