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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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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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 2015 Moonbeam City (TV Series)
Mayor Eo Jaxxon
- Glitzotrene: One Town's Seduction (2015) ... Mayor Eo Jaxxon (voice)
 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
 1994 Blue Sky
Vince Johnson
 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
 1981 Southern Comfort
Hardin
 1980 A Cry for Love (TV Movie)
Tony Bonnell
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Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[accepting his Emmy Award, 1980] This is either the most courageous moment of my career or the stupidest... I also thought long and hard whether or not I would attend, but I came here because this is America and one must do what one believes. I believe in the Academy. I also believe in my fellow actors in their stand. See more »

Trivia:

Father of daughter Parisse Boothe and son Preston Boothe. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays authority figures, military or government agents or clergy See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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