Powers Boothe

Born Jun 1, 1948

Powers Allen Boothe is an American television and film actor. Some of his most notable roles include his Emmy-winning 1980 portrayal of Jim Jones and his turn as Cy Tolliver on Deadwood, as well as Vice-President Noah Daniels on 24.

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1948 Birth Born on June 1, 1948.


1972 24 Years Old He resides in Los Angeles, where he raises racing quarter horses. He attended Texas State University (then Southwest Texas State College) in San Marcos as an undergraduate, where he joined Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and received his Master of Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University in Dallas in 1972. … Read More
1974 26 Years Old His New York stage debut was in the 1974 Lincoln Center production of Richard III. … Read More


1980 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Boothe first came to national attention in 1980, playing Jim Jones in the CBS-TV movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones. … Read More
1987 39 Years Old Powers Boothe made an appearance during the 1987 Celebrity Golf Challenge for Charity where he made the current long drive record for celebrities of 490 yards. … Read More


1990 42 Years Old He also appeared in the 1990 CBS-TV film Family of Spies, in which he played traitor Navy Officer John Walker. … Read More


2001 53 Years Old In 2001, he starred as Flavius Aëtius, the Roman general in charge of stopping the Hun invasion in the made-for-TV mini-series Attila. … Read More
2005 57 Years Old He is the voice of one of the characters in the 2005 video game Area 51 and Gorilla Grodd, the hyper-intelligent telepathic supervillain in Justice League and Justice League Unlimited.


2008 60 Years Old 1 More Event
He voiced the villain, Kane, in the 2008 video game entitled Turok. … Read More
2012 64 Years Old In 2012, Boothe appeared in Joss Whedon's "The Avengers (2012 film)" in a secretive role as a shadowy governmental superior to S.H.I.E.L.D. Boothe was also cast as Lamar Wyatt in the ABC musical drama series Nashville.
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