Actor Matthew Cowles Passes Away

May 24
5:33 PM 2014

Actor Matthew Cowles Passes Away

Actor and playwright Matthew Cowles passed away in his home on May 22nd at 69 years old.

His manager Tsu Tsu Stanton tweeted, "#Matthew Cowles passed away on 5/22.I had the pleasure of being his manager. He was a very gifted and kind man who loved life and everyone."

Click here to see the announcement.

Cowles was born in 1944 and his career spanned both the stage and screen. His Broadway roles include Malcolm (1966), The Time of Your Life (1969), and Sweet Bird of Youth (1975). His movie credits include The Juror (1996), American Loser (2007), Shutter Island (2010), and many more. His most recent short film, Family on Board (2014), is currently in post-production. Television credits include The Bold and Beautiful, All My Children, and more.

Plays he wrote include Mexican Standoff at Fat Squaw Springs,
Our Daily Bread and Noblesse Oblige.

Cowles is also a two time Daytime Emmy nominee and was married to Christine Baranski, with whom he had two daughters.

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