Cowell, Joseph Leathley was born on August 7, 1792 in near Torquay, England.
Worked as actor and scene-painter, London and North Country (Eng.
Author: Thirty years passed among the players in England and America: interspersed with anecdotes and reminiscences of variety of persons, directly or indirectly connected with the drama during the theatrical life of Joe Cowell, comedian Written by himself. In two parts. published by Harper & Brothers, 1844.