Powers Boothe

Biography: Powers Boothe is an award-winning American actor with a long career in both film and television. Born 1949, in Snyder, Texas, he has made a career as leading man of the American stage, TV, and films. He made a strong presence in some films in the 80s, but he was most successful on TV. He won an Emmy award as Best Actor for his performance in the TV movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980) (TV). Most recently, he appeared as the Vice President on Fox's hit show 24 and played saloon owner Cy Tolliver on the HBO series Deadwood.

Boothe was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Southwest Texas State University. He received his MFA from Southern Methodist University. In September of 1980, in an act of defiance, he showed up at the Emmy Awards ceremony to collect the award he had won for playing Jim Jones. The Screen Actors Guild was in the middle of a strike and members boycotted the ceremony until the strike was settled. Boothe was the only winner in an
Powers Boothe is an award-winning American actor with a long career in both film and television. Born 1949, in Snyder, Texas, he has made a career as leading man of the American stage, TV, and films. He made a strong presence in some films in the 80s, but he was most successful on TV. He won an Emmy award as Best Actor for his performance in the TV movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980) (TV). Most recently, he appeared as the Vice President on Fox's hit show 24 and played saloon owner Cy Tolliver on the HBO series Deadwood.

Boothe was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Southwest Texas State University. He received his MFA from Southern Methodist University.

In September of 1980, in an act of defiance, he showed up at the Emmy Awards ceremony to collect the award he had won for playing Jim Jones. The Screen Actors Guild was in the middle of a strike and members boycotted the ceremony until the strike was settled. Boothe was the only winner in an acting category who showed up. The incident was referenced in the James L. Brooks film, I'll Do Anything (1994).

Among his more memorable films are Red Dawn, Tombstone, Blue Sky, Sin City and Frailty.
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Powers Boothe's Scores

Highest Metascore: 75 Area 51
Lowest Metascore: 72 Area 51
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 game reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
75 Area 51 (PS2) Apr 25, 2005 Voice Actor-Major Bridges / Voice Actor-Major Bridges 8.4
72 Area 51 (XBOX) Apr 25, 2005 Voice Actor-Major Bridges / Voice Actor-Major Bridges 7.8