Michael Showers (actor)

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Michael Showers
Born(1966-03-14)March 14, 1966
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
DiedAugust 22, 2011(2011-08-22) (aged 45)
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Cause of deathDrowning
Years active2000–2011

Michael Showers (March 14, 1966 – August 22, 2011) was an American actor who was best known for his role as Captain John Guidry on the television series Treme.[1][2]


On August 24, 2011, Showers' body was discovered in the Mississippi River near the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans police speculated that Showers had been dead for at least two days when his body was found.[3] Autopsy results confirmed that Showers' death was caused by drowning.[4]





  1. ^ O'Neal, Sean (August 25, 2011). "Treme actor found dead in the Mississippi River". The A.V. Club | TV | Newswire. Retrieved August 26, 2011.
  2. ^ Dave Walker (August 25, 2011). "Today in 'Treme:' David Simon reacts to the death of Michael Showers". The Times-Picayune. NOLA.com. Retrieved August 26, 2011.
  3. ^ "'Treme' actor Michael Showers is dead at 45". Latimesblogs.latimes.com. August 25, 2011. Retrieved August 26, 2011.
  4. ^ "Autopsy: 'Treme' actor pulled from river drowned". Yahoo News. August 26, 2011. Retrieved August 28, 2011.

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