Mini Tribute: Character Actor Jerome Cowan
Born October 6, 1897 Character Actor Jerome Cowan!
The dapper and moustachioed Character Actor, Jerome Cowan, 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 Miles Archer in The Maltese Falcon & the District Attorney who must prosecute Santa Claus in Miracle on 34th Street!
Jerome Cowan as Miles Archer (right) with Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon (director John Huston, 1941)
Jerome Cowan as District Attorney Thomas Mara questioning Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) in Miracle on 34th Street (director George Seaton, 1947)
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