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Graham Cowley

Graham Cowley was born in the north of England in 1951.  He is a retired Medical Examiner's investigator and a part-time actor.  At times he has been a shoemaker, a hospital porter, a commercial fisherman, a dishwasher, a Supershuttle driver,  and homeless.  He was an autopsy technician in England for two years, a Coroner's technician/investigator in Vancouver for 10 years, and a Medical Examiner's investigator in San Francisco for 23 years.


Graham appeared briefly in the film The Changeling as a Coroner, and in Jade as a Medical Examiner.  He was also in the film Cloud Cuckoo Land opposite Derek Jacobi, and he starred in Adam Chin's feature film Maladaptive.


In theatre, Graham's favorite roles are Max in The Homecoming, Drake in Conduct Unbecoming, and Mugsy in Dealer's Choice.

Photo by Adam Chin


A profile about Graham in the San Francisco Examiner in 1999 by Peter Hartlaub is here.

Another profile about Graham in [X]press magazine in 2005 by Alejandro Alfonso is here.

The site for Cloud Cuckoo Land is here.

Photo by Jonathan Luskin

Graham's Top Ten Films

Captains Courageous (1937)

The Magnificent Seven

The Great Escape

The Guns of Navarone

Bonnie & Clyde

Cinema Paradiso

The Wild Bunch

Being There

Stand By Me

Into the Wild


If he could have a few more:


Sling Blade

Dances with Wolves

The Killing Fields

Graham's Heroes

Hospice nurses

Graham Dislikes

Fire engine and ambulance sirens

Police car loudspeakers

Graham would like to meet:

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