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The Cowsills

The chirpy, bubble-gum singing family from Newport, Rhode Island who inspired TV's The Partridge Family (1970) (not to mention the sibling-oriented groups "The Jackson 5" and The Osmonds") would expand over the years to include siblings Billy (born 1948); twins Bob and Dick (born 1950); Paul (born 1952); Barry (born 1954); John (born 1956) and ... See full bio »

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Dumb & Dumber
Dumb & Dumber Soundtrack
A Family Thing
A Family Thing Themselves
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 1997 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala-Annoyed-Grunt-cious (1997) ... (performer: "Hair" - uncredited)
 1994 Dumb & Dumber (performer: "The Rain, The Park And Other Things")
 1969 Music Scene (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (1969) ... (performer: "Silver Threads & Golden Needles")
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series) (performer: "Love American Style")
 1969 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... (performer: "Children Go Where I Send Thee")
 1968 A Family Thing (TV Special) (performer: "We Can Fly", "Consider Yourself", "A Doodlin' Song", "Indian Lake", "What the World Needs Now Is Love", "The Rain, The Park, and Other Things")
 1968 The Impossible Years (performer: "The Impossible Years")
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CD: "The Best of the Cowsills" (Columbia) See more »

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Bill Cowsill died February 17, 2006, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He suffered multiple major medical problems such as emphysema, osteoporosis, Cushing's syndrome and other ailments and was coping with the sequelae of an eight-hour back surgery in which one lung had to be collapsed. See more »

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