Sunday, May 14, 2017

Powers Boothe Has Died

Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood" and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and in the movies "Tombstone," ''Sin City" and "The Avengers," has died. He was 68.

Boothe's publicist says he died of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles Sunday.

Beau Bridges tweeted the news and called him "a dear friend, great actor, devoted father and husband."

The veteran actor won an Emmy award in 1980 for playing cult leader Jim Jones in the TV movie "Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones." He also had memorable roles playing the ruthless saloon owner Cy Tolliver in "Deadwood," the gunman Curly Bill Brocius in "Tombstone" and the corrupt senator in "Sin City."

A private service will be held in Texas where he was from.


Charlie Sheen said...


Tricia13 said...

I loved him

sandybrook said...


Sarah said...

OMG I loved him on Nashville too! He played Rayna's horrible father. He was such a fun villain. Rest in peace.

Nerd Girl said...

Well...bye (Tombstone quote). Seriously, RIP Mr. Boothe. You were an amazingly talented person.

majik8bong said...

Agents of Shield is cursed....that's two actors who guest starred and then died (Bill Paxton being the other).


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