Nick Powell, also credited as Nicholas Powell, is a champion swordsman who has trained many Hollywood actors, including Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe and Mel Gibson. Powell served as stunt co-ordinator for Muppet Treasure Island, and performed the right hand of Kermit the Frog (as Captain Abraham Smollett) during his swordfight with Long John Silver.

Expert in martial arts as well as weaponry, Powell's credits as a stunt performer include Batman, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and Judge Dredd. As a stunt coordinator or swordsmaster, his resume includes Braveheart, Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet, The Mummy, The Last Samurai, Gladiator, Cinderella Man, and 28 Days Later.

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