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Powers Boothe

American actor born 1948, in Snyder, Texas. Leading man of the American stage, TV, and films. He made a strong presence in some films in the 80s, but he was most successful on TV. He won an Emmy award as Best Actor for his performance in the TV movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980). See full bio »

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 2015 Moonbeam City (TV Series)
Mayor Eo Jaxxon
- Glitzotrene: One Town's Seduction (2015) ... Mayor Eo Jaxxon (voice)
 2013 Straight A's
 2012 Hitman: Absolution (Video Game)
Benjamin Travis (voice)
 2012 Guns, Girls and Gambling
The Rancher
 2011 The Looney Tunes Show (TV Series)
Leslie Hunt
- French Fries (2011) ... Leslie Hunt (voice)
- Off-Duty Cop (2011) ... Leslie Hunt (voice)
 2011 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (TV Series)
Dead Justice
- Dead Justice (2011) ... Dead Justice (voice)
 2011/II Tattoo (Short)
The Gambler
 2011 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (TV Series)
 2009 Ben 10: Alien Force (TV Series)
- Singlehanded (2009) ... Sunder (voice)
 2008 24 (TV Movie)
President Noah Daniels
 2008 Mouth of Caddo (Short)
 2008 Turok (Video Game)
Kane (voice)
 2006 Superman: Brainiac Attacks (Video)
Lex Luthor (voice)
 2002-2006 Justice League (TV Series)
Gorilla Grodd / Red Tornado
- Alive! (2006) ... Gorilla Grodd (voice)
- Dead Reckoning (2006) ... Gorilla Grodd (voice)
- To Another Shore (2005) ... Gorilla Grodd (voice)
- I Am Legion (2005) ... Gorilla Grodd (voice)
 2005 Area 51 (Video Game)
Major Bridges (voice)
 2003 Second Nature (TV Movie)
Kelton Reed
 2001 Attila (TV Mini-Series)
Flavius Aetius
 1999 Joan of Arc (TV Mini-Series)
Jacques D'Arc
 1998 The Spree (TV Movie)
Det. Bram Hatcher
 1997 Con Air
Officer at Leaving Ceremony (voice, unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1997 True Women (TV Movie)
Bartlett McClure
 1996 Dalva (TV Movie)
 1994 Blue Sky
Vince Johnson
 1993 Angely smerti
 1992 Wild Card (TV Movie)
 1990 By Dawn's Early Light (TV Movie)
 1990 Stalingrad
General Cuikov
 1990 Voyager: The Grand Tour (Short)
 1988 Sapphire Man (Short)
 1981 Southern Comfort
 1980 A Cry for Love (TV Movie)
Tony Bonnell
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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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I've been fortunate in my career to have the opportunity to pick and choose the parts I play. I've also been lucky to always be involved with quality actors, quality directors, quality writers. See more »


During the 1980 actor's boycott, he was one of the few nominees to attend the Emmy Awards ceremony, and the only winner to accept his award in person. See more »


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