Powers Boothe, Villain in ‘Deadwood’ & Other TV & Movies, Dead

An actor known for portraying villains has died.

FOX’s Jacqueline Karl has more:

He often played the bad guy in movies and on TV. Character actor Powers Boothe has died. His publicist says Boothe died of natural causes at his home in L.A. yesterday.

Boothe won an Emmy in 1980 for playing cult leader Jim Jones in a TV movie about the mass suicide at Jones’ compound in Guyana…

Boothe also played villains in TV’s “Deadwood ” and in the movies “Tombstone,” “Sin City” and “The Avengers.”

Powers Boothe was 68.

Jacquelyn Karl, FOX News.

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