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Reginald Owen
Reginald Owen
Role Ocky
Biographical Information
Birthdate August 5, 1887
Birthplace Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Death Date November 5, 1972 (age 85)
Death Place Boise, Idaho, United States

Reginald Owen played Ocky, Aunt Clara's boyfriend.


Born August 5, 1887 in England, Reginald Owen was among Hollywood's busier character actors, making more than eighty films. He was educated in England at Sir Herbert Tree's Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Owen excelled and made his professional debut in England at the age of 18. He came to New York in the early 1920s and started working on Broadway by 1924. He left New York in 1928 and moved to Hollywood, hoping to make it in films. In 1929, he landed his first role in "The Letter". In 1932 he played Dr. Watson in "Sherlock Holmes".

Although, he did not get many leading roles, he did get to work with some of Hollywood's most beautiful leading ladies like Jean Harlow, Joan Crawford, Jeanette MacDonald (Owen's personal favorite), Barbara Stanwyck and Elizabeth Taylor. Owen continued to work into his 70s and 80s making family classics, such as "Mary Poppins" (1964) and "Bedknobs and Broomsticks" (1971).

He died in 1972 of natural causes. He was 85.

Bewitched Appearances[]


Reginald Owen on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on December 5, 2019. Updated on February 1, 2020.