Bruce Cowling

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Bruce Cowling
Bruce Cowling in Till the Clouds Roll By cropped.jpg
from the film Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
Born(1919-10-30)October 30, 1919
DiedAugust 22, 1986(1986-08-22) (aged 66)
Resting placeCalifornia
Years active1946–1959

Bruce Cowling (October 30, 1919 – August 22, 1986) was a film and television actor in the 1940s and 1950s.

The Oklahoma-born actor appeared in twenty films including Song of the Thin Man (1947), Battleground (1949), Ambush (1950), The Painted Hills (1951), Gun Belt (1953) as Virgil Earp and To Hell and Back (1955).

He voiced several characters on the Lone Ranger radio show [1] and also made several appearances in different roles on The Loretta Young Show.


Year Title Role Notes
1946 Till the Clouds Roll By Steve Baker (segment "Show Boat"), Uncredited
1947 The Beginning or the End Enola Gay Ground Crewman Uncredited
1947 It Happened in Brooklyn Soldier Uncredited
1947 High Barbaree Captain Uncredited
1947 Dark Delusion Dr. Williams Uncredited
1947 The Romance of Rosy Ridge Clancy Uncredited
1947 Song of the Thin Man Phil Orval Brant
1948 The Pirate Guard Uncredited
1948 Command Decision Operations Officer Uncredited
1949 The Stratton Story Ted Lyons
1949 Battleground Wolowicz
1950 Ambush Tom Conovan
1950 A Lady Without Passport Archer Delby James, Pilot
1950 Devil's Doorway Lt. Grimes
1951 Cause for Alarm! Dr. Ranney Grahame
1951 The Painted Hills Lin Taylor
1951 Westward the Women The Cat Uncredited
1952 The Battle at Apache Pass Neil Baylor
1953 Gun Belt Virgil Earp
1954 Cannibal Attack Rovak
1954 Masterson of Kansas Wyatt Earp
1955 To Hell and Back Capt. Marks


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-06-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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