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Matthew Cowles

( b. Sep 28, 1944 New York, New York, USA - d. May 22, 2014 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Relations: Husband of Christine Baranski (1983 - 2014) his death
Son of Chandler Cowles

Mr. Cowles played Billy Clyde Tuggle on the daytime soap "All My Children" for many years. He was twice nominated for Daytime Emmys for his work, in 1978 and 1981.

Other daytime drama gigs included "Loving" and "The Bold and the Beautiful."

On the big screen Mr. Cowles had roles in "Nurse Betty," "Shutter Island," "The Juror" and "The Cowboy Way."

On the stage, he played the title role in Malcolm, Edward Albee's short-lived 1965 Broadway adaptation of James Purdy's novel.

He subsequently appeared in Broadway revivals of Sweet Bird of Youth and The Time of Your Life.

Off-Broadway, he was in the original production of Israel Horovitz's The Indian Wants the Bronx, acting alongside Al Pacino and John Cazale.

His most recent New York stage appearance was in The Taming of the Shrew, a Theatre For a New Audience production at the Duke on 42nd Street in 2012.

He was nominated for a 1976 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for Dirty Jokes, at the Academy Festival Theatre in Chicago.


ProductionsDate of Productions
Sweet Bird of Youth
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Matthew Cowles [Tom Junior]
Dec 29, 1975 - Feb 08, 1976
The Time of Your Life
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Matthew Cowles [Dudley]
Nov 06, 1969 - Dec 20, 1969
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Matthew Cowles [Malcolm]
Jan 11, 1966 - Jan 15, 1966
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