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Dan Rowan (1922–1987)


Dan Rowan was a comedian most famous as the straight man to Dick Martin, with whom he co-hosted the watershed TV program Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967) from 1968-1973. The comedian debuted into small-town life as Daniel Hale Rowan in Beggs, Oklahoma on July 22, 1922, the son of show people. As a child, Rowan toured the carnival circuit with ... See full bio »

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 1973 RCA's Opening Night (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1972-1973 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series) (producer - 24 episodes)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1961, he starred in an unsold sitcom pilot called, "My Wife's Brother", about a brother-in-law who moves in with his sister's family and sends their lives into a turmoil. The series also featured Dick Martin and Carole Cook. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rowan & Martin | Rowan and Martin

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm not altogether convinced that this is a profession for grown men. What I'd like is to get on a 55-foot steel hull craft, an old North Sea trawler, bundle up my bride and take off for the Greek islands for a year. I'd fish, sail and write pearly words on my Big Chief pad and for this somebody would send me bags of money. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 744-746. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

Trademark:

Catchphrase, "You bet your sweet bippy!"

Star Sign:

Cancer

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