January 6, 1948
May 14, 2017
6 ft 2 in | 188 cm
81 kg | 178 lbs
10 US | 43 EU
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.
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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
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.