Sunday, May 14, 2017

Snyder Texas Born Powers Boothe Has Died


Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," 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."

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1 comment:

Kathy G'Maw said...

I have read where his wife of almost 50 years survives, along with their 2 children. I have also read that he and Pam (his first wife) divorced several years ago and he remarried. What is the TRUTH? We were in the same high school at the same time; I was a year ahead of him. His wife Pam Cole was also in school at the same time.