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Soap Opera Veteran Matthew Cowles Dead at 69

Soap Opera Veteran Matthew Cowles Dead at 69

Longtime All My Children star Matthew Cowles died at the age of 69 on Thursday (May 22), according to his manager.

#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,” Tsu Tsu Stanton tweeted.

Matthew is survived by his wife of more than 30 years, The Good Wife‘s Christine Baranski. A two-time Daytime Emmy nominee, he was best known for his role as Billy Clyde Tuggle on the soap opera All My Children.

Our thoughts go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.

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8 Comments

# 1

I am very sorry to read this. I remember him as a kid when he played the classic character, Billy Clyde on AMC. He was great on the show

# 2

I loved seeing him back as Billy Clyde on All My Children last year, it was such a treat.

I always loved the character Billy Clyde Tuggle.

# 3

Not last year, I mean when All My Children debuted on the internet.

# 4

Rest in Peace Matthew! May God Bless your Family!

# 5
InsensitiveIKnow @ 05/25/2014 at 11:02 am

Oh, just as long as the woman in the picture next to him isn’t dead. I don’t need anymore shake ups on the Good Wife next season.

# 6

I was thinking about him just a couple of hours ago and now this new strikes me. Rip Mr Cowles. You were an asset to AMC.

# 7
you'll be missed! @ 05/25/2014 at 1:14 pm

I loved the character of Billy Clyde Tuggle, he was unforgettable, and it Matthew Cowles who made him that way. I wish I’d known he was on AMC again-I stopped watching it many years ago but would have tuned in again just to see mr BC Tuggle again! Thank you, Matthew, and rest peacefully.

# 8

OMG he was such a great actor. I loved his role on All My Children when soap operas were great. I did not realize he was married to Christine Baranski. What a great acting duo. RIP Mr Cowles and condolences to his wife and family.

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