The cause of his May 22 death was not disclosed.
Cowles is best known for playing Billy Clyde Tuggle on the soap opera, All My Children, from 1977 to 2013. He was also a popular New York stage actor and playwright.
He is survived by Baranski, his wife of more than 30 years, and their two daughters.
#Matthew Cowles passed away on 5/22.I had the pleasure of being his manager. He was a very gifted and kind man who loved life and everyone.— Tsu Tsu Stanton (@TsuTsuUnlimited) May 23, 2014