BREAKING NEWS: Powers Boothe, ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ And ‘Sin City’ Actor, Dies at 68
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Powers Boothe, a character actor who appeared in films like Sin City and TV shows including Deadwoodand Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., died Sunday morning in his sleep of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles. He was 68.
Boothe, who grew up on a farm in the Lone Star State, began his acting career in the theater, playing in a number of Shakespearean productions including Henry IV. He made his Broadway debut in the late 1970s in Lone Star & Pvt. Wars.
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 won that award during an actors strike and chose to cross the picket line to accept his trophy, saying, “This may be either the bravest moment of my career or the dumbest.
(Source: The Hollywood Reporter)
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