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Tom Bosley ACTOR


Tom Bosley was born on October 1st, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois with the middle name Edward, born to parents, Dora and Benjamin Bosley.  He served in the United States Army during World War II and also studied at DePaul University.  He first became involved in acting as a stage actor in a production of, "Our Town" (1947) followed shortly after with his break through stage role in, "Fiorello!" (1959) for which he won a Tony Award.
Bosley became most known to viewers for his role as Howard Cunningham on the long running television series, "Happy Days" (1974-1984).  Some of his earlier film roles were in, "Love with the Proper Stranger" (1963), "The World of Henry Orient" (1964), "Divorce American Style" (1967), "Yours, Mine and Ours" (1968), "Gus" (1976) and the documentary, "Paper Clips".
Other television roles he added to his resume were roles in, "Murder, She Wrote", "Father Dowling Mysteries", "Bonanza", "Mod Squad", "Route 66", "Naked City, "The Virginian", "Perry Mason", "The Love Boat", "Burke's Law", "ER" and most recent television appearances were on, "Family Guy" and "That 70's Show".     
Along with a highly successful career as a film and television actor, Bosley also did a number of voice over projects such as in the animated series, "Wait Till Your Father Gets Home", "The World of David the Gnome", "The Tangerine Bear", "The Stingiest Man In Town" and was also the voice of Mister Geppetto, Pinocchio's dad in, "Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night" (1987). 
Some of his more recent roles prior to him passing away were in, "Charlie & Me" (2008), "Santa's Buddies" (2009) and "The Back-up Plan" (2010).  He also worked on a number of commercials for such products as, Glad Sandwich and garbage bags as well as a radio commercial for Saturn cars. 
He was married twice throughout his lifetime.  His first wife was Jean Eliot whom he married in 1962 and they had one child and remained married until she passed away on April 20th, 1978.  He then married Patricia Carr in 1980 and they stayed together until he passed away at the age of eighty three on October 19th, 2010 in Rancho Mirage, California after suffering from lung cancer.  His remains were interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California. 


2010 The Back-up Plan 
2010 Betsy's Kindergarten Adventures 
2009 Santa's Buddies 
2008 Charlie & Me 
2006 Mothers and Daughters
2006 That '70s Show
2006 Hidden Places 
2005 Family Guy
2005 One Tree Hill
2005 Popstar
2005 The Fallen Ones 
2005 Still Standing
2005 Confession 
2005 Geppetto's Secret 
2004 Christmas at Water's Edge
2004 Felix the Cat Saves Christmas
2004 It's All Relative
2002 Mary Christmas 
2002 Touched by an Angel
2002 Returning Mickey Stern 
2001 Family Law
2001 Legend of the Candy Cane 
2001 ER
2001 Jason and the Heroes of Mount Olympus 
2000 The Tangerine Bear: Home in Time for Christmas! 
2000 Walker, Texas Ranger 
2000 Jack & Jill 
1999 Maggie 
1999 Port Charles 
1999 Early Edition
1997 Johnny Bravo
1997 Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home 
1996 The Drew Carey Show 
1994 Burke's Law
1993 Rugrats Yuppie Man
1993 ABC Weekend Specials
1987-1991 Father Dowling Mysteries 
1990 The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage 
1988-1989 Out of This World 
1989 Fire and Rain
1989 Wicked Stepmother
1984-1988 Murder, She Wrote
1987 Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery
1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night
1987 Million Dollar Mystery 
1982-1987 The Love Boat
1986-1987 Hotel 
1987 The Gnomes' Great Adventure
1986 Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun
1985 David the Gnome 
1985 Glitter 
1985 Private Sessions 
1985 Finder of Lost Loves 
1974-1984 Happy Days
1984 The Jesse Owens Story 
1982 Joanie Loves Chachi
1982 O'Hara's Wife 
1982 Tales of the Unexpected 
1980 For the Love of It 
1980 Here's Boomer
1979 The Return of Mod Squad 
1979 The Rebels
1979 The Castaways on Gilligan's Island 
1979 The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal 
1978 The Stingiest Man in Town
1978 The Bastard
1978 With This Ring 
1977 Black Market Baby
1977 Testimony of Two Men 
1972-1976 The Streets of San Francisco
1976 The Love Boat 
1976 Gus 
1975 Mobile One 
1975 The Night That Panicked America
1975 Ellery Queen
1975 Kolchak: The Night Stalker 
1975 The Last Survivors 
1975 Insight
1975 Who Is the Black Dahlia?
1974 Death Cruise
1974 Mixed Company
1972-1974 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home 
1974 The Girl Who Came Gift-Wrapped 
1973 Yogi's Gang 
1973 Miracle on 34th Street
1973 McMillan & Wife
1973 Tenafly 
1970-1973 Love, American Style
1973 Chase 
1973 A Touch of Grace 
1973 Maude
1973 The Paul Lynde Show 
1973 Medical Center 
1973 The New Temperatures Rising Show 
1972 The Sandy Duncan Show 
1972 The Sixth Sense
1972 Banyon
1972 No Place to Run
1972 Bobby Jo and the Good Time Band 
1972 Me and the Chimp 
1972 To Find a Man 
1971 Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones 
1971 The New Dick Van Dyke Show 
1971 Sarge
1971 Congratulations, It's a Boy!
1971 Funny Face 
1971 Mission: Impossible 
1971 Bewitched 
1971 Vanished
1971 A Step Out of Line 
1970-1971 The Name of the Game 
1969-1971 Rod Serling's Night Gallery
1970 The Silent Force 
1970 The Most Deadly Game 
1969-1970 The Debbie Reynolds Show 
1970 The Bill Cosby Show 
1968-1969 Bonanza 
1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. 
1969 Mod Squad
1969 The Virginian 
1968 Get Smart 
1968 Yours, Mine and Ours 
1968 The F.B.I. 
1968 The Secret War of Harry Frigg 
1967 The Bang-Bang Kid
1967 Divorce American Style
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. 
1966 Jericho 
1965 The Defenders
1965 Ben Casey
1965 Profiles in Courage 
1965 Dr. Kildare 
1963-1964 The Doctors and the Nurses 
1964 The World of Henry Orient 
1964 The DuPont Show of the Week 
1963 Love with the Proper Stranger 
1963 Route 66 
1963 Naked City 
1963 Car 54, Where Are You? 
1962 The Law and Mr. Jones 
1955-1962 Hallmark Hall of Fame 
1962 Focus 
1960 Diagnosis: Unknown
1959 Play of the Week

Matinee Classics - The World of Henry Orient starring Merrie Spaeth, Tippy Walker, Peter Sellers, Paula Prentiss, Angela Lansbury, Tom Bosley, Phyllis Thaxter, Bibi Osterwald, John Fiedler, Al Lewis, Peter Duchin, Fred Stewart, Philippa Bevans and Jane Buchanan
Matinee Classics - Happy Days starring Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Tom Bosley, Marion Ross, Erin Moran, Donny Most, Anson Williams, Scott Baio, Al Molinaro and Pat Morita
Matinee Classics - Happy Days starring Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Tom Bosley, Marion Ross, Erin Moran, Donny Most, Anson Williams, Scott Baio, Al Molinaro and Pat Morita
Matinee Classics - Happy Days starring Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Tom Bosley, Marion Ross, Erin Moran, Donny Most, Anson Williams, Scott Baio, Al Molinaro and Pat Morita
Matinee Classics - Murder, She Wrote starring Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Tom Bosley, Ron Masak and Louis Herthum

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