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Powers Boothe

Powers Boothe
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Birth Date

January 6, 1948


May 14, 2017


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



6 ft 2 in | 188 cm


81 kg | 178 lbs

Shoe size

10 US | 43 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Powers Allen Boothe was born in Snyder, Texas, United States, on January 6, 1948, was an American actor.

Young Powers Boothe began his acting career at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

He made his big screen debut in romantic comedy drama film The Goodbye Girl (1977) in role as Richard III Cast.

He got his television debut in NBC drama series Skag (1980) in role as Whalen.

Powers's breakthrough performance came as Jim Jones in CBS television miniseries Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980).

He landed his Broadway debut in a play "Lone Star & Pvt. Wars" (1979) in role as a swaggering Texas cowboy Roy.

Powers Boothe Height and Weight

How tall was Powers Boothe and what was his weight? Powers Boothe's height was 6' 2" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 188 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 178 іn pоunds or 81 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He played Senator Roark in neo-noir crime anthology films:

Sin City (2005)

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

He was nominated for the CableACE Award for Best Actor in a Movie or Miniseries for his role as Jackson Swallow in crime drama film Into the Homeland (1987).

He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role as Alexander Haig in epic historical drama film Nixon (1995).

Southern Comfort (1981) thriller as Corp. Charles Hardin

The Emerald Forest (1985) adventure drama as Bill Markham

Extreme Prejudice (1987) neo-Western action thriller as Cash Bailey

By Dawn's Early Light (1990) thriller disaster as Major Cassidy

Rapid Fire (1992) action crime as Lieutenant Mace Ryan

Tombstone (1993) Western as Bill "Curly Bill" Brocius

Blue Sky (1994) drama as Colonel Vince Johnson

Sudden Death (1995) sports action thriller as Joshua Foss

U Turn (1997) neo-noir crime thriller as Sheriff Virgil Potter

Men of Honor (2000) drama as Captain Pullman

Frailty (2001) psychological thriller as FBI Agent Wesley Doyle

He voiced Lex Luthor in animated superhero film Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006).

He voiced George T. Edison in stop-motion animated film Edison and Leo (2008).

The Avengers (2012) superhero as Gideon Malick

Best TV Shows

He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Jim Jones in CBS television miniseries Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980).

He was nominated for the CableACE Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Presentation for his role as Philip Marlowe in HBO mystery series Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983-1986).

He voiced Gorilla Grodd / Red Tornado in animated series Justice League (2002–2003) and Justice League Unlimited (2005–2006).

He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for his role as Cy Tolliver in HBO Western series Deadwood (2004-2006).

He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Lamar Wyatt in musical soap opera series Nashville (2012-2014).

Family of Spies (1990) drama miniseries as John A. Walker Jr.

Joan of Arc (1999) biographical drama adventure miniseries as Jacques d'Arc

Attila (2001) history miniseries as Flavius Aetius

He played Vice President Noah Daniels in Fox action drama series 24 (2007) and in television film 24: Redemption (2008).

Hatfields & McCoys (2012) History Western miniseries as Judge Valentine 'Wall' Hatfield

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2015-2016) ABC science fiction series as Gideon Malick


Attended Snyder High School.

Graduated from Southern Methodist University, with a degree in Fine Arts.

Graduated from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, with MA in drama.

He was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Southwest Texas State University.

He made his New York stage debut in Lincoln Center production of Richard III (1974).

He was youngest of three sons.

Had British Isles (English) ancestry.

He was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in Austin, Texas (2009).

He won the Golden Boot Award in 2006.

He voiced Roland Kane in video game Turok (2008).

He voiced Sunder in video game Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction (2010).

He voiced Benjamin Travis in video game Hitman: Absolution (2012).

Powers died on May 14, 2017, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69.


He was married to Pamela Cole (1969-2017), they had a daughter, Parisse and a son, Preston.

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