Tom Bosley

Biography

Date of Birth 1 October 1927, Chicago, Illinois, USA Date of Death 19 October 2010, Rancho Mirage, California, USA (lung cancer) Birth Name Thomas Edward Bosley Height 5' 6" (1.68 m) Spouse Patricia Carr (21 December 1980 - 19 October 2010) (his death) Jean Eliot (8 March 1962 - 20 April 1978) (her death) 1 child Trivia Bosley was the host of CBS Radio's "General Mills Radio Adventure Theater" in 1977. His daughter, Amy Baer, has given him 3 grandchildren. Amy had guest-starred several times on her father's TV series "Happy Days" (1974). Howard Cunningham, Bosley's character on "Happy Days" (1974), was ranked #9 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue]. Won Broadway's 1960 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical) for playing the title role of Mayor Fiorello La Guardia in "Fiorello." Originated the role of Belle's father, Maurice, in the Broadway Production of the Disney musical 'Beauty and the Beast'. Along with Henry Winkler and Marion Ross, he is one of only three actors to appear in every episode of "Happy Days" (1974). Starred in two different Sitcoms based on "Love, American Style" (1969) sketches. "Wait Till Your Father Gets Home" (1972) and "Happy Days" (1974) Even played the original character in "Love and the Old-Fashioned Father" segment. Spokesman for SMC (Specialty Merchandise Corporation). Lynda Levine, daughter of SMC founder Abe Levine, is a childhood friend of Amy Baer. Lynda is Exec-VP of SMC. Trained at the Radio Institute of Chicago and had two years' experience in various dramatic radio programs and stock companies. Made his stage debut in "Our Town" with the Canterbury Players at the Fine Arts Theatre in 1947. Attended DePaul University in Chicago. Served in the United States Navy. Son of Dora (née Heyman) and Benjamin Bosley. Loved baseball and originally wanted to be a sports announcer.

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The Stingiest Man in Town

B.A.H. Humbug (voice)

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The Tangerine Bear

Mr. Winkle (voice)

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The World of Henry Orient

Frank Boyd

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Paper Clips

Himself

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Hidden Places

Wakefield

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The Legend of the Candy Cane

Franklin Holz (voice)

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Felix the Cat Saves Christmas

Santa

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The Love Boat - Season Two - Vol. 1

George Havlicek

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The Secret War of Harry Frigg

General Pennypacker

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The Last Survivors

Marcus Damian

Starring In
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Broadway: The Golden Age

Self (archive footage)

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The Back-up Plan

Arthur

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Charlie and Me

Charlie

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Hidden Places

Wakefield

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Mothers and Daughters

Bob

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The Fallen Ones

Rabbi Eli Schmidtt

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Pop Star

Harvey

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Confession

Father Abbot Sutton

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Paper Clips

Himself

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Broadway - The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There

Himself

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Felix the Cat Saves Christmas

Santa

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Mary Christmas

Les Turner

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The Legend of the Candy Cane

Franklin Holz (voice)

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The Tangerine Bear

Mr. Winkle (voice)

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Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home

Ranger Tasker

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Wicked Stepmother

Lt. MacIntosh

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Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night

Geppetto (voice)

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Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery

Father Frank Dowling

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Million Dollar Mystery

Sidney Preston

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Arabesque : Saison 3 - L'intégrale - 6 DVD

Sheriff Amos Tupper / ... (19 episodes, 1984-1988)

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Private Sessions

Harry O'Reilly

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The Jesse Owens Story

Jimmy Hoffa

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Murder, She Wrote - The Complete Fifth Season

Sheriff Amos Tupper / ... (19 episodes, 1984-1988)

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O'Hara's Wife

Fred O'Hara

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The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal

Morris Feldman

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The Stingiest Man in Town

B.A.H. Humbug (voice)

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Gus

Spinner

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The Love Boat - Season Two - Vol. 1

George Havlicek

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The Night That Panicked America

Norman Smith

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The Last Survivors

Marcus Damian

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Death Cruise

David Mason

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Wait Till Your Father Gets Home Season 1

Harry Boyle (2 episodes, 1972)

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Congratulations, It's a Boy!

Herb

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Night Gallery

Sidney Resnick

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Yours, Mine and Ours

Family Doctor

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The Secret War of Harry Frigg

General Pennypacker

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Divorce American Style

Farley

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The World of Henry Orient

Frank Boyd

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Arsenic & Old Lace

Teddy Brewster

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