Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, actor and playwright Matthew Cowles passed away in his home on May 22nd at 69 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the ate actor.

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.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles
Matthew Cowles attending the Opening Night performance for Vanessa Redgrave in THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING at the Booth Theatre in New York City. March 29, 2007

Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles
Christine Baranski & Matthew Cowles attending the Opening Night performance for Vanessa Redgrave in THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING at the Booth Theatre in New York City. March 29, 2007

Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles
Christine Baranski & Matthew Cowles attending the Opening Night performance for Vanessa Redgrave in THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING at the Booth Theatre in New York City. March 29, 2007

Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles
Christine Baranski & Matthew Cowles attending the Opening Night performance for Vanessa Redgrave in THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING at the Booth Theatre in New York City. March 29, 2007

Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles
Matthew Cowles attending the Opening Night performance for Vanessa Redgrave in THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING at the Booth Theatre in New York City. March 29, 2007

Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles
Matthew Cowles attending the After Party for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Concert Gala of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Studio 54 in New York City. January 12, 2009

Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles
Matthew Cowles attending the After Party for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Concert Gala of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Studio 54 in New York City. January 12, 2009

Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles
Matthew Cowles attending the Celebration Launch of the April 29th online debut of 'All My Children' and 'One Life To Live' on the TOLN Online Network held at the Skirballcenter for Performing Arts in New York City on 4/23/2013.

Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles
Matthew Cowles & Corbin Bleu attending the Celebration Launch of the April 29th online debut of 'All My Children' and 'One Life To Live' on the TOLN Online Network held at the Skirballcenter for Performing Arts in New York City on 4/23/2013.

Photo Flashback: Remembering Matthew Cowles
Matthew Cowles & Corbin Bleu attending the Celebration Launch of the April 29th online debut of 'All My Children' and 'One Life To Live' on the TOLN Online Network held at the Skirballcenter for Performing Arts in New York City on 4/23/2013.

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


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