68 (passed away May. 14th, 2017)
Jun. 1st, 1948
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Powers Allen Boothe was an American television and film actor, known for Deadwood, 24, Nashville, Hatfields & McCoys, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
- His first film role was as a Bolivian bandito in the 1969 classic, "Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid". He had no lines and did not receive a credit.
- 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).
- He earned an MFA from Southern Methodist University and went on to become a resident actor at the Oregon Shakespeare Company.
- He was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in March 2009 in Austin, Tx.
- Has Native American ancestry.
- 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.
- Father of 'Parisse Boothe' (qv).
- Born to Merrill Vestal Boothe and his wife Emily Kathryn Reeves.