R.I.P. – Powers Boothe Has Passed Away At 68!

Veteran character actor Powers Boothe has passed away at the age of 68. He was best known for portraying bad guys in film and TV.

He died Sunday morning in his sleep due to natural causes at his home in Los Angeles said his rep.

In 1980, Boothe won an Emmy for lead actor in a limited series or special for playing cult leader Jim Jones in CBS’ Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones.

He went on to play all manner of villainous roles including HBO’s Deadwood (2004), Sudden Death (1995), Tombstone (1993), Nixon (1995), 24 with Kiefer Sutherland and more.

Horror fans knew Boothe from his work in Bill Paxton’s Frailty (2001), Mutant Species (1994), Sin City (2005), Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014).

His most recent work included roles on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (2015) and Nashville (2014).

Powers Boothe was a powerhouse actor in every role he appeared in and will be sorely missed.

From all of us here at Horror Patch, our hearts go out to his family & friends and we would like to express our sincere condolences.

R.I.P. POWERS BOOTHE  1948 – 2017

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I am a devoted husband and father. I have been a voracious horror fan since the early age of 5. I watch all horror films but my great loves are classic horror films: Universal Monsters, Werewolves, Hammer Horror and an all around affinity for things that go bump in the night!

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