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Thomas Edward "Tom" Bosley was an American actor who was best known for his roles as Howard Cunningham on the ABC sitcom Happy Days from 1974 to 1984, as the titular character on the NBC/ABC crime drama mystery series Father Dowling Mysteries from 1989 to 1991, and as the forest gnome David from The World of David the Gnome.

For Disney, Bosley voiced Santa Paws in the 2009 Disney live-action film, Santa Buddies and played Spinner in Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color. He also originated the role of Maurice in the musical production of Beauty and the Beast.

He died 18 days after his 83rd birthday.

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