"Thomas Edward" ""Tom"" "Bosley" was an American actor. Bosley is best known for portraying Howard Cunningham on the long-running American Broadcasting Company/ABC sitcom Happy Days, and the titular character on the NBC/ABC series Father Dowling Mysteries. He also was featured in a recurring role on Murder, She Wrote. He originated the title role of the Pulitzer Prize–winning Broadway (theatre)/Broadway musical Fiorello!, earning the 1960 Tony Award for Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical/Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Tom Bosley on Wikipedia.