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Powers Boothe, RIP

You guys know how much I love character actors.

Sadly, another one has passed on – Powers Boothe.  Yesterday, of natural causes.

He’s one of those guys whom I had difficulty remembering his name, but loved his work.

Most of you probably remember him as ‘Curly’ Bill Brocius from the epic film Tombstone.

But he was so much more.

Jim Jones, Sin City, The Avengers, Deadwood, Agents of Shield, Nashville, Red Dawn, and 24 among many others.  He did the voice-over for Con Air.

I’ll always have a fondness for Philip Marlowe-Private Eye and Rapid Fire (wherein he played opposite Brandon Lee).

You will indeed be missed.


About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.


5 thoughts on “Powers Boothe, RIP

  1. Great actor in a lot of great movies. My favorite though has to be the downed fighter pilot in Red Dawn.

    Posted by Wilson | May 15, 2017, 7:40 am
  2. Excellent! I don’t remember him being ‘bad’ (or walking through a role) in anything.
    As always, great to see you.

    Posted by guffaw1952 | May 15, 2017, 7:45 am
  3. I always enjoyed his work, whenever I happened to see him.

    Posted by Rev. Paul | May 15, 2017, 9:08 am
  4. Really sorry to hear this. He was one of my favorites as a strong character actor. Never saw him just show up; he was always a big presence on screen.

    Posted by SiGraybeard | May 15, 2017, 3:08 pm

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