No photo available. Represent Cynthia Lennon? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 20,605 this week

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 »


(age 75) in Mallorca, Spain

'Troop Zero' Star Mckenna Grace's Best Interview Ever

Troop Zero Star Mckenna Grace gets a new hairdo, plays the ukulele, and makes two new furry friends.

Watch now

Back in the Day: Actors' Early Roles

Take a look back at the early roles of some of Hollywood's heavy hitters.

See the full gallery

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 323 people
created 17 Nov 2013
a list of 569 people
created 02 Jan 2015
a list of 35 people
created 02 Apr 2017
a list of 276 people
created 11 Nov 2014
a list of 452 people
created 29 Jul 2012

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Cynthia Lennon's work have you seen?

User Polls


Known For

Imagine: John Lennon Herself - John Lennon's first wife
Hindsight Herself


Jump to: Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Self (17 credits)
 2006 God Gave Rock & Roll to You (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series)
- 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)
- Love Me Do: The 1960s (2005) ... Herself
 2005 The View (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 October 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Kelly (TV Series)
- Episode dated 30 September 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Loose Women (TV Series)
- Episode #8.27 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Breakfast (TV Series)
- Episode dated 26 September 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2002 After They Were Famous (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #3.1 (2002) ... Herself
 2000 Shine On (TV Special)
 1999 Behind the Music (TV Series documentary)
- Julian Lennon (1999) ... Herself
 1995 Stern TV (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 29 November 1995 (1995) ... Herself
 1988 Imagine: John Lennon (Documentary)
Herself - John Lennon's first wife
 1986 Hindsight (TV Series documentary)
- The Swinging Sixties (1986) ... Herself
 1985 Bliss (TV Series)
- 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)
Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)

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


5' 3" (1.6 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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


Made friends with May Pang, who lived with John during his mid-70s separation from Yoko Ono, and appreciated May's efforts to get John to spend more time with son Julian. Stayed at May's apartment when she visited New York, in the early 1980s. See more »



Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Recently Viewed