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Powers Boothe (1948–2017)


Incisive, gravelly-voiced screen tough guy Powers Boothe was born on June 1, 1948 in Snyder, Texas, a sharecropper's son. Used to hard physical work "chopping cotton" as a youngster, he went on to become the first member of his family to attend university. He then proceeded to study acting via a fellowship with Southern Methodist University, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Sin City
Sin City Senator Roark
(2005)
The Avengers
The Avengers World Security Council
(2012)
Frailty
Frailty FBI Agent Wesley Doyle
(2001)
Tombstone
Tombstone Curly Bill Brocius
(1993)

Filmography

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 2013 Straight A's
Father
 2012 Hitman: Absolution (Video Game)
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)
Sunder
 2009 Ben 10: Alien Force (TV Series)
Sunder
- Singlehanded (2009) ... Sunder (voice)
 2008 24 (TV Movie)
President Noah Daniels
 2008 Mouth of Caddo (Short)
Narrator
 2008 Turok (Video Game)
Kane (voice)
 2006 Superman: Brainiac Attacks (Video)
Lex Luthor (voice)
 2005-2006 Justice League Unlimited (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)
 2002-2003 Justice League (TV Series)
Gorilla Grodd
- Secret Society: Part II (2003) ... Gorilla Grodd (voice)
- Secret Society (2003) ... Gorilla Grodd (voice)
- The Brave and the Bold (2002) ... Gorilla Grodd (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)
Sam
 1993 Angely smerti
 1992 Wild Card (TV Movie)
Preacher
 1990 By Dawn's Early Light (TV Movie)
Cassidy
 1990 Stalingrad
General Cuikov
 1990 Voyager: The Grand Tour (Short)
 1988 Sapphire Man (Short)
Ryan
 1984 Red Dawn
Andy
 1980 A Cry for Love (TV Movie)
Tony Bonnell
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2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

Hell, I've played as many guys who get the girl as I have heavies. I've done love scenes with Jessica Lange [Blue Sky (1994)] and Jennifer Lopez [U Turn (1997)], and I won't kid you, they're fun. See more »

Trivia:

Was the youngest of three sons of Merrill Vestal Boothe and Emily Kathryn Reeves. See more »

Trademark:

Piercing dark eyes and long face See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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