Douglas Fowley Biography

Birthday: 1911-05-30
Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York
Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
Wiki Biography: He was born in the Bronx, New York. As a young man, he moved to Los Angeles and studied at Los Angeles City College. He served in the Navy during World War II. Fowley played everything from cowboys to gangsters, appearing alongside stars like Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra. He debuted in The Mad Game (1933), with Spencer Tracy and Claire Trevor. In his best-known performance, the 1952 musical Singin' in the Rain (1952), he played a film director trying to ease a silent-film star into her first talking picture. His best-known television role was as Doc Holliday in the popular ABC western series "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp" (1955) during the 1950s and early '60s. His last film was The North Avenue Irregulars (1979) in 1979. He played Grandpa Hanks in the CBS comedy "Pistols 'n' Petticoats" (1966) in 1966-67. Other television credits included "The Streets of San Francisco" (1972), "Perry Mason" (1957) and "The Rockford Files" (1974). He died at the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital, aged 86.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Detective School 1979 Comedy
Ball Boys 'Kipp' Kippton 2011
Barabbas Vasasio 2013 Drama
Fortitude Doc Holliday 2015
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The White Buffalo 0000
Big Brown Eyes 1936 Comedy, Mystery
Dodge City 1939 0
Hay Foot 1942 Comedy, Romance
Jitterbugs 1943 Comedy
Rationing 1944 Comedy
One Body Too Many 1944
Scared to Death 1947 Thriller
Desperate Pete 1947
The Hucksters 1947 Drama, Comedy, Romance
Behind Locked Doors 1948
Battleground 1949 Romance, 0
Flaxy Martin 1949 Crime, Drama, Mystery
Armored Car Robbery 1950 Comedy, Game Show
Tarzan's Peril 1951
Kansas Pacific 1953 Romance
Cat-Women of the Moon 1953 Action, Adventure, Horror
The Naked Jungle 1954 Biography, 0
Texas Lady 1955
Miracle of the White Stallions 1963 Family, Drama
Guns of Diablo Mr. Knudsen 1965
From Noon Till Three 1976 Fantasy, 0
The North Avenue Irregulars 1979 Action, Comedy, Crime
Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone Doc Holliday / Doc Fabrique 1994