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Powers Boothe

Fresh from his success on Hatfields & McCoys, Powers Boothe takes on the role of the powerful and conniving father to Rayna Jaymes on Nashville. A career actor on the big screen and small, Boothe is best known for his roles as the President on 24, Cy Tolliver on Deadwood, and his Emmy-Award winning performance in the title role of the telefilm Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones.

A native Texan, in 2009 Boothe was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame. He began his career after college in residence at the Oregon Shakespeare Company, before branching out into television and films. He's played many key roles in feature films, including Guns, Girls & Gambling, MacGruber, Robert Rodriguez' Sin City, Oliver Stone's Nixon, Men of Honor, Tony Richardson's Blue Sky, Tombstone, John Milius' Red Dawn and many others.

On television he helmed the series Phillip Marlowe: Private Eye and starred in numerous miniseries, among them Atilla, Joan of Arc, True Women and Family of Spies. He's also lent his voice to the animated hits Ben 10, Justice League and The Looney Tunes Show.

A father of two and married since 1969, Boothe currently lives in Nashville.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2012.
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Powers Boothe Facts

BirthdayJune 1, 1949 (74)
BirthplaceSnyder, Texas, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.