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Played the role of Richie’s dad, Howard Cunningham, on the television show Happy Days and the eponymous character on the series Father Dowling Mysteries.
He married Jane Eliot in 1962.
How did Tom Bosley die?
Tom Bosley's death was caused by Heart Failure.
|Cause of death||Heart Failure|
|Age of death||83 years|
|Birthday||October 1, 1927|
|Death date||October 19, 2010|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
So we had life, death, illness, everything – every emotional involvement we had, we experienced. And I think that made what we had to do on stage, stronger. We got very much involved in what we were doing.Tom Bosley
Being a father to my family and a husband is to me much more important than what I did in the business.Tom Bosley
You have to understand that during the course of our show, we were a family for five hours a day, five days a week, maybe four days a week. And we experienced the same things that we experienced in our own family.Tom Bosley
My wife says that my tombstone will read, ‘Here lies Mr.C, who used to be Mr.B.’ So I think that’s probably what I’ll be remembered for.Tom Bosley
Happy Days was about a family… although the show was shot in the 70s, it was about a family in the 50s. I realized that kids were watching their parents grow up and the parents were watching themselves grow up. That was the key to the success of our show.Tom Bosley