Powers Boothe

Powers Boothe

68 (passed away May. 14th, 2017)
Jun. 1st, 1948
Born in
Snyder, Texas
6' 2

Powers Boothe's Main TV Roles

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

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
2012 - The Avengers
2010 - MacGruber
2007 - The Final Season
2005 - Sin City
2001 - Frailty
2000 - Men of Honor
1997 - Con Air
1995 - Nixon
1995 - Sudden Death
1994 - Blue Sky
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
Vice President Noah Daniels
Gorilla Grodd (Voiced)
Leslie Hunt (Voiced)
Sunder (Voiced)
Sunder (Voiced)
Dead Justice (Voiced)
Mayor Eo Jaxxon (Voiced)
[Complete List]


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.

  • He earned an MFA from Southern Methodist University and went on to become a resident actor at the Oregon Shakespeare Company.
  • Born to Merrill Vestal Boothe and his wife Emily Kathryn Reeves.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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 a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Southwest Texas State University.
  • Has Native American ancestry.
  • 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.

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