Tom Bosley (1927–2010) Bosley is best known for portraying Howard Cunningham on the long-running ABC sitcom Happy Days. He also was featured in recurring roles on Murder, She Wrote, and Father Dowling Mysteries. 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.
Tom Bosley - Bosley died of heart failure on October 19, 2010, at a hospital in Rancho Mirage, California, near his home in Palm Springs, California. He was 83 years old. His agent, Sheryl Abrams, said Bosley had been battling lung cancer. His remains are interred at Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery.
Tom Bosley (1927-2010) was part of TV's happy days! On "Happy Days," he was Howard Cunningham, father to Richie, guiding spirit to his friends - even "The Fonz" looked up to "Mr. C." Additional credits include "The Debbie Reynolds Show" as her husband; "Wait Till Your Father Gets Home" as the head of household; "Father Dowling Mysteries" as a more spiritual kind of father.