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Actor Powers Boothe died at 68


Powers Boothe, an actor known for his roles in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "Sin City," has died at 68, reports CNN.

The actor passed away in his sleep on Sunday from natural causes and a private service will be held in his home state of Texas.

Boothe starred as Senator Roark in the "Sin City" franchise and as Gideon Malick in Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."  

Many actors have taken to Twitter to mourn the actor's passing. 

The tributes poured in on social media on Sunday night. 

Powers was the first person to attend college in his family after growing up on a cotton farm in western Texas. He received a fellowship for a graduate program at Southern Methodist University. 

His acting career began on the stage in the 1970s with the Oregon Shakespeare Company before landing a role on Broadway in a comedy called "Lone Star" in 1980. 

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