Character actor, Jerome Cowan, was born Jerome Palmer Cowan on Oct 6, 1897 in New York City, NY. Cowan died at the age of 74 on Jan 24, 1972 in Encino, CA .
The dapper and moustachioed Jerome Cowan played over 200 roles including Dagwoodâs boss in the Blondie films and Arthur Miller in the Fred Astaire / Ginger Rogers film Shall We Dance -- but he is probably best known as the doomed Miles Archer in The Maltese Falcon & the District Attorney who must prosecute Santa Claus in Miracle on 34th Street!(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.
Mini Tribute Character Actor:By Annmarie Gatti on Oct 6, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Born October 6, 1897 Character Actor ! The dapper and moustachioed Character Actor, , played over 200 roles including Dagwood’s boss in the Blondie films and Arthur Miller in the Astaire/Rogers film, Shall We Dance — but he is probably best known as the doomed Mil... Read full article
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