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Tom Bosley

Mostly Credited As: Tom Bosley
Birth Name: Thomas Edward Bosley
Date Of Birth: October 01, 1927 (Age 83)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Date Of Death: October 19, 2010
Cause Of Death: heart failure
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)

Tom Bosley


Actor Tom Bosley died on October 19 at the age of 83. Publicly known for his role as the patriarch in the series Happy Days, the actor struggled for years against lung cancer.

For eleven years, Tom Bosley embodied Howard Cunningham in the cult TV series Happy Days. In 1960, the actor won a Tony Award for best supporting actor in the musical Fiorello. During his last years, the actor appeared increasingly on television series like One Tree Hill , Family Guy or recently in the film Plan B with Jennifer Lopez .

After the death of his first wife, Jane Eliot in 1978, Tom Bosley shared his life with Patricia Karr since the 80s.

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)As: Father Frank Dowling
The World of David the Gnome (1988)As: David -- [Voice]
The Stingiest Man in Town (1978)As: B.A.H. Humbug -- [Voice]
Happy Days (1974)As: Howard C. Cunningham
Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home (1972)As: Harry Boyle -- [Voice]
The Sandy Duncan Show (1972)As: Bert Quinn
Vanished (1971) (1971)As: Johnny Cavanaugh
The Debbie Reynolds Show (1969)As: Bob Landers
The Dean Martin Show (1965)As: Regular Performer (1971-1972)
Episode Cast Credits 

I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (2006) 
  1970 01x01: (Jul/09/2006) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  1972 01x03: (Jun/11/2006) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Family Guy (1999) 
  The Father, the Son & the Holy Fonz 04x18: (Dec/18/2005) Voiced  Mr. Cunningham 

One Tree Hill (2003) 
  Champagne for My Real Friends, Real Pain for My Sham Friends 03x07: (Nov/16/2005) As Mel 

Still Standing (2002) 
  Still Holding 03x20: (Apr/18/2005) As Dr. Bloom 

Happy Days (1974) 
  Happy Days 30th Anniversary Reunion (Feb/03/2005) As Himself 
  Happy Days: The Reunion (Mar/03/1992) As Himself 

Rugrats (1991) 
  Murmur On The Ornery Express (Feb/15/2003) Voiced  Dwayne Tickerbaker 
  King Ten Pin / Runaway Angelica 02x23: (Apr/04/1993) Voiced  Strike Maxwell | Yuppie 

ER (1994) 
  Fear of Commitment 07x20: (May/03/2001) As Walter Nikolaides 
  Surrender (aka Inside Out) 07x12: (Feb/01/2001) As Walter Nikolaides 

Walker, Texas Ranger (1993) 
  Wedding Bells (2) 08x25: (May/20/2000) As Minister 
  Wedding Bells (1) 08x24: (May/20/2000) As Minister 

Early Edition (1996) 
  Just one of Those Things 03x14: (Feb/06/1999) As Uncle Vic 

The Drew Carey Show (1995) 
  Mimi's Day Parade 02x09: (Nov/27/1996) As Mr. Bobeck 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Benedict Arnold Slipped Here 04x18: (Mar/13/1988) As Sheriff Amos Tupper 
  Who Threw the Barbitals in Mrs. Fletcher's Chowder? 04x12: (Jan/03/1988) As Sheriff Amos Tupper 
  Indian Giver 04x10: (Nov/29/1987) As Sheriff Amos Tupper 
  If It's Thursday, It Must Be Beverly 04x07: (Nov/08/1987) As Sheriff Amos Tupper 

Hotel (1983) 
  Fatal Attraction 04x16: (Feb/11/1987) As Blaine Chapman 
  Child's Play 03x14: (Feb/05/1986) As Walter Devlin 

Glitter (1984) 
  Rock 'N' Roll Heaven 01x12: (Dec/25/1985) As Doc 

Joanie Loves Chachi (1982) 
  Joanie's Roommate 02x02: (Oct/14/1982) As Howard Cunningham, [Special Guest Stars]
  Chicago 01x01: (Mar/23/1982) As Howard Cunningham, [Special Guest Stars]

Tales of the Unexpected (1979) 
  Light Fingers 05x11: (Jul/04/1982) As Ralph Stackpole 

Here's Boomer (1980) 
  Me and My Shadow 01x02: (Mar/21/1980) As Archie Hale 

The Mod Squad (1968) 
  Return of the Mod Squad (May/18/1979) As Frank Webber 
  A Run for the Money 01x21: (Mar/11/1969) As John Wells, [Special Guest Stars]

The Captain and Tennille (1976) 
  Show #12 01x12: (Dec/20/1976) As Himself 

The Love Boat (1977) 
  The Love Boat (Sep/17/1976) As George Havlicek 

Mobile One (1975) 
  The Crusader 01x08: (Nov/03/1975) As John Brewster (Attorney), [Special Guest Stars]

Ellery Queen (1975) 
  The Adventure of the Comic Book Crusader 01x04: (Oct/02/1975) As Bud Armstrong 

Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974) 
  The Sentry 01x20: (Mar/28/1975) As Jack Flaherty, [Special Guest Stars]

The Streets of San Francisco (1972) 
  Going Home 02x05: (Oct/11/1973) As Eddie Coughlin 
  The Streets of San Francisco 01x01: (Sep/16/1972) As Saretti 

Maude (1972) 
  Maude and the Medical Profession 01x16: (Jan/30/1973) As Dr. Tasko 

The Paul Lynde Show (1972) 
  The Congressman's Son 01x19: (Jan/24/1973) As Fred Landis 

Medical Center (US) (1969) 
  Judgement 04x17: (Jan/17/1973) As Spirling 

Temperatures Rising (1972) 
  Black is Beautiful 01x16: (Jan/09/1973) As Gibson 

The Sixth Sense (1972) 
  The Eyes That Wouldn't Die 02x12: (Dec/23/1972) As Albert 

Banyon (1972) 
  The Graveyard Vote 01x03: (Sep/29/1972) As Steve Corbett 

Me And The Chimp (1972) 
  The Paint Job 01x09: (Mar/23/1972) As Goodrich 

The New Dick Van Dyke Show (1971) 
  A House Is Not A Home, Yet 01x06: (Oct/23/1971) As Mr. O'Hare 

Love, American Style (1969) 
  Love and the Artful Dodger 03x10: (Oct/01/1971) As Jack 

Mission: Impossible (1966) (1966) 
  Blind 06x01: (Sep/18/1971) As Henry Matula 

Funny Face (1971) 
  The Used Car 01x01: (Sep/18/1971) As Used-Car Dealer 

Night Gallery (1970) 
  Make Me Laugh 01x11: (Jan/06/1971) As Jules Kettleman 
  The Cemetery (Nov/08/1969) As Resnick 

The Name of the Game (1968) 
  A Love to Remember 03x02: (Sep/25/1970) As Charlie Reid 

The Bill Cosby Show (1969) 
  The Gumball Incident 01x19: (Feb/01/1970) As Cookie Maharg 

Bonanza (1959) 
  A Lawman's Lot is Not a Happy One 11x04: (Oct/05/1969) As Hiram Peabody 
  The Last Vote 10x06: (Oct/20/1968) As Titus Simpson 

Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969) 
  A Matter of Humanities (Mar/26/1969) As Tiny Baker 

Get Smart (1965) (1965) 
  The Farkas Fracas 04x10: (Dec/07/1968) As Emil Farkas 

The F.B.I. (1965) 
  Ring of Steel 03x17: (Feb/04/1968) As Stanton 

The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966) 
  The Faustus Affair 01x15: (Dec/27/1966) As Quantum 

Jericho (1966) (1966) 
  Dutch and Go 01x01: (Sep/15/1966) As Peters 

Ben Casey (1961) 
  Did Your Mother Come From Ireland, Ben Casey? 04x29: (May/03/1965) As Timothy Michael MacMurrough 

Profiles in Courage (1964) 
  George W. Norris 01x20: (Mar/28/1965) As guest star 

Dr. Kildare (1961) 
  All Brides Should be so Beatiful 04x24: (Mar/11/1965) As Harry Markham 

Route 66 (1960) (1960) 
  Same Picture, Different Frame 04x02: (Oct/04/1963) As Dr. Sumner Klein 
  Soda Pop and Paper Flags 03x31: (May/24/1963) As Jim Horst 

Naked City (1958) 
  Golden Lads and Girls 04x33: (May/22/1963) As Judge 

Car 54, Where are You? (1961) 
  The Star Boarder 02x21: (Feb/10/1963) As Peterson 

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  Arsenic and Old Lace 11x02: (Feb/05/1962) As Teddy Brewster 
  Alice in Wonderland 05x01: (Oct/23/1955) As Knave of Hearts 
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