Monroe Owsley

Monroe Owsley

Monroe Owsley
Born (1900-08-11)August 11, 1900
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Died June 7, 1937(1937-06-07) (aged 36)
Belmont, California, U.S.
Occupation Stage, film actor
Years active 1928-1937
Parents Gertrude Owsley

Monroe Owsley (August 11, 1900 – June 7, 1937) was an American stage and film actor.

Born in Broadway debut in the 1920s. His film debut occurred in 1928 with The First Kiss, starring Fay Wray. This was following by the Philip Barry film Holiday in 1930. A later version had his part portrayed by Lew Ayres. Soon after, he was cast opposite actresses such as Clara Bow, Bette Davis, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Crawford, Gloria Swanson, Mae West and Kay Francis.


Owsley died in 1937 from a heart attack following a car accident in Belmont, California. He was 36 years old.

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