Powers Boothe, a character actor on the small and big screen, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 68.
Boothe died in his sleep Sunday morning of natural causes, his rep tells Variety.
Boothe appeared in several comic book shows and movies, portraying Senator Roark in "Sin City" and it's sequel "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" (pictured above). He also had a small role in "The Avengers."
He also played Gideon Malick for eleven episodes on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." As a voice actor, he voiced Gorilla Grodd and Red Tornado on the animated "Justice League" series.
His talents weren't only limited to genre material. He played former mayor Lamar Wyatt on 26 episodes of the country drama "Nashville," as well as Judge "Wall" Hatflied on "Hatfields & McCoys." Prior to that, he played saloon owner Cy Tolliver on "Deadwood" and Vice President Daniels on "24."
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Powers Boothe throughout his life
Powers Boothe throughout his life
Powers Boothe, ca.1984. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Actor Powers Boothe in a scene from the movie 'The Emerald Forest', 1985. (Photo by Stanley Bielecki Movie Collection/Getty Images)
Actor Powers Boothe attends the nominees reception for 10th Annual ACE Awards on December 6, 1988 at Le Dome Restaurant in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Powers Boothe and Rebecca De Mornay during Premiere of 'By Dawn's Early Light' at Directors Guild in West Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Powers Boothe & son Preston during Joe Somebody Premiere at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by J. P. Aussenard/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD - SEPTEMBER 20: Actor Powers Boothe (L) and daughter Parisse Boothe arrives at the film premiere of 'Ladder 49' at El Capitan Theatre on September 20, 2004 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images)
Actor Powers Boothe and wife Pamela Cole attend Second Annual Screen Actor's Guild of America Awards on February 24, 1996 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 3: Actors Powers Boothe (L) and Kim Dickens attend HBO's Telefilm Premiere of 'Deadwood' at Grauman's Chinese Theater on March 3, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)
Powers Boothe at the The Director's Guild Of America in West Hollywood, CA (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)
Powers Boothe and daughter during HBO's Rome Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet at Wadsworth Theater in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
Powers Boothe during 'I Walk the Line: A Night for Johnny Cash' - Day 2 - Arrivals at Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Powers Boothe during AFI Awards Luncheon - Arrivals in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Powers Boothe during HBO's Annual Pre-Golden Globes Private Reception at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 12: Director Walter Hill (L) and actor Powers Boothe attend the Golden Boot Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 12, 2006 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Powers Boothe and guest during 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Actor Powers Boothe (of HBO's 'Deadwood') (R) and guest arrive at the HBO Post Emmy Party held at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center on August 27, 2006 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 25: Actor Powers Boothe (R) attends the 17th Annual Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Gala held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on February 25, 2007 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Chad Buchanan/Getty Images)
Powers Boothe and guest during HBO Hosts a Screen Actors Guild Awards After Party at Spago in Beverly Hills, California, United States. ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
Powers Boothe during Al Pacino Honored with 35th Annual AFI Life Achievement Award - Arrivals at Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 28: Powers Boothe and Parisse Boothe arrive to the World Premiere of 'The Kennedys' at The Academy Theater on March 28, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
TARZANA, CA - JUNE 13: Actor Powers Boothe attends the 2nd Annual SAG Foundation Golf Classic at El Caballero Country Club on June 13, 2011 in Tarzana, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 21: Powers Boothe attends the premiere of History Channel's 'Hatfields & McCoys' held at the Milk Studios on May 21, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 27: (L-R) Actors Charles Esten, Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Powers Boothe and Robert Wisdom speak onstage at the 'Nashville' panel during the Disney/ABC Television Group portion of the 2012 Summer TCA Tour on July 27, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE - 'Someday You'll Call My Name' - Rayna immerses herself in her kids' lives and her husband's campaign, and is sobered to learn that she and Teddy are facing financial ruin; Juliette offers Deacon an exclusive contract to write and tour with her; and Juliette's troubled mother, Jolene, re-enters her daughter's life in dramatic fashion. Meanwhile, Scarlett and Gunnar's big break with Watty is threatened, on 'Nashville,' WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Katherine Bomboy-Thornton/ABC via Getty Images)
NASHVILLE - 'We Live in Two Different Worlds' - Rayna and Teddy's relationship is tested when Rayna performs with Deacon at Teddy's campaign fundraiser and a woman from Teddy's past (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) shows up with a secret. Meanwhile, Juliette tries to burnish her image with an appearance on 'Good Morning America' and is interviewed by Robin Roberts; Gunnar makes a connection with his publisher's assistant, Hailey; and Teddy and Coleman agree to take the moral high ground during the campaign -- but will it last? 'Nashville' airs WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Katherine Bomboy-Thornton/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Actor Powers Boothe arrives at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Actor Powers Boothe arrives at the History Channel Pre-Emmy Party at Soho House on September 22, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
NASHVILLE - The 'Nashville' Premiere Party was held at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The cast and crew gathered together, along with Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, to celebrate the premiere with a viewing party. (Photo by Jon LeMay/ABC via Getty Images)
POWERS BOOTHE, PAMELA COLE
NASHVILLE - 'My Heart Would Know' - A personal crisis in Nashville causes Rayna to leave the tour in New York City before her sold-out concert with Juliette, but for Juliette, the show must go on. Jolene stakes a claim on her sober counselor Dante as Juliette gets closer to him personally and professionally, and Deacon doesn't like the woman Juliette has become and tells her point-blank. Gunnar declares the next 24 hours a 'Scarlett O'Connor party' to celebrate her success, and she brings Will along to join the fun. Meanwhile Avery becomes a roadie for Juliette, and secrets involving the men in Rayna's life see the light of day, on 'Nashville,' WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Katherine Bomboy-Thornton/ABC via Getty Images)
CONNIE BRITTON, POWERS BOOTHE
NASHVILLE - 'I Saw the Light' - Rayna takes her children and sister with her on tour in NYC, but Rayna doesn't like the influence Juliette is having on her daughters. Meanwhile Dante gives Juliette some career guidance that helps her see him in a whole new way; Deacon's feelings for Stacey force him to reconsider his life on the road; a hunky new neighbor, Will (Chris Carmack), befriends Gunnar and Scarlett; Gunnar is thrown by Scarlett's hiding information from him; Lamar threatens Peggy; and Avery jeopardizes his own future, on 'Nashville,' WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Katherine Bomboy-Thorton/ABC via Getty Images)
POWERS BOOTHE, KIMBERLY WILLIAMS-PAISLEY
NASHVILLE - 'You're No Angel Yourself' - Rayna leaves Juliette in a lurch when she decides she needs to cancel the remainder of the tour. Teddy proposes to Peggy and asks her to be discreet around the girls, but when Maddie sees her grandmother's ring hanging from Peggy's neck, the charade is up. She is confused and hurt and finds herself turning to an unlikely friend. Tandy uncovers more troubling information about Rayna and her mother's death, but her attempt to share the discovery with Rayna is hijacked by Maddie's reaction to Teddy and Peggy's engagement. Deacon discovers that he has more in common with Megan than just his case in 'Nashville,' WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Mark Levine/ABC via Getty Images)
JUDITH HOAG, MAISY STELLA, POWERS BOOTHE, CONNIE BRITTON, LENNON STELLA
NASHVILLE - 'Too Far Gone' - Juliette's new song, 'Don't Put Dirt on My Grave Just Yet,' catches the ear of a high-powered, hit-making producer, Howie V (Michael Chernus, 'Orange is the New Black'). He wants to make her a superstar and brings her to Los Angeles to record, but marginalizes Glenn in the process. Meanwhile, Rayna takes charge with stoicism in the aftermath of of recent events, and Scarlett feels lost and alone but finds Liam to be a receptive confidante, on 'Nashville,' WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Mark Levine/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09: Powers Boothe arrives at EPIX & USC Host An Evening With John Milius at USC Norris Theatre on January 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for EPIX)
BURBANK, CA - JUNE 09: Actor Powers Boothe, attends the Screen Actor's Guild Foundation's 5th Annual 'Actors Fore Actors' Los Angeles Golf Classic at Lakeside Golf Club on June 9, 2014 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for SAG Foundation)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 07: Powers Boothe and Jon Voight attend the Republican Jewish Coalition Summer Gala at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on June 7, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 11: Powers Boothe attends the premiere of 'Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me' at Pacific Design Center on November 11, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/WireImage)
MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. - Paradise Lost - S.H.I.E.L.D. hunts for information on their dangerous new enemy, and a shameful secret from Malicks past is exposed, threatening to destroy his Hydra legacy, on Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., TUESDAY, APRIL 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Justin Lubin/ABC via via Getty Images)
BETHANY JOY LENZ, POWERS BOOTHE
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Actor Powers Boothe attends the 26th annual Night Of 100 Stars Oscar viewing party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 12: Actor Powers Boothe (L) and son Preston Allen attend The World Premiere of Marvel's 'Captain America: Civil War' at Dolby Theatre on April 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney)
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Actor Beau Bridges tweeted news of Boothe's passing on Sunday.
It's with great sadness that I mourn the passing of my friend Powers Boothe. A dear friend, great actor, devoted father & husband.
"It's with great sadness that I mourn the passing of my friend Powers Boothe. A dear friend, great actor, devoted father & husband."
In 1980, Boothe took home the Emmy for lead actor in a limited series or special for playing infamous cult leader Jim Jones in "Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones."
His other notable film roles included "Red Dawn," "The Emerald Forest," "Tombstone" and Oliver Stone's "Nixon," in which he played Alexander Haig.
Born in Snyder, Texas, Boothe joined the Oregon Shakespeare Festival after graduating from college and worked in theater before moving to film and television.
According to reps, 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. Donations can be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation, which honors the nation's defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need.