Powers Boothe

Powers Boothe

Highest Rated: 81% The Emerald Forest (1985)

Lowest Rated: 10% Joan of Arc (1999)

Birthday: Jun 01, 1948

Birthplace: Snyder, Texas, USA

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 from "Red Dawn" (1984) and "Nixon" (1995) to "Deadwood" (HBO, 2004-06), "24" (Fox, 2001-2010) and "The Avengers" (2012) and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." (ABC 2013- ). 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 country music drama "Nashville" (ABC/CMT 2012- ), as well as significant supporting 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. His death at the age of 68 on May 14, 2017 brought to an end a compelling career.


Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet No Score Yet Hatfields & Mccoys Judge Valentine Hatfield (Character) - 2016
43% 44% Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Senator Roark (Character) $13.8M 2014
No Score Yet 39% Straight A's Father (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 29% Guns, Girls and Gambling The Rancher (Character) - 2011
48% 35% MacGruber Col. Faith (Character) $8.5M 2010
80% 67% 24: Redemption President Noah Daniels (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 46% Nick Nolte: No Exit Self - 2008
No Score Yet 10% Edison and Leo George T. Edison (Voice) - 2008
25% 67% The Final Season Jim Van Scoyoc (Character) $1.2M 2007
No Score Yet 60% Superman: Brainiac Attacks Unknown (Voice) - 2006
77% 78% Sin City Senator Rourk (Character) $74.1M 2005
No Score Yet 11% Second Nature Kelton Reed (Character) - 2003
74% 78% Frailty Agent Wesley Doyle (Character) $13.1M 2002
No Score Yet 67% Attila Unknown (Character) - 2001
42% 81% Men of Honor Captain Pullman (Character) $48.8M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Crime of Passion Unknown (Character) - 1999
10% 57% Joan of Arc Jacques D'Arc (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Spree Det. Bram Hatcher (Character) - 1998
61% 62% U-Turn Sheriff Potter (Character) $6.6M 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dalva Sam (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet 8% Mutant Species Frost (Character) - 1995
50% 39% Sudden Death Joshua Foss (Character) $20.2M 1995
75% 74% Nixon Alexander Haig (Character) $13.7M 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Web of Deception Dr. Philip Benesch (Character) - 1994
79% 58% Blue Sky Vince Johnson (Character) $2.5M 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marked for Murder Mace `'Sandman'` Moutron (Character) - 1993
74% 94% Tombstone Curly Bill Brocious (Character) $55.9M 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wild Card Preacher (Character) - 1992
45% 55% Rapid Fire Mace Ryan (Character) $13.6M 1992
No Score Yet 75% By Dawn's Early Light Cassidy (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Into the Homeland Jackson Swallow (Character) - 1987
70% 59% Extreme Prejudice Cash Bailey (Character) $9.9M 1987
81% 78% The Emerald Forest Bill Markham (Character) $24M 1985
46% 65% Red Dawn Lt. Col. Andrew 'Andy' Tanner (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet 30% A Breed Apart Mike Walker (Character) - 1984
79% 76% Southern Comfort Hardin (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Cry for Love Tony Bonnell (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cold Eye (My Darling, Be Careful) Unknown (Character) - 1980


95% 90% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Unknown (Guest Star) 2015-2016
90% 70% Nashville Lamar Wyatt (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hatfields & McCoys Wall Hatfield (Character) 2012
No Score Yet 71% The Looney Tunes Show Leslie Hunt (Guest Voice) 2011
No Score Yet 100% Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Dead Justice (Guest Voice) 2011
87% 84% 24 Vice President Noah Daniels (Guest Star) 2007
92% 96% Deadwood Cy Tolliver (Character) 2004-2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Attila Unknown (Character) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Joan of Arc Unknown (Character) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet True Women Unknown (Character) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family of Spies the Walker Spy Ring Unknown (Character) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones Unknown (Character) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet FREE HBO: Deadwood Cy Tolliver (Character)


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