Vale: Powers Boothe

Enigmatic US actor Powers Boothe, best known for Sin City, Agents of SHIELD and Nashville, has died, aged 68.

He died in his sleep of natural causes, Variety reports.

Boothe enjoyed a varied career on screen.

He appeared in several comic book shows and movies, portraying Senator Roark in Sin City and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Film credits also included The Avengers,  Red Dawn, The Emerald Forest, Tombstone and Nixon.

He played Gideon Malick for 11 episodes on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., former mayor Lamar Wyatt on 26 episodes of Nashville, and a Vice President Daniels on 24.

Other credits TV included Hatfields & McCoys, Deadwood, Ben 10: Alien Force, Joan of Arc, Philip Marlowe Private Eye, Justice League and Moonbeam City.

He won an Emmy for Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones.

“I’ve been fortunate in my career to have the opportunity to pick and choose the parts I play. I’ve also been lucky to always be involved with quality actors, quality directors, quality writers,” he once said.

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