dramatist and actor. His most notable partnership was with Middleton with whom he wrote A Fair Quarrel (1615–16, printed 1617) and The Changeling (1622, printed 1653). He also assisted in The Witch of Edmonton (1621, printed 1658) with Dekker and Ford; and A Cure for a Cuckold (1624–5, printed 1661), with Webster. Rowley's tragedy All's Lost by Lust (c.1619, printed 1633) remained popular throughout the 17th cent.
Subjects: Literature — Theatre.