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Thomas Edward "Tom" Bosley (October 1, 1927 – October 19, 2010) was an American actor. Bosley is best known for portraying Howard Cunningham on the long-running ABC sitcom Happy Days. He also appeared in: - Murder, She Wrote - Father Dowling Mysteries, and He originated the title role of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway musical Fiorello!, earning the 1960 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Thomas Edward "Tom" Bosley (October 1, 1927 – October 19, 2010) was an American actor. Bosley is best known for portraying Howard Cunningham on the long-running ABC sitcom Happy Days. He also appeared in: - Murder, She Wrote - Father Dowling Mysteries, and He originated the title role of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway musical Fiorello!, earning the 1960 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 99

Birthday 1927-10-01

Day of Death 2010-10-19

Place of Birth Chicago - Illinois - USA

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Also Known As

  • Thomas Edward Bosley

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2010 The Back-Up Plan as Arthur
2009 Santa Buddies as Santa Paws (voice)
2008 Charlie & Me as Charlie
2005 Confession as Father Abbot Sutton
2005 The Fallen Ones as Rabbi Eli Schmitt
2005 Geppetto's Secret as Geppetto (voice)
2005 Popstar as Harvey
2004 Christmas at Water's Edge as Harry
2004 Broadway's Lost Treasures II as Fiorello LaGuardia (segment "Fiorello!")
2004 Felix the Cat Saves Christmas as Santa Claus
2004 Living in TV Land (7 episodes)
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age as Himself
2002 Mary Christmas as Les Turner
2002 Still Standing (1 episode)
2000 The Tangerine Bear: Home in Time for Christmas! as Mr. Winkle
1999 Family Law (1 episode)
1999 Family Guy (1 episode)
1997 Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home as Ranger Tasker
1996 Early Edition (1 episode)
1995 The Drew Carey Show (1 episode)
1994 ER (2 episodes)
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (2 episodes)
1990 The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage as Lt. Logan
1989 Fire and Rain as Derryl Price
1989 Wicked Stepmother as Lt. MacIntosh
1989 Father Dowling Mysteries (43 episodes) as Father Frank Dowling
1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night as Geppetto (voice)
1987 Million Dollar Mystery as Sidney Preston
1987 The Gnomes' Great Adventure as David the Gnome (voice)
1985 David the Gnome (39 episodes)
1984 Murder, She Wrote (15 episodes) as Sheriff Amos Tupper
1984 The Jesse Owens Story as Jimmy Hoffa
1982 Hotel (2 episodes)
1982 O'Hara's Wife as Fred O'Hara
1980 For the Love of It as Norman
1980 Here's Boomer (1 episode)
1979 Pat Boone and Family Christmas Special as Himself - Cameo
1979 Return of the Mod Squad as Frank Webber
1979 The Rebels as Benjamin Franklin
1979 Tales of the Unexpected (1 episode)
1979 The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal as Morris Feldman
1979 Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall as Himself/Howard Cunningham
1978 The Stingiest Man in Town as B.A.H. Humbug (voice)
1978 The Bastard as Benjamin Franklin
1977 Black Market Baby as Dr. Andrew Brantford
1976 A Special Olivia Newton-John
1976 The Captain and Tennille (1 episode)
1976 Gus as Spinner
1975 The Night That Panicked America
1975 Ellery Queen (1 episode)
1975 The Last Survivors as Marcus Damian
1975 Who Is the Black Dahlia? as Bevo Means
1974 Death Cruise as David Mason
1974 Mixed Company as Al
1974 The Girl Who Came Gift-Wrapped as Harold
1974 Happy Days (44 episodes) as Howard Cunningham
1973 Miracle on 34th Street as Judge Harper
1972 The Streets of San Francisco (1 episode)
1972 The Sandy Duncan Show (13 episodes)
1972 Banyon (1 episode)
1972 The Paul Lynde Show (1 episode)
1972 Temperatures Rising (1 episode)
1972 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (49 episodes)
1972 Maude (1 episode)
1972 To Find a Man as Dr. Katchaturian
1972 The Sixth Sense (1 episode)
1972 Me and the Chimp (1 episode)
1972 No Place to Run as Dr. Golinski
1971 Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones as Mr. Jones
1971 Funny Face (1 episode)
1971 Vanished (2 episodes) as Johnny Cavanaugh
1971 A Step Out of Line as Jack Berger
1969 Night Gallery as Sidney Resnick
1969 Medical Center (1 episode)
1969 The Debbie Reynolds Show (26 episodes) as Bob Landers
1969 The Bill Cosby Show (1 episode)
1968 The Mod Squad (1 episode)
1968 Yours, Mine and Ours as Family Doctor
1968 The Secret War of Harry Frigg as Gen. Roscoe Pennypacker
1967 The Bang-Bang Kid as Meriwether P. Newberry
1966 Mission: Impossible (1 episode)
1966 Jericho (1 episode)
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1 episode)
1965 The F.B.I. (1 episode)
1965 Get Smart (1 episode)
1965 The Dean Martin Show (260 episodes)
1964 Profiles in Courage (1 episode)
1964 Bewitched (1 episode)
1964 The World of Henry Orient as Frank Boyd
1963 Love with the Proper Stranger as Anthony Columbo
1962 Arsenic & Old Lace as Teddy Brewster
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1960 Route 66 (2 episodes)
1960 The Right Man as Throttlebottom
1958 Naked City (1 episode)
1956 Tony Awards (1 episode) as Nominee (1 episode) as Himself - Performer
1955 Alice in Wonderland as Knave of Hearts
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (2 episodes)

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