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Powers Boothe

Veteran Hollywood villain Powers Boothe, who had memorable roles in films like Sin City and TV shows like Deadwood, died of natural causes in his sleep on May 14th. He was 68.

"Powers Boothe was an unbelievably talented actor and sweet sweet man," tweeted Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone, who directed Booth as Colonel Faith in the comedy MacGruber. "He will be sorely missed. There will never be another Colonel Faith."

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