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Cynthia Lennon (1939–2015)

Cynthia Powell was born to Charles Edwin and Lillian Powell on September 10, 1939 in Blackpool, England. Is the mother of John Charles Julian Lennon, born April 8, 1963. John Lennon had planned to marry Cynthia Powell in a later date, but they had to get married too soon after she informed him that she was pregnant. Remarried to Roberto Bassanini,... See full bio »

Died:

(age 75) in Mallorca, Spain

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Imagine: John Lennon Herself - John Lennon's first wife
(1988)
Hindsight Herself
(1986)
(2002)

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 2006 God Gave Rock & Roll to You (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 2006 The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #4.14 (2006) ... Herself
 2005 Best of the Beatles (Video documentary)
Herself - John Lennon's First Wife
 2005 Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Love Me Do: The 1960s (2005) ... Herself
 2005 The View (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 7 October 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Kelly (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 30 September 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Loose Women (TV Series)
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- Episode #8.27 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Breakfast (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 26 September 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2002 After They Were Famous (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode #3.1 (2002) ... Herself
 2000 Shine On (TV Special)
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 1999 Behind the Music (TV Series documentary)
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- Julian Lennon (1999) ... Herself
 1995 Stern TV (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode dated 29 November 1995 (1995) ... Herself
 1988 Imagine: John Lennon (Documentary)
Herself - John Lennon's first wife
 1986 Hindsight (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- The Swinging Sixties (1986) ... Herself
 1985 Bliss (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Herself
 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie)
Herself (uncredited)
 1964 What's Happening! The Beatles in the U.S.A. (TV Movie documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Biography (of John Lennon): "A Twist of Lennon", Star Books (UK), with illustrations and verse by the author. US edition 1980, Avon Books.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | 3 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Cynthia Powell

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"What a lifetime in eight years." (describing her relationship with John Lennon)

Trivia:

Hosted a TV talk-show in Britain in the mid-1980s; among her first guests was her son Julian, in a surprise planned by the producers. Cynthia remarked later that the interview was the first real conversation they'd ever had, as people. See more »

Nickname:

Cyn

Star Sign:

Virgo

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