Powers Allen Boothe is an American television and film actor. Some of his most notable roles include his Emmy-winning 1980 portrayal of Jim Jones in Guyana Tragedy The Story of Jim Jones and his turns . Enjoy Powers Boothe’s best quotes below.
“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.”
“I think I’m pretty politically informed, and I find myself watching Senate hearings on C-SPAN.”
“I wanted to be in ‘The Emerald Forest.’ I chased that one for six months before it all came about. I wanted to work with John Boorman!”
“The first 10 years I was a professional actor, I did Shakespeare.”
“Before I accept a job, I always talk to folks about it. ‘Why does he kill these 22 people?’ If they say, ‘What difference does it make?’ I know we have nothing more to talk about. A character has to be three-dimensional.”
“When I first came to Hollywood, I played about as many guys who save the day and get the girl as I played heavies. It’s just that heavies are more interesting and last in people’s minds.”