Tom Bosley’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

October 19, 2010

Age of Death

83 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure


TV Actor

The tv actor Tom Bosley died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.



“Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives.” (Tom Bosley)


“Many people think that depression is something you just have to live with when you get older, but it’s not.” (Tom Bosley)


“I changed my mind because of a scene between Howard Cunningham and Richie. The father-son situation was written so movingly, I fell in love with the project.” (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)


“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)