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"If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much room." Steve Rowland

Born in Hollywood, actor, singer, columnist, author and record producer Steve Rowland grew up in Beverly Hills during the Golden Age of Hollywood. His father was film director Roy Rowland, his mother Ruth was a scriptwriter and the niece of Louis B. Mayer of MGM fame.

Steve almost "naturally" began an acting career in the 50s, starring in over 35 TV shows like “Bonanza”, “Wanted Dead Or Alive” and a two year role in “The Legend of Wyatt Earp”. His very first film appearance was at 11 year's old  in MGM's "Boy's Ranch", singing Darling Clementine in the campfire scene. Film appearances included co-starring roles in “The Battle of the Bulge” with Henry Fonda and Telly Savalas, “Gun Glory” with Stuart Granger and Rhonda Fleming, “Crime in the Streets” with John Cassavetes and Sal Mineo, and in the original version of “The Thin Red Line” with Keir Dullea and Jack Warden.

The Untold Story of Marlon Brando

Gigging with God at the Lighthouse

The blistering hot August afternoon had recovered it’s breath. A gentle breeze began gathering a tempo that rescinded the heat’s intensity, as it chased the sun westward into the waiting arms of early evening.

narrated by the author: Steve Rowland

Production News

Sugarman, the soundtrack

Steve Rowland produced Rodriguez's second and final studio album "Coming From Reality" in 1970, originally released by Sussex Records in 1971. It was later released in South Africa in 1976 with the alternate title "After the Fact".

The production of a third album is currently being discussed...

Hollywood Heat - Untold Stories of 1950s Hollywood is available from

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From the Vault

ann francisCheck my new online scrapbook, with pictures and clippings collected over the years. A blast from the past...and the present !