Pam Cole Boothe
Pam Cole Boothe is the first wife of Emmy award winning actor, Powers Boothe. Her husband is best known for his performance in Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones as Jim Jones.
Pam’s hubby went onto become a well known actor landing a number of notable roles. Born June 1, 1948; the Texas native got his first break in Hollywood in 1977’s The Goodbye Girl and three years later he played Reverend Jim Jones in Guyana Tragedy –for which he was awarded an Emmy.
After that, he appeared in many movies and TV shows and all of his characters received critical acclaim, including: Sin City, Nashville, 24, and most recently before his death, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He enjoyed a steady flow of acting and voice overs throughout his lifelong career.
Pam’s husband died of natural causes at the age of 68, recent reports say. Boothe who died in his sleep on May 14th, and Pam, were divorced at the time of his death.
Pam is the first wife of Power booth. She met her future husband while in college at Texas State University. The college sweethearts tied the knot on May 25, 1969.
At the time of their nuptials Powers was not yet famous. The couple produced two children.
Pam cole Boothe is the mother of the couple’s two kids, Parisse and Preston Boothe. They welcomed first child, daughter Parisse 34-years-ago and whom followed in her father’s footsteps and became an actress. Their son Preston 28, attended the University of California.
Is safe to say before they decided to take their separate ways, Pam Cole Boothe was a major part of his life and probably his biggest support during his days as a struggling actor in the industry.
Following a number of controversies and life’s ups and downs, Pam Cole Boothe and Powers ended their long time marriage in 2007 –after a astounding 38-years together.
The exact reason for their divorce was not revealed though sources at the time suggested an affair on Powers’ side.
Not long after he and Pam Cole Boothe separated, he went onto marry a second time. His second wife is Marlene Tochal-Pennan with whom he remained married until his death and became the father of two more children: Reuben Travis Boothe and Reginald Paul Boothe.
According to reports, when he fell for second wife Marlene, he was still married to Pam Cole Boothe. He kept the relationship private until he finalized his divorce with Pam.
We send our condolences to Pam Cole Boothe, her children and the rest of Powers’ family, friends and fans.