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Jerome Cowan

Biography

He played personal eye Kilometers Archer in The Maltese Falcon and area lawyer Thomas Mara in Wonder on 34th Road. He also made an appearance as Mr. Radcliffe in the Blondie series. He offered in the U.S. Navy during Globe Battle I and became a vaudeville performer following the battle. He performed Mr. Radcliffe in lots of installments from the Blondie franchise. He was wedded to Helen Dodge from 1930 until his loss of life. He co-starred with Humphrey Bogart in 1941’s noir traditional, The Maltese Falcon.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jerome Cowan
Date Of Birth October 6, 1897
Place Of Birth New York
Profession Movie Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Helen Dodge
Movies The Maltese Falcon, Miracle on 34th Street, Mr. Skeffington, Shall We Dance, Young Man with a Horn, High Sierra, The Fountainhead, Fog Island, The Old Maid, The Gnome-Mobile, Torrid Zone, You Only Live Once, Pocketful of Miracles, City for Conquest, Beloved Enemy, Moontide, The Song of Bernadette, The Hurricane, All in a Night's Work, Crime by Night, My Reputation, The West Point Story, Deadline at Dawn, The Saint Strikes Back, Have Rocket, Will Travel, Black Zoo, Street of Chance, Castle on the Hudson, Affectionately Yours, Cry Wolf, Night Has a Thousand Eyes, Find the Blackmailer, Critic's Choice, The Great Lie, June Bride, Exile Express, Out of the Fog, Who Done It?, The Girl from Jones Beach, Visit to a Small Planet, East Side of Heaven, Driftwood, Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938, The Unfaithful, One Foot in Heaven, The Kid from Brooklyn, Blondie Hits the Jackpot, Melody Ranch, The Fuller Brush Girl, Mr. and Mrs. North, The Jungle Captive
TV Shows The Tycoon, The Tab Hunter Show, The Web, Valiant Lady, Not for Publication
Star Sign Libra

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Doris Day Show1970TV SeriesJustice William Forester
The Comic1969Lawrence
The Mothers-In-Law1968TV SeriesMr. Hedges
The Gnome-Mobile1967Dr. Ramsey
Penelope1966Bank Manager
Daniel Boone1966TV SeriesJeremiah Loomis
Vacation Playhouse1966TV SeriesBrainsley Gordon
The Munsters1966TV SeriesTed Thatcher
Frankie and Johnny1966Joe Wilbur (uncredited)
Gomer Pyle: USMC1966TV SeriesDan Curtis
The Lucy Show1966TV SeriesDr. Metcalf
O.K. Crackerby!1965TV SeriesHuntington Hawthorne II
Tammy1965TV SeriesMr. Weems
Kraft Suspense Theatre1965TV SeriesSam Beeker
The Tycoon1964-1965TV SeriesWilson / Herbert Wilson
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!1965Ambassadaor Brinkley
Many Happy Returns1964TV SeriesMr. Fox
The Patsy1964Business Executive (uncredited)
Bonanza1964TV SeriesMr. Thornbridge
Destry1964TV SeriesH. B. Grubbs
My Favorite Martian1963TV SeriesDr. Jackson
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963TV SeriesMr. Bryant
Grindl1963TV SeriesJames A. Hackaberry
77 Sunset Strip1959-1963TV SeriesStan Regal / Harvey Williams / Oliver Fenwick
Black Zoo1963Jerry Stengel
Critic's Choice1963Joe Rosenfield
The Real McCoys1960-1963TV SeriesConrad Phelp / Mr. Sharkey / Mr. Prentiss
Going My Way1962-1963TV SeriesMr. Murphy / Tim Murphy
Wide Country1962TV SeriesBen Stanton
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington1962TV SeriesJ.C. Stover
Target: The Corruptors1962TV SeriesA.J. Bayliss
Outlaws1960-1962TV SeriesMacneil / Lafe Dabney
Theatre '621962TV Series
The Farmer's Daughter1962TV MovieFinley
The Joey Bishop Show1962TV SeriesGrant
Ripcord1962TV SeriesStuart Ferris
Pocketful of Miracles1961Mayor
Hawaiian Eye1961TV SeriesArtinius F. Breckenridge
Pete and Gladys1961TV Series
Naked City1961TV SeriesCarl Terris
The Tab Hunter Show1960-1961TV SeriesJohn Larsen
All in a Night's Work1961Sam Weaver
Make Room for Daddy1961TV SeriesJudge Palmer
The Best of the Post1961TV SeriesHorace Greeley
General Electric Theater1953-1961TV SeriesRed Meade / Charlie
Klondike1960TV SeriesJudge Bickle
The Chevy Mystery Show1960TV SeriesMr. Vandiver / Harry Holmes
The Dennis O'Keefe Show1960TV SeriesEd Hollister
Private Property1960Ed Hogate
The Millionaire1960TV SeriesMax Goodson
Adventures in Paradise1960TV SeriesHarvey Carlton
Hotel de Paree1960TV SeriesColonel Partington
Visit to a Small Planet1960George Abercrombie
Tightrope1960TV SeriesFrank Teel
Bat Masterson1959-1960TV SeriesJasper Salt / Ben Wilson
Markham1960TV SeriesDr. Carl Lucas
Philip Marlowe1960TV SeriesConway
Richard Diamond, Private Detective1960TV SeriesMarvello
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1960TV SeriesMr. Dana
Perry Mason1959TV SeriesVictor Latimore / Ernest Royce
The Alaskans1959TV SeriesHoratio Styles
Rawhide1959TV SeriesJudge Gerald T. Crenshaw
The Twilight Zone1959TV SeriesJerry Hearndan
Fibber McGee and Molly1959TV SeriesBenton
Have Rocket -- Will Travel1959J.P. Morse
The Thin Man1959TV SeriesFulton
The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna1959TV SeriesSkitch Mason
True Story1957-1959TV SeriesProfessor
New York Confidential1959TV SeriesZimmer
U.S. Marshal1958TV SeriesEmory Brock
Telephone Time1957TV SeriesSuperintendant
Studio One in Hollywood1951-1957TV SeriesHarold Richards
Armstrong Circle Theatre1951-1957TV Series
Goodyear Playhouse1957TV SeriesCharley Cassidy
The Alcoa Hour1956TV SeriesHarry Archer
Star Tonight1956TV SeriesWalter
Screen Directors Playhouse1956TV SeriesLewis
Lux Video Theatre1951-1956TV SeriesProsecutor / Rollo / Wright / ...
Chevron Hall of Stars1956TV SeriesHeaston
Look Up and Live1954TV Series
Kraft Theatre1954TV Series
The Motorola Television Hour1954TV Series
Valiant Lady1953TV SeriesFrank Emerson (1953-1957)
The Web1951-1953TV Series
The System1953Barry X. Brady
Schlitz Playhouse1952-1953TV Series
Biff Baker, U.S.A.1953TV SeriesFrankie Waller / Mr. Stark
Mr. & Mrs. North1953TV SeriesMark Farrar
Magnificent Adventure1952
My Hero1952TV SeriesMr. Norman
Not for Publication1952TV SeriesCollins
The Adventures of Ellery Queen1952TV SeriesAnton Rouselle
Disc Jockey1951Marley
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1951TV Series
Criminal Lawyer1951Walter Medford
Suspense1951TV Series
The Fat Man1951Police Lieutenant Stark
The Ford Theatre Hour1951TV SeriesDexter
The Billy Rose Show1951TV Series
The Bigelow Theatre1951TV Series
Dallas1950Matt Coulter
The West Point Story1950Mr. Jocelyn
The Fuller Brush Girl1950Harvey Simpson
When You're Smiling1950Herbert Reynolds
Peggy1950Fred Collins
Young Man with a Horn1950Phil Morrison
Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey1950Belden
Always Leave Them Laughing1949Elliott Montgomery
Blondie Hits the Jackpot1949George Radcliffe
Scene of the Crime1949Arthur Webson
The Girl from Jones Beach1949Mr. Graves - Ruth's Attorney
The Fountainhead1949Alvah Scarret
Blondie's Big Deal1949George M. Radcliffe
Blondie's Secret1948George Radcliffe
June Bride1948Carleton Towne
Night Has a Thousand Eyes1948Whitney Courtland
Wallflower1948Robert 'Bob' James
Blondie's Reward1948George M. Radcliffe
So This Is New York1948Francis Griffin
Arthur Takes Over1948George Bradford
Blondie's Anniversary1947George M. Radcliffe
Dangerous Years1947Weston
Blondie in the Dough1947George Radcliffe
Driftwood1947Mayor Snyder
Cry Wolf1947Sen. Caldwell
Riff-Raff1947Walter Gredson
The Unfaithful1947Prosecuting Attorney
Miracle on 34th Street1947Dist. Atty. Thomas Mara
Blondie's Holiday1947George M. Radcliffe
The Perfect Marriage1947Addison Manning
Blondie's Big Moment1947George M. Radcliffe (uncredited)
Blondie Knows Best1946Charles Peabody
Flight to Nowhere1946Gerald Porter
Mr. Ace1946Peter Craig
Deadline for Murder1946Lynch
One Exciting Week1946Al Carter
Night in Paradise1946Scribe
Murder in the Music Hall1946George Morgan
The Kid from Brooklyn1946Fight Announcer
Deadline at Dawn1946Lester Brady
Claudia and David1946Brian O'Toole
My Reputation1946George Van Orman
One Way to Love1946A.J. Gunther
Getting Gertie's Garter1945Billy
Behind City Lights1945Perry Borden
Divorce1945Jim Driscoll
Hitchhike to Happiness1945Tony Riggs
The Jungle Captive1945Detective W.L. Harrigan
Blonde Ransom1945Ice Larson
G.I. Honeymoon1945Ace Renaldo
The Crime Doctor's Courage1945Jeffers 'Jeff' Jerome
Fog Island1945Kavanaugh
Guest in the House1944Mr. Hackett
Crime by Night1944Sam Campbell
Minstrel Man1944Bill Evans
South of Dixie1944Bill 'Brains' Watson
Mr. Skeffington1944Edward Morrison
Sing a Jingle1944Andrews
The Song of Bernadette1943Emperor Louis Napoleon III
The Crime Doctor's Strangest Case1943Mallory Cartwright
Find the Blackmailer1943D.L. Trees
Hi'ya, Sailor1943Lou Asher
Silver Spurs1943Jerry Johnson
Mission to Moscow1943Spendler (uncredited)
Ladies' Day1943Updyke (banker)
No Place for a Lady1943Eddie Moore
Who Done It?1942Marco Heller
Street of Chance1942Bill Diedrich
Joan of Ozark1942Phillip Munson
Thru Different Eyes1942Jim Gardner
Moontide1942Dr. Frank Brothers
The Girl from Alaska1942Ravenhill
Frisco Lil1942Vince Warren
Mr. and Mrs. North1942Ben Wilson
A Gentleman at Heart1942Finchley
The Bugle Sounds1942Mr. Nichols
The Maltese Falcon1941Miles Archer
One Foot in Heaven1941Dr. Horrigan
Kiss the Boys Goodbye1941Bert Fisher
Rags to Riches1941Marshall Abbott
Kisses for Breakfast1941Lucius Lorimer
Out of the Fog1941Assistant D.A.
Too Many Blondes1941Ted Bronson
Singapore Woman1941Jim North
Affectionately Yours1941Cullen
The Great Lie1941Jock Thompson
The Roundup1941Wade McGee
High Sierra1941Healy
Victory1940Martin Ricardo
Melody Ranch1940Tommy Summerville
Street of Memories1940Mr. Gower
Meet the Wildcat1940Digby Vanderhood III
The Quarterback1940Townley
City for Conquest1940'Dutch'
Torrid Zone1940Bob Anderson
Ma! He's Making Eyes at Me1940Ted Carter
Framed1940Monty de Granville
Castle on the Hudson1940Ed Crowley
Wolf of New York1940Cosgrave
The Great Victor Herbert1939Barney Harris
The Old Maid1939Joe Ralston
She Married a Cop1939Bob Adams
The Gracie Allen Murder Case1939Daniel Mirche
Exile Express1939Paul Brandt
East Side of Heaven1939Claudius De Wolfe
The Saint Strikes Back1939Cullis
St. Louis Blues1939Ivan DeBrett
There's Always a Woman1938Nick Shane
The Goldwyn Follies1938Director
The Hurricane1937Capt. Nagle
Vogues of 19381937W. Brockton
New Faces of 19371937Robert Hunt
Shall We Dance1937Arthur Miller
You Only Live Once1937Doctor Hill
Beloved Enemy1936Tim O'Rourke
Alias Smith and Jones1971TV SeriesWaldo Hennessy
Julia1971TV SeriesAdmiral Healey
Here's Lucy1970TV SeriesMr. Gary
Green Acres1970TV SeriesWilson
The Debbie Reynolds Show1970TV SeriesLowenfeld

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crime by Night1944performer: "Two Tables Apart" 1944 - uncredited
No Place for a Lady1943performer: "A Cottage By the Sea"
Too Many Blondes1941"Whistle Your Blues To a Bluebird" / performer: "Whistle Your Blues To a Bluebird", "Don't Mind If I Do"
Shall We Dance1937performer: "They All Laughed" 1937 - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I've Got a Secret1957TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Texaco Star Theatre1951-1955TV SeriesHimself - Actor / Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Biography1994TV Series documentaryVarious
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1978TV SeriesDr. Conrad Ramsey

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 8 February 1960. At 6251 Hollywood Blvd.


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