Clifton Powell Bio, Age, Family, Siblings, Wife, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows

Clifton Powell Biography

Clifton Powell is an actor from the United States best known for his supporting roles in films such as Ray in 2004, for which he won an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture.


How old is Clifton Powell?- Age

Powell is 65 years old as of 16 March 2021. He was born in 1956 in Washington, D.C., United States.

Who are Clifton Powell siblings? – Family

He is one of the three siblings in his family. His brother is Stevenson Powell and his sister is Carlene Powell.

Who is Clifton Powell’s wife?

He is married to Kimberly Powell. The couple has two children; Clifton Powell Jr and May Powell.

What is Clifton Powell Net Worth?

He has an estimated net worth of  $500 thousand.

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Clifton Powell Ray

He was cast as Jeff Brown in the 2004 American biographical film Ray.


unable to see Ray is a formalized paraphrase. Charles Robinson is the sharecropper’s blind uncle. Aretha Robinson, a fiercely independent single mother, raises him. Ray finds solace in music, learning to play the piano from a local store employee. Atlantic Records’ Ahmet Ertegun discovers Ray and records his first hit, “Mess Around.” Ray marries Della Bea, the daughter of a minister, but she is dissatisfied with his gospel and soul music.

Ray’s success skyrockets during the 1960s. Ray enlists the help of a girl trio to form “The Raylettes.” Ray is immediately smitten by Margie’s (Regina King), the lead singer’s charms, and the two embark on an affair. Ray is arrested for heroin possession but is released on a legal technicality that the police did not have a search warrant. Margie departs from the Ray Lettes to pursue a solo career. Ray writes “Hit the Road Jack” with Margie in it. Ray and Della Bea move into a big new house with their children in the early 1970s. Della is uneasy in her new home.

Clifton Powell Why Do Fools Fall in Love

He was cast as Lawrence Roberts, in the 1998 American romantic drama film Why Do Fools Fall in Love.


Frankie Lymon was 13 years old when his band Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers charted with “Why Do Fools Fall in Love?” Lymon began a solo singing career, but it all fizzled out. Lymon’s career was over by the age of 18, and he died seven years later of a heroin overdose. In a series of flashbacks, the film follows Lymon’s rise and fall. In scenes set in the 1950s, Miguel A. Nunez Jr. plays Little Richard.

Clifton Powell Menace II Society

He appeared as Chauncey in the 1993 American teen hood drama film Menace II Society.


Chauncey, a Caine confederate in an insurance scam, makes drunken sexual advances on Ronnie at a party. Caine rushes to her aid and begins pistol-whipping Chauncey. Ilena calls Caine to tell him she’s pregnant, but he refuses to believe it’s his child and dumps her. Chauncey responds to Caine’s attack by sending a copy of the surveillance tape to the authorities, who begin searching for Caine and O-Dog, who are now wanted for the liquor store robbery and murders. Meanwhile, Caine beats up Ilena’s cousin as he asks him about the pregnancy outside Caine’s grandparents’ home. After seeing the beating, Caine’s grandparents have had enough of him and kick him out of their home, despite Caine’s pleas to stay. Ilena’s cousin gathers his mates in order to exact vengeance on Caine.

Clifton Powell Movies

♦ 1984 – Alphabet City
♦ 1990 – House Party
♦ 1992 – Deep Cover
♦ 1992 – 3 Ninjas
♦ 1993 – Conflict of Interest
♦ 1993 – Menace II Society
♦ 1995 – Dead Presidents
♦ 1998 – Phantoms
♦ 1998 – Deep Rising
♦ 1998 – Caught Up
♦ 1998 – Why Do Fools Fall in Love

Clifton Powell TV Shows

♦ 2010 – The Boondocks
♦ 2011 – The Mentalist
♦ 2012 – Black Dynamite
♦ 2012 – Awake
♦ 2012 – Unsupervised
♦ 2015 – The Soul Man
♦ 2016 – 2021 – Saints & Sinners
♦ 2017 – Tales
♦ 2018 – 2021 – Black Lightning
♦ 2019 – Hawaii Five-O
♦ 2018 – The Family Business
♦ 2018 – Sinners Wanted
♦ 2020 – The Last O.G.