Treme Actor Michael Showers Found Dead in Mississippi River
Posted on Thu Aug 25, 2011 04:22 PM PDT

Michael-Showers200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Treme actor Michael Showers was found dead in the Mississippi River at age 45.

Harbor Police pulled Shower’s body near New Orlean’s French Quarter on Wednesday after it was discovered by a steamboat captain. The chief investigator for the Orleans Parish coroner’s office estimates that Shower’s body had been in the Mississippi River for two days.

Showers is best known for his role as Capt. John Guidry on HBO’s Treme, and has appeared in the television shows The Vampire Diaries and Breaking Bad, as well as the films I Love You, Phillip Morris and Traffic.