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Powers Boothe


Born - 1 June 1948, Snyder, Texas, USA
Died - 14 May 2017

Tall, powerfully built, heavy-headed American actor with wispy brown hair and loweringly charismatic presence. Besides a less than satisfactory film career, he distinguished himself in the theatre and made the best Philip Marlowe for some time in two popular TV series from Raymond Chander's novels, although he also expressed a fondness for villainous roles. His films included The Goodbye Girl (1977), Southern Comfort (1981), Red Dawn (1984), The Emerald Forest (1985), Extreme Prejudice (1987), Blue Sky (1991), Tombstone (1993), Sudden Death (1995), U Turn/Stray Dogs (1997), Men of Honor (2000), Frailty (2002), Sin City (2005), The Final Season (2007), McGruber (2010), The Avengers (2012) and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014), his last. He died in his sleep.