Monday 27 August 2012

Douglas Fowley

Born: 30 May 1911, The Bronx, New York, USA
Died: 21 May 1998, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, USA

Douglas Fowley played many different types in well over 300 films. Rarely uncredited, Fowley rose to supporting player in major films such as Singing In The Rain (1956). Later in his career he found success in television, sometimes in starring roles such as playing Doc Holliday in 'The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp' from 1955 to 1961.

He is the father of record producer Kim Fowley.

I Hate Women (1934) as Nelson

Douglas Fowley is at the back of this picture, with the dark hat. The others, from left to right, are Billy Erwin, James T. Mack and Bradley Page.

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Cyril Sparks

Private Number (1936) as Sheik - Man Causing Brawl (uncredited)

Slightly Honorable (1939) as Madder
Douglas Fowley is in the middle of Broderick Crawford and Pat O'Brien.

Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Rocky Taylor

With Marion Martin.

So's Your Aunt Emma (1942) as Gus Hammond

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