Matthew Cowles - Famous Playwright

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Famous American actor and playwright who had a net worth of $10 million, Matthew Cowles was renowned for his exceptional work. Before he passed away in May 2014, he starred in several TV series including All My Children and Oz, and movies such as The Cowboy Way and Nurse Betty.

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Here are the key facts about Matthew Cowles mentioned in the text:
  • Matthew Cowles was an American actor and playwright.
  • He had a recurring role as Billy Clyde Tuggle in the series All My Children from 1984 to 199.
  • Cowles starred in several films including The Friends of Eddie Coyle, The World According to Garp, and Shutter Island.
  • He was nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards and two Soap Opera Digest Awards.
  • Cowles also wrote several plays including Mexican Standoff at Fat Squaw Springs, Our Daily Bread, and Noblesse Oblige.
These are some of the noteworthy achievements of Matthew Cowles that are mentioned in the text. Despite his untimely death, his work as an actor and writer has left a lasting impact on the entertainment industry.

Basic Information About Matthew Cowles

Full NameMatthew Cowles
CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsActor, Playwright
Net worth$10,000,000
Date of birth1944-09-28
Place of birthNew York City
Date of death2014-05-22 (aged 69)
NationalityUnited States of America
FatherChandler Cowles
SpouseChristine Baranski - (15 OctoberΒ 1983 - 22 MayΒ 2014)Β (his death)Β (2 children)
Kathleen Dezina - (1980 - ?)Β (divorced)
KidsIsabel, and Lily
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ Imdb

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Matthew Cowles roles

Movie / Series Role
Shutter IslandFerry Captain
Slap ShotCharlie
The World According to GarpSpeeding Plumber
The Money PitMarty
The Cowboy WayPop Fly
The JurorRodney
Law & Order: Special Victims UnitCyrus Wert 1 episode, 2008
Law & OrderChristian 'Lemonhead' Tatum 1 episode, 1991
All My ChildrenBilly Clyde Tuggle 15 episodes, 1977-1993
OzWilliam Brandt 4 episodes, 2003
The Bold and the BeautifulCurtis Love 13 episodes, 1997
Homicide: Life on the StreetW.J. Masius 1 episode, 1993
KojakRyan 2 episodes, 1976
Miami ViceMan on Phone 1 episode, 1985
The Big EasyAleazar Algieves 1 episode, 1997
Life on MarsCowboy Dan 4 episodes, 2008-2009
The Heart, She HollerBar Patron / ... 2 episodes, 2011

Interesting Facts about Matthew Cowles

  1. Father, with Christine Baranski, of daughters Lily Cowles (born in 1987) and Isabel Cowles (born in 1984).
  2. He and his wife, Christine Baranski, raised their children without TV because they objected to violence and sexual content of programs.
  3. Lived with his wife and their daughters in Connecticut.
  4. Although he played a wide range of characters, Cowles will probably best be remembered as the highly entertaining "uber-pimp" Billy Clyde Tuggle on ABC's All My Children (1970).
  5. He was nominated for a 1976 Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for "Dirty Jokes," at the Academy Festival Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
  6. According to a New York Times profile of his wife, Christine Baranski, he is "the black sheep member of a family with ties" to Drexel banking and the Cowles Publishing Company.
  7. He is an enthusiastic motorcyclist who met his wife, Christine Baranski, when he offered her a ride home one night, on the back of his bike after a party.
  8. Son of Chandler Cowles and Katherine Drexel Henry.

Additional information of Matthew Cowles

Lucky Number10
Lucky StonePeridot
Lucky ColorBlue
Best Match for MarriageGemini
Eye ColorGrey
Hair ColorDark brown

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