skip navigation
Powers Boothe

Powers Boothe

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

 
 

Attila (2000)... Two powerful empires collide when the Huns and the Romans do battle for... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Heroes Of War... Men Of Honor (2000)Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Robert De Niro "deliver powerhouse... more info $19.98was $19.98 Buy Now

MacGruber DVD ... Get ready for some explosive laughter when special ops hero MacGruber takes on a... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Sudden Death... During a Stanley Cup finals game in Pittsburgh, the Vice President of the United... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Sin City DVD ... The men are bad, the women are beautiful, and the streets are unforgiving in... more info $9.98was $9.98 Buy Now

Frailty DVD ... Bill Paxton makes his directorial debut with this stunning Southern Gothic... more info $9.98was $9.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Powers Allen Boothe Died:
Born: June 1, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Snyder, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ... actor painter
RATE AND COMMENT

BIOGRAPHY

A dependable character actor for over three decades, Emmy winner Powers Boothe lent grit to powerful men on both sides of the moral fence in a variety of diverse projects like "Red Dawn" (1984), "Nixon" (1995), "Deadwood" (HBO, 2004-06), "24" (Fox, 2001-2010) and "The Avengers" (2012). Boothe made an indelible impression on audiences with his first major screen role as the deranged Reverend Jim Jones in "Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones" (CBS, 1980) before making the leap to features with Walter Hill's "Southern Comfort" (1981). He soon became a favorite for directors like Hill and Oliver Stone, who cast Boothe as flinty bad guys in "Extreme Prejudice" (1987), "U Turn" (1990) and "Nixon" (1995). "Deadwood" brought him back to prominence with his complex turn as a brutal but emotionally wounded brothel owner, which in turn led to high-profile parts on "24" and significant smaller roles in "Sin City" (2005) and "The Avengers" (2012). Boothe's tough exterior and talent for intimate drama made him one of the most in-demand character actors in Hollywood.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute