Cowboy, World War 3 Veteran Powers Boothe Dies At 68

Powers Boothe left, met RECOiL actor/writer/director Brian DiMaio rear center, on the set of Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones when producer Frank Konigsberg played a prank on director William Graham by telling an unaware DiMaio to dress in a particular costume and walk into frame.

Los Angeles—Actor Powers Boothe, best known for his roles in the films “Tombstone” and “Sin City,” died in his sleep Sunday. He was 68. The cause was not released. 

He won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Jim Jones in CBS’ “Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones.” He also appeared in such TV programs as “Deadwood,” “Nashville” and “Hatfields & McCoys.”

On the big screen, Boothe also appeared in such films as “Red Dawn,” “U Turn,” “RECOiL” and “MacGruber.”

He is survived by his wife, Pam, and two sons.