Dennis Bowen

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Dennis Keith Bowen (September 9, 1950 – March 9, 2012) was an American character actor. His filmography included numerous films, more than one hundred television shows, and over one thousand television commercials during his career.[1] Bowen's film credits included Record City, Van Nuys Blvd., Gas Pump Girls and Caddyshack II. His best-known television roles included the 1970s ABC television series, Welcome Back, Kotter, in which he had a recurring role as Todd Ludlow.

Bowen was born in Gainesville, Florida, on September 9, 1950.[1] He served in the United States Navy before pursuing an acting career.[1] Outside of acting, Bowen was a recipient of the Medal of Valor from the California State Fireman's Association.[1]

Bowen died on March 9, 2012, at the age of 61.[1] He was survived by his partner, Judy Holliday, and his daughter. Bowen was a resident of Toluca Lake, California.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Dennis Bowen obituary". Los Angeles Times. 2012-03-14. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 

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