James T. Powers

Actor

James T. Powers; born James McGovern was a stage actor, vocalist, and lyricist. He began on the stage in Boston in 1880 and also spent time in circuses and later Vaudeville. In the 1890s he acted in many American versions of English Gaiety musicals then coming into vogue.

His entire career was spent in live theatre. He however has one IMDb credit for a short film from 1905 Digesting a Joke(James T. Powers).

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James T. Powers; born James McGovern was a stage actor, vocalist, and lyricist. He began on the stage in Boston in 1880 and also spent time in circuses and later Vaudeville. In the 1890s he acted in many American versions of English Gaiety musicals then coming into vogue.

His entire career was spent in live theatre. He however has one IMDb credit for a short film from 1905 Digesting a Joke(James T. Powers).

His autobiography, Twinkle Little Star was published in New York in 1939.

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