Michael Showers Actor In Treme
August 26, 2011 by Post Team
Michael Showers Actor In Treme, The Times-Picayune reports that the actor’s body was removed from Michael showers Mississippi River yesterday after a steamboat captain discovered him. Police have not released much information, but pending an autopsy should produce answers about the nature of the death of Rain. ”
Actor 45 years old, is perhaps best known for his role in the ongoing “Treme,” an HBO series “The Wire” creator David Simon that follows several characters and plots in the post-Katrina New Orleans. Showers played a police captain in a department rife with dishonesty and corruption. Simon issued an official statement today:
“Rain Michael was a good actor that contributed his talents to drama in the way our warmest and most professional. We have enjoyed your work – and work with him. In the future, we will lose with him as part of our production. All of which seems of little importance in light of the loss of the life of a man, and what it really means a loss for him, his family, and his friends. Our respect and condolences to them, especially. ”
Authorities speculated that the body may have been that of a man who jumped from a bridge as reported yesterday, but the Louisiana State Police confirmed it was in fact the showers, the Los Angeles Times reported. Showers girlfriend “said she had gone for a drink and never returned.
For recent years showers had small roles in movies like “Traffic” and “I Love You Phillip Morris.” He had recently expanded its profile with the “Treme” paper, and the roles in the acclaimed television series “Breaking Bad.” He also appeared in movies this summer, “The Tree of Life,” and the upcoming “Columbia”.
Simon praised showers nuanced performance in “Treme.”
“He did very well with what we gave,” said Simon, the Times-Picayune. “I do not want to be a full mustache twirler of a villain in the full sense, but wanted it to be very institutional and very resistant to outside criticism, which I think is typical of all institutions and think it is very typical at that time NOPD particular in its history. He was representing an institution that was sitting on top of an enormous amount of dysfunction, and it represented. At the same time not want to be a villain over the top, or you can be sure viewers that he was somehow complicit in what went wrong with these institutions. I think what landed where it should land. But all this seems absurd unimportant … Now that this has happened. I feel like were talking about things of little importance in the grand scheme of things. “
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