reblog: Goodbye Powers Boothe

Reblogged from Shades Of Noir :


I am saddened by the recent news of the passing of actor Powers Boothe. He had a long and varied acting career appearing on television and the big screen.  His was a face recognized by many, but perhaps his name was not as well known. As a fan of his work I knew his name. Of all the characters that he portrayed I have two clear favorites, Philip Marlowe and Gideon Malick.



In the mid 1980’s Powers Boothe brilliantly portrayed Raymond Chandler’s iconic private eye Philip Marlowe. Two all too brief seasons of the show Philip Marlowe, Private Eye aired on HBO in 1983 and 1986. Powers Boothe seemed born to play this role. He excelled at playing the




7 thoughts on “reblog: Goodbye Powers Boothe

  1. So sorry to hear he’s gone – he was great as heroes and villains and even better when he was something in between, which is the hardest of the three to play. He will be missed.

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