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Bill Cowsill (1948–2006)

Bill Cowsill was born on January 4, 1948 in Middletown, Rhode Island, USA as William Joseph Cowsill Jr. He was married to Karen Betsy Locke. He died on February 17, 2006 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. See full bio »

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Known For

Leaving Metropolis Soundtrack
Reluctant Angel Soundtrack
Harmony Cats Soundtrack


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 2002 Leaving Metropolis (writer: "The Chance You Took With Me" - as Billy Cowsill)
 1997 Reluctant Angel (writer: "The Chance You Took With Me" - as Billy Cowsill)
 1992 Harmony Cats (writer: "Embers")
 1990 Gate 2: The Trespassers ("MY HAPPINESS") / (performer: "MY HAPPINESS")
 1968 A Family Thing (TV Special) (performer: "In Need of a Friend", "Sweet Adeline", "You Are My Sunshine", "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah", "Leonard Nimoy We Love You", "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With an Old Time Melody") / (writer: "In Need of a Friend")
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 1996 Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (TV Series)
- Betrayal (1996)
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 2011 Family Band: The Cowsills Story (Documentary)
Self (as Billy Cowsill)
 1970 American Bandstand (TV Series)
- Episode #14.3 (1970) ... Self
 1968 A Family Thing (TV Special)

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Alternate Names:

Billy Cowsill

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Formed the 1960s pop group, The Cowsills, with his brothers, Bob Cowsill, Barry Cowsill and John Cowsill. Their siblings, Paul Cowsill and Susan Cowsill, and mother, Barbara Cowsill, later joined the band. See more »



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