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Birth information

1 June 1948 Snyder, Texas, USA

Death information

14 May 2017 Los Angeles, California, USA

Given Name

Powers Allen Boothe

How tall is Powers Boothe?

1.88 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Pam Cole

Life Story of Powers Boothe

Incisive, gravelly-voiced screen tough guy Powers Boothe was born on June 1, 1948 in Snyder, Texas, a sharecropper's son. Used to hard physical work "chopping cotton" as a youngster, he went on to become the first member of his family to attend university. He then proceeded to study acting via a fellowship with Southern Methodist University, earning a degree in Fine Arts. His performing career began in repertory with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

In 1974, Boothe arrived in New York after theatrical stints in Connecticut and Philadelphia. It took another five years before he made his breakthrough on Broadway as a swaggering Texas cowboy in James McLure's comedy play "Lone Star". His Emmy-winning performance as Reverend Jim Jones in the miniseries Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980) led to a permanent move to Los Angeles. Lucrative screen offers followed and Boothe became firmly established as a leading actor after being well cast as Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983), HBO's first drama series, set in 1930s Los Angeles.

Though his portfolio of characters would eventually comprise assorted sheriffs, military brass...

Significant features of Powers Boothe

Frequently played authority figures, military or government agents or clergy
Piercing dark eyes and long face
Deep gravelly voice

What movies did Powers Boothe play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2016) Gideon Malick, To Appomattox (2015) Albert Sidney Johnston, Moonbeam City (2015) Mayor Eo Jaxxon, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) Senator Roark, Nashville (2014) Lamar Wyatt, Straight A's (2013) Father, Hitman: Absolution (2012) Travis, Guns, Girls and Gambling (2012) The Rancher, Hatfields & McCoys (2012) Judge Valentine 'Wall' Hatfield, The Avengers (2012) World Security Council, The Looney Tunes Show (2011) Leslie Hunt, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2011) Dead Justice, Tattoo (2011) The Gambler, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien...

Birth information

1 June 1948 Snyder, Texas, USA

Death information

14 May 2017 Los Angeles, California, USA

Given Name

Powers Allen Boothe

How tall is Powers Boothe?

1.88 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Pam Cole

Life Story of Powers Boothe

Incisive, gravelly-voiced screen tough guy Powers Boothe was born on June 1, 1948 in Snyder, Texas, a sharecropper's son. Used to hard physical work "chopping cotton" as a youngster, he went on to become the first member of his family to attend university. He then proceeded to study acting via a fellowship with Southern Methodist University, earning a degree in Fine Arts. His performing career began in repertory with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

In 1974, Boothe arrived in New York after theatrical stints in Connecticut and Philadelphia. It took another five years before he made his breakthrough on Broadway as a swaggering Texas cowboy in James McLure's comedy play "Lone Star". His Emmy-winning performance as Reverend Jim Jones in the miniseries Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980) led to a permanent move to Los Angeles. Lucrative screen offers followed and Boothe became firmly established as a leading actor after being well cast as Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983), HBO's first drama series, set in 1930s Los Angeles.

Though his portfolio of characters would eventually comprise assorted sheriffs, military brass...

Significant features of Powers Boothe

Frequently played authority figures, military or government agents or clergy
Piercing dark eyes and long face
Deep gravelly voice

What movies did Powers Boothe play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2016) Gideon Malick, To Appomattox (2015) Albert Sidney Johnston, Moonbeam City (2015) Mayor Eo Jaxxon, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) Senator Roark, Nashville (2014) Lamar Wyatt, Straight A's (2013) Father, Hitman: Absolution (2012) Travis, Guns, Girls and Gambling (2012) The Rancher, Hatfields & McCoys (2012) Judge Valentine 'Wall' Hatfield, The Avengers (2012) World Security Council, The Looney Tunes Show (2011) Leslie Hunt, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2011) Dead Justice, Tattoo (2011) The Gambler, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien...

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Powers Boothe in Nixon - Der Untergang eines Präsidenten (1995)

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

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Powers Boothe in Das Guyana-Massaker (1980)

During the 1980 actor's boycott, he was one of the few nominees to attend the Emmy Awards ceremony, and the only winner to accept his award in person.

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Matthew McConaughey and Powers Boothe in Dämonisch (2001)

The youngest of three sons of Merrill Vestal Boothe and Emily Kathryn Reeves, his family's roots in the American South went back many generations. The family is generally of British Isles (English) ancestry..

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Rebecca De Mornay and Powers Boothe in Condition Red (1990)

His family lived in the American South for many generations, and are generally of British Isles (English) ancestry.

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Al Pacino and Powers Boothe in Cruising (1980)

For his role on Tombstone (1993), he was trained by renowned Hollywood Gun Coach Thell Reed, who has also trained such actors as: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Bill Paxton, Sam Elliot, Michael Biehn, Brad Pitt, Girard Swan and Leonardo DiCaprio.

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Powers Boothe, Charley Boorman, and Dira Paes in Der Smaragdwald (1985)

He was named after a friend of his father's that was killed in World War II.

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Powers Boothe in Der Smaragdwald (1985)

Received his Master's degree in Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University and went on to become a resident actor at the Oregon Shakespeare Company.

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Powers Boothe in Der Smaragdwald (1985)

He was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in Austin, Texas. [March 2009]

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Powers Boothe and William Rodriguez in Der Smaragdwald (1985)

His favorite role was in the science fiction horror film Mutant Species (1994).

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Powers Boothe and Charley Boorman in Der Smaragdwald (1985)

He was a lifelong Republican.

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Sean Penn and Powers Boothe in U-Turn - Kein Weg zurück (1997)

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Sean Penn and Powers Boothe in U-Turn - Kein Weg zurück (1997)

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Kevin Costner, Tom Berenger, and Powers Boothe in Hatfields & McCoys (2012)

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Powers Boothe, Les Lannom, Franklyn Seales, Lewis Smith, etc.

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Powers Boothe and Keith Carradine in Kommando Bravo (1981)

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Powers Boothe, Keith Carradine, Brion James, Alan Autry, Les Lannom, Franklyn Seales, etc.

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Powers Boothe and Fred Ward in Kommando Bravo (1981)

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Powers Boothe, Keith Carradine, and Franklyn Seales in Kommando Bravo (1981)

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Powers Boothe, Brion James, and Fred Ward in Kommando Bravo (1981)

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Powers Boothe in Kommando Bravo (1981)

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Powers Boothe, Keith Carradine, Alan Autry, and Lewis Smith in Kommando Bravo (1981)

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Powers Boothe, Keith Carradine, Alan Autry, T.K. Carter, Les Lannom, Franklyn Seales, etc.

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Powers Boothe, Keith Carradine, and Alan Autry in Kommando Bravo (1981)

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Nick Nolte and Powers Boothe in Ausgelöscht (1987)

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Powers Boothe in Guns and Girls (2012)

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Powers Boothe and Bethany Joy Lenz in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)

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Powers Boothe in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)

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Powers Boothe in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)

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Powers Boothe in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)

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Powers Boothe, Connie Britton, Judith Hoag, Lennon Stella, etc.

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Powers Boothe in Nashville (2012)

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Powers Boothe and Judith Hoag in Nashville (2012)

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Powers Boothe in Nashville (2012)

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