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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 28 September 1944New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameMatthew C. Cowles

Mini Bio (1)

Matthew Cowles was born on September 28, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA as Matthew C. Cowles. He is an actor, known for Shutter Island (2010), All My Children (1970) and Loving (1983). He has been married to Christine Baranski since October 15, 1983. They have two children. He was previously married to Kathleen Dezina.

Spouse (2)

Christine Baranski (15 October 1983 - present) (2 children)
Kathleen Dezina (? - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (7)

Daughters Lily (b.1987) and Isabel (b.1984).
Raises children without TV: Objects to violence and sexual content of programs.
Lives with his wife and their daughters in Connecticut.
Although he's 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".
He was nominated for a 1976 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for "Dirty Jokes" at the Academy Festival Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
According to a New York Times profile of his wife, he is "the black sheep member of a family with ties" to Drexel banking and the Cowles Publishing Company.
He is an enthusiastic motorcyclist who met his wife Christine when he offered her a ride home one night on the back of his bike after a party .

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