Treme Actor Michael Showers Found Dead in Mississippi River
Posted on Thu Aug 25, 2011 04:22 PM PDT
LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Treme actor Michael Showers was found dead in the Mississippi River at age 45.
Harbor Police pulled Showerâ€™s body near New Orleanâ€™s French Quarter on Wednesday after it was discovered by a steamboat captain. The chief investigator for the Orleans Parish coronerâ€™s office estimates that Showerâ€™s body had been in the Mississippi River for two days.
Showers is best known for his role as Capt. John Guidry on HBOâ€™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.