Father of stuntmen/co-ordinators Greg and Gary Powell; brother of stuntman Dinny. Born 15th August 1928 in Elephant & Castle. Called Nosher for his father who worked with horses. As a boy employed as extra at Boreham Wood.. Under Gabby Pascal asked to drive a chariot in a film. From then he became employed as a stuntman. Worked on Ben Hur and Charge of the Light Brigade.