Powers Boothe

Powers Boothe is a television and movie actor.

A native of Texas with extensive stage experience, Boothe first came to prominence in 1980 playing the title role in the CBS-TV movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story Of Jim Jones. Boothe's portrayal of the crazed cult leader received critical acclaim. In Time Magazine's story on the production, Boothe was praised: "There is one extraordinary performance. A young actor named Powers Boothe captures all the charisma and evil of 'Dad', Jim Jones." Boothe won an Emmy Award for his role, beating out veterans Henry Fonda and Jason Robards.

During the actors' strike in the fall of 1980, he was one of the few who showed up at the ceremonies to claim his prize. He said at the time, "this may be either the bravest moment of my career or the dumbest." He joined the ranks of Humphrey Bogart and other actors when he portrayed Philip Marlowe in a series of short films for HBO in 1983-1986. He also gave several fine performances in other films like Southern Comfort, A Breed Apart, Red Dawn, The Emerald Forest, and Extreme Prejudice, as well as HBO films like Into The Homeland and By Dawn's Early Light. However, his most lauded subsequent performance was in the 1990 CBS-TV film Family Of Spies where he played traitor Navy Officer John Walker.

Most recently, Boothe has played a featured role as brothel-owner Cy Tolliver on the HBO series Deadwood. Mister Boothe has a daughter who is also an acclaimed actress.


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Mister Boothe has a daughter who is also an acclaimed actress. His last movie, World for Ransom, was released in 1954. Most recently, Boothe has played a featured role as brothel-owner Cy Tolliver on the HBO series Deadwood. Bruce died in 1953, aged 57, in Santa Monica, California. However, his most lauded subsequent performance was in the 1990 CBS-TV film Family Of Spies where he played traitor Navy Officer John Walker. There were 14 films made and he also played Watson on the radio. He also gave several fine performances in other films like Southern Comfort, A Breed Apart, Red Dawn, The Emerald Forest, and Extreme Prejudice, as well as HBO films like Into The Homeland and By Dawn's Early Light. But for millions of fans, Bruce was the definitive Watson.

He said at the time, "this may be either the bravest moment of my career or the dumbest." He joined the ranks of Humphrey Bogart and other actors when he portrayed Philip Marlowe in a series of short films for HBO in 1983-1986. Holmes purists objected that Watson in the books was an intelligent and capable person, just not a super detective, and that the Bruce portrayal made him seem dimmer and more bumbling than he was. During the actors' strike in the fall of 1980, he was one of the few who showed up at the ceremonies to claim his prize. Watson in the Sherlock Holmes series beginning in 1939 with his good friend Basil Rathbone. A young actor named Powers Boothe captures all the charisma and evil of 'Dad', Jim Jones." Boothe won an Emmy Award for his role, beating out veterans Henry Fonda and Jason Robards. He played buffoonish, fuzzy-minded gentlemen and his signature role was that of Dr. In Time Magazine's story on the production, Boothe was praised: "There is one extraordinary performance. During his career he worked on 77 movies, including Treasure Island, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Lassie Come Home, The Corn is Green, and Bwana Devil.

Boothe's portrayal of the crazed cult leader received critical acclaim. In 1934 he moved to Hollywood. A native of Texas with extensive stage experience, Boothe first came to prominence in 1980 playing the title role in the CBS-TV movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story Of Jim Jones. In 1920 he began his career on stage and eight years later started working in silent films. Powers Boothe is a television and movie actor. He was severely wounded in World War I and spent most of the war in a wheelchair. The son of a baronet, he was born in Ensenada, Mexico, where his parents were on vacation.

Watson in a series of films starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes. William Nigel Bruce (September 4, 1895 - October 8, 1953), usually credited as Nigel Bruce, was a British character actor, best known as Dr.

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