Powers Boothe

Powers Boothe

Age
66
Birthday
Jun. 1st, 1948
Born in
Snyder, Texas, USA
Height
6' 1 1/2"

Powers Boothe's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Deadwood TV Show
Deadwood
National Geographic Specials TV Show
National Geographic Specials
Philip Marlowe, Private Eye TV Show
Philip Marlowe, Private Eye
Skag TV Show
Skag
Dalva TV Show
Dalva
 

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
2010 - MacGruber
2007 - The Final Season
2005 - Sin City
2001 - Frailty
2000 - Men of Honor
1997 - Con Air
1995 - Nixon
1995 - Sudden Death
1993 - Tombstone
1992 - Rapid Fire
1987 - Extreme Prejudice
1985 - The Emerald Forest
1984 - Red Dawn
1981 - Southern Comfort
1980 - Cruising
1977 - The Goodbye Girl

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Lamar Wyatt
24
Vice President Noah Daniels
14
Gorilla Grodd (Voiced)
9
Leslie Hunt (Voiced)
2
Sunder (Voiced)
1
Sunder (Voiced)
1
Dead Justice (Voiced)
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

American actor born 1948, in Snyder, Texas. Leading man of the American stage, TV, and films. He made a strong presence in some films in the 80s, but he was most successful on TV. He won an Emmy award as Best Actor for his performance in the TV movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980) (TV).


TRIVIA:
  • Born to Merrill Vestal Boothe and his wife Emily Kathryn Reeves.
  • He earned an MFA from Southern Methodist University and went on to become a resident actor at the Oregon Shakespeare Company.
  • During the 1980 actor's strike, he was one of the few nominees to attend the Emmy Awards ceremony, and the only winner to accept his award in person.
  • He was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in March 2009 in Austin, Tx.
  • Father of 'Parisse Boothe' (qv).
  • In September of 1980, in an act of defiance, he showed up at the Emmy Awards ceremony to collect the award he had won for playing Jim Jones. The Screen Actors Guild was in the middle of a strike and members boycotted the ceremony until the strike was settled. He was the only winner in an acting category who showed up. The incident was referenced in the 'James L. Brooks' (qv) film, _I'll Do Anything (1994)_ (qv).
  • He was named after a friend of his father's that was killed in World War II.
  • For his role on _Tombstone (1993)_ (qv), he was trained by renowned Hollywood Gun Coach 'Thell Reed' (qv), who has also trained such actors as: 'Kurt Russell (I)' (qv), 'Val Kilmer' (qv), 'Bill Paxton' (qv), 'Sam Elliot' (qv), 'Michael Biehn' (qv), 'Brad Pitt' (qv), 'Girard Swan' (qv) and 'Leonardo DiCaprio' (qv).


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