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Matthew Cowles (1944–2014)


Matthew Cowles was born on September 28, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA as Matthew Chandler Cowles. He was an actor, known for Shutter Island (2010), All My Children (1970) and Veronika Decides to Die (2009). He was married to Christine Baranski and Kathleen Dezina. He died on May 22, 2014 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Shutter Island
Shutter Island Ferry Captain
(2010)
All My Children
All My Children Billy Clyde Tuggle
(1984-1990)
Veronika Decides to Die
(2009)
The Cowboy Way
The Cowboy Way Pop Fly
(1994)

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 2014 Family on Board (Short)
Donovan Bezer
 2013 All My Children (TV Series)
Billy Clyde Tuggle
- Episode #1.43 (2013) ... Billy Clyde Tuggle (credit only)
- Episode #1.42 (2013) ... Billy Clyde Tuggle (credit only)
- Episode #1.41 (2013) ... Billy Clyde Tuggle (credit only)
- Episode #1.40 (2013) ... Billy Clyde Tuggle (credit only)
- Episode #1.39 (2013) ... Billy Clyde Tuggle (credit only)
 2011 The Heart, She Holler (TV Series)
Bar Patron / Church Parishioner
- Death Begins at Conception (2011) ... Bar Patron
- Fear Is Dog Spelled Bassackwards (2011) ... Church Parishioner
 2010 Shutter Island
Ferry Captain
 2009 Possible Side Effects (TV Movie)
Dr. Sassafras
 2009 Veronika Decides to Die
Old Fred
 2008-2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Cowboy Dan
- The Dark Side of the Mook (2009) ... Cowboy Dan
- The Man Who Sold the World (2008) ... Cowboy Dan
 2008 How to Keep a Secret (Video short)
Leon
 2008 Train Wreck
Man in Rehab
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Cyrus Wert
- Undercover (2008) ... Cyrus Wert
 2007 American Loser
Detoxer
 2007 The Living Wake
Mossman
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Reuben Bailey
- Truth or Consequences (2005) ... Reuben Bailey
 2003 Dead Canaries
Walter Kohler
 2003 Season of the Hunted
Mitch
 2003 Oz (TV Series)
William Brandt
- Junkyard Dawgs (2003) ... William Brandt
- A Day in the Death... (2003) ... William Brandt
- 4giveness (2003) ... William Brandt
- Sonata da Oz (2003) ... William Brandt
 2002 City by the Sea
Arnie
 2002 Noon Blue Apples
Malfolio
 2000 Deadline (TV Series)
 2000 Nurse Betty
Merle
 1997 The Big Easy (TV Series)
Aleazar Algieves
- Yellow Queen in the Fires of Hell (1997) ... Aleazar Algieves
 1997 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Curtis Love
- Episode #1.2534 (1997) ... Curtis Love
- Episode #1.2533 (1997) ... Curtis Love
- Episode #1.2522 (1997) ... Curtis Love
- Episode #1.2521 (1997) ... Curtis Love
- Episode #1.2520 (1997) ... Curtis Love
 1996 The Juror
Rodney
 1994 The Cowboy Way
Pop Fly
 1994 White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf
Lloyd Halverson
 1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
W.J. Masius
- Ghost of a Chance (1993) ... W.J. Masius
 1991 Law & Order (TV Series)
Christian 'Lemonhead' Tatum
- Asylum (1991) ... Christian 'Lemonhead' Tatum
 1990 Kojak: It's Always Something (TV Movie)
Timonthy
 1984-1990 All My Children (TV Series)
Billy Clyde Tuggle
- Episode dated 12 October 1990 (1990) ... Billy Clyde Tuggle
- Episode dated 1 May 1990 (1990) ... Billy Clyde Tuggle
- Episode dated 25 October 1984 (1984) ... Billy Clyde Tuggle
- Episode dated 22 October 1984 (1984) ... Billy Clyde Tuggle
 1990 Stella
Sid
 1989 She's Back
Sherman Bloom
 1989 Signs of Life
Gasoline Attendant
 1989 Brenda Starr
The Real Capt. Borg
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Monkey John
- On the Trail (1989) ... Monkey John
 1988 Stars and Bars
Beckman Gage
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Rapist #2
- Nightscape (1986) ... Rapist #2
 1986 The Money Pit
Marty
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Man on Phone
- The Dutch Oven (1985) ... Man on Phone
 1985 Love on the Run (TV Movie)
Yancy
 1983 Loving (TV Series)
Eban Japes (1986-1987)
 1983 Eddie Macon's Run
Ray Banes
 1982 The World According to Garp
Speeding Plumber
 1977 Slap Shot
Charlie
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Ryan
- A Shield for Murder: Part 2 (1976) ... Ryan
- A Shield for Murder: Part 1 (1976) ... Ryan
 1975 The Happy Hooker
Albert Ruffleson
 1972 Irish Whiskey Rebellion
Freighter Radioman
 1972 Crawlspace (TV Movie)
Dave Freeman
 1971 The Hospital
Intern Chandler (uncredited)
 1971 A World Apart (TV Series)
Chris Kahlman
- Episode dated 25 June 1971 (1971) ... Chris Kahlman
 1971 They Might Be Giants
Teenage Boy (uncredited)
 1970 The People Next Door
Wally
 1969 Me, Natalie
Harvey Belman
 1969 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Joe Czernak
- Candy Man: Part 2 (1969) ... Joe Czernak
- Candy Man: Part 1 (1969) ... Joe Czernak
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He acted in the play, "Dirty Jokes," at the Academy Festival Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Maurice Copeland.
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Father, with Christine Baranski, of daughters Lily Cowles (born in 1987) and Isabel Cowles (born in 1984). See more »

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