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 turns as Cy Tolliver on Deadwood, as "Curly Bill" Brocious in Tombstone, as well as Vice-President Noah Daniels on 24 and as the voice of Gorilla Grodd in the DC Animated Universe. He currently stars as Lamar Wyatt in the ABC musical drama series Nashville.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Powers Boothe.


1948 Birth Born on June 1, 1948.


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 Additionally, he appeared in the 1990 CBS-TV film Family of Spies, in which he played traitor Navy Officer John Walker.
1993 45 Years Old Boothe portrayed Curly Bill Brocius in the hit 1993 Western Tombstone, the disloyal senior Army officer in Blue Sky (opposite Jessica Lange's Oscar-winning performance), and the sinister lead terrorist in Sudden Death. … 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 miniseries Attila. … Read More
2005 57 Years Old He is the voice of one of the characters in the 2005 video game Area 51 and of 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 Turok. … Read More
In 2012, Boothe appeared in Joss Whedon's The Avengers in a secretive role as a shadowy governmental superior to S.H.I.E.L.D. in 2015-16, he reprised the role, now named Gideon Malick, in ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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