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Actor Matthew Cowles, Christine Baranski's husband, dead at 69

6/17/2014
Actor Matthew Cowles, Christine Baranski's husband, dead at 69 © Retna / Matthew Cowles in 2007 Actor Matthew Cowles, Christine Baranski's husband, dead at 69

WENN

"All My Children" actor Matthew Cowles has died, aged 69.

The actor, who was married to "The Good Wife" star Christine Baranski for 30 years, died at his home on Thursday.

Cowles' manager Tsu Tsu Stanton confirmed his death in a post on Twitter, writing, "He was a very gifted and kind man who loved life and everyone."

Cowles' career spanned both stage and screen, with Broadway roles in productions including "The Time of Your Life" and "Sweet Bird of Youth," and he appeared in Hollywood films including "Shutter Island" and "American Loser." He also wrote several plays.

In addition to his role in "All My Children," playing villainous Billy Clyde Tuggle, his TV credits include "The Bold and Beautiful," "Oz" and "Life on Mars."

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