Monday, May 26, 2014

Matthew Cowles has died at age of 69

The best known actor and playwright Matthew Cowles has died on 22 May. He passed away at the age of 69. Matthew Cowles was well known by his role the villainous Billy Clyde Tuggle on long-running soap opera ABC’s All My Children. 

It confirmed by his manager Tsu Tsu Stanton on Friday. The cause of death was not immediately available. "He was a very gifted and kind man who loved life and everyone," Stanton wrote on Twitter post on Friday. 

Matthew Cowles spanned his career in film and television over four decades. He also played a role in small TV series including bit roles in Kojak (1976), Miami Vice (1985), Law & Order (1991) and a recurring role in HBO's Oz (2003) and BBC One's Life on Mars (2008-09).  

He earned two daytime Emmy nominations for his portrayal of Tuggle on the long-running soap opera. 

Cowles is survived by his 62-year-old actress wife, who currently stars on the hit show The Good Wife and two daughters Isabel and Lily.

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