How many times did William Powell play Florenz Ziegfeld? July 29, 2020October 14, 2012 by Pamela Landy William Powell played Florenz Ziegfeld twice: in The Great Ziegfeld (1936), and in Ziegfeld Follies (1945). Related Answers What was the first year of The Ziegfeld Follies? What were the measurements of the perfect Ziegfeld Follies Girl? How many times did Charles Laughton play Captain Kidd? What was the award-winning coffee slogan devised by Dick Powell in Preston Sturges’s Christmas in July (1940)? How many times did Ralph Bellamy play the “other man” with whom Cary Grant had to compete for the heroine’s affections? How many times did Raymond Massey play Abraham Lincoln?