- The world is in mourning following the death of Powers Boothe
- The veteran actor passed on from natural causes
- He died peacefully in his sleep
Known for his role in the films Tombstone, Sin City and The Avengers, veteran actor Powers Boothe has died, he was 68.
He passed away in his sleep on the morning of Sunday May 14 at his Los Angeles home and his spokesperson, Karen Samfilippo released the following statement about his death:
“Unfortunately it is true. Powers died in his sleep this morning of natural causes. There will be a private service held in Texas where he was from. A memorial celebration in his honor is being considered for a future date.”
Boothe will be remembered for also starring in TV shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, 24 and Deadwood. He won an Emmy Award in 1980 for playing cult leader Jim Jones in CBS’ TV movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones. Boothe famously crossed the picket line during an actors’ strike that year to accept the award, reports TV Guide.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Pam, and their two children.
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May his soul rest in peace, amen.
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