Tom Bosley

1927 - 2010

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Thomas Edward Bosley (October 1, 1927 – October 19, 2010) was an American actor, television personality and entertainer. Bosley is best known for portraying Howard Cunningham on the 1970s ABC sitcom Happy Days, and the title character on the NBC/ABC series Father Dowling Mysteries. He also was featured in a recurring role on Murder, She Wrote. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Bosley has received more than 2,543,466 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Tom Bosley is the 1,714th most popular actor (up from 1,815th in 2019), the 2,993rd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,171st in 2019) and the 843rd most popular American Actor.

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  • 64.38

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Tom Bosley ranks 1,714 out of 10,030Before him are Felicity Huffman, David Arquette, Sebastian Koch, Vince Vaughn, Brad Dexter, and Peter van Eyck. After him are Sandra Dee, Abdellatif Kechiche, Luis Guzmán, Melissa Gilbert, Álvaro Morte, and Harrison Ford.

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Among people born in 1927, Tom Bosley ranks 142Before him are Gae Aulenti, Laura Betti, Elvin Jones, Florencio Campomanes, Per Oscarsson, and Odvar Nordli. After him are Marianne Fredriksson, Vladimir Shatalov, Bernard Vukas, Josy Barthel, Franciszek Macharski, and Roger Walkowiak. Among people deceased in 2010, Tom Bosley ranks 112Before him are Manute Bol, Corneille Guillaume Beverloo, Lynn Redgrave, Florencio Campomanes, Per Oscarsson, and Luis García Berlanga. After him are Alain Corneau, Howard Zinn, Anatoly Dobrynin, Hajo Herrmann, Cesare Siepi, and Günter Behnisch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Bosley ranks 2,993 out of 15,968Before him are Vince Vaughn (1970), Jerome Kern (1885), Flannery O'Connor (1925), Eugene Stoner (1922), Brad Dexter (1917), and John Nance Garner (1868). After him are George Lincoln Rockwell (1918), Sandra Dee (1942), David Farragut (1801), Zack Snyder (1966), Tracey Adams (1958), and Melissa Gilbert (1964).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tom Bosley ranks 843Before him are Clark Gregg (1962), Laura Linney (1964), Felicity Huffman (1962), David Arquette (1971), Vince Vaughn (1970), and Brad Dexter (1917). After him are Sandra Dee (1942), Melissa Gilbert (1964), Harrison Ford (1884), Dean Jones (1931), Benjamin Bratt (1963), and James Hong (1929).

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