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

Average career score: 82
Highest Metascore: 93 Deadwood: Season 2
Lowest Metascore: 72 24: Season 7
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 0 out of 8
8 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 3 Sep 29, 2015 Gideon Malick 8.1
tbd Nashville (2012): Season 2 Sep 25, 2013 Lamar Wyatt 8.0
74 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 1 Sep 24, 2013 Gideon Malick 6.7
85 Nashville (2012): Season 1 Oct 10, 2012 Lamar Wyatt / Lamar Wyatt 7.4
72 24: Season 7 Jan 11, 2009 Noah Daniels 8.3
79 24: Season 6 Jan 14, 2007 Noah Daniels 8.0
85 Deadwood: Season 3 Jun 11, 2006 Cy Tolliver 9.2
tbd Justice League Unlimited: Season 5 Sep 17, 2005 Gorilla Grodd / Grodd 8.0
93 Deadwood: Season 2 Mar 6, 2005 Cy Tolliver 9.2
80 Deadwood: Season 1 Mar 21, 2004 Cy Tolliver 9.2
tbd Justice League Unlimited: Season 2 Jul 5, 2003 Gorilla Grodd 8.4
tbd Justice League Unlimited: Season 1 Nov 17, 2001 Gorilla Grodd / Grodd 8.5
88 24: Season 1 Nov 6, 2001 Noah Daniels 8.8