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|Died||March 21, 1947 (aged 72)|
|Years active||? – 1942|
Aldrich Bowker (January 1, 1875 – March 21, 1947) was an American stage- and film actor.
He was a long-time stage performer in Chicago and Cincinnati, and in summer stock at amusement park Whalom Park in Lunenburg, Massachusetts. Bowker was a pioneer in "open air" theatre at Whalom Park and at his summer home in Ashburnham, where other performers were frequent guests, including Ainsworth Arnold and Bette Davis.
Between 1912 and 1938 he was active on Broadway. Notable stage plays he performed in were The High Road (1912), A Night in Avignon (1919), You Can't Take It With You (1936) and 200 Were Chosen (1936).
- Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter (1939) as Matt Brandon
- Waterfront (1939) as Father Dunn
- Torchy Blane... Playing with Dynamite (1939) as Judge Hershey
- These Glamour Girls (1939) as Charlie, the Counterman (uncredited)
- Everybody's Hobby (1939) as Uncle Bert Leslie
- Angels Wash Their Faces (1939) as Turnkey
- No Place to Go (1939) as Heffernan
- Pride of the Blue Grass (1939) as Judge
- On Dress Parade (1939) as Father Ryan
- Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President (1939) as Mike O'Brien
- Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as Judge Bowling Green
- It All Came True (1940) as Father McDuffy (uncredited)
- Those Were the Days! (1940) as Judge Squire Jennings
- Susan and God (1940) as Patrick
- Jennie (1940) as Dr. Hildebrand
- Romance of the Rio Grande (1940) as Padre Martinez
- Meet John Doe (1941) as Pop Dwyer (uncredited)
- Pot o' Gold (1941) as Judge Mike Murray (uncredited)
- The Wagons Roll at Night (1941) as Mr. Williams
- Love Crazy (1941) as Jimmy, the Doorman (uncredited)
- Ball of Fire (1941) as Justice of the Peace
- I Was Framed (1942) as Dr. Phillip Black
- Mississippi Gambler (1942) as Judd Higgins, Mississippi Newspaper Editor
- The Major and the Minor (1942) as Reverend Doyle
- I Married a Witch (1942) as Justice of the Peace (final film role)
- "Aldrich Bowker, Actor, Dies, 72; Native of Ashby". Fitchburg Sentinel. Massachusetts, Fitchburg. March 25, 1947. p. 1. Retrieved September 18, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Bowker". Fitchburg Sentinel. Massachusetts, Fitchburg. March 25, 1947. p. 6. Retrieved September 18, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- Irwin, Virginia (January 24, 1938). "Bachelor in a Grandpa Role". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Missouri, St. Louis. p. 2 D. Retrieved September 18, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Aldrich Bowker". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on September 18, 2018. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
- "Goldwyn Signs Aldrich Bowker". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. New York, Brooklyn. October 3, 1941. p. 27. Retrieved September 18, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- Wilson, S. (2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed. McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers. p. 80. ISBN 9781476625997. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
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