- Name: Ken Howard
- Age at Death: 71 years old
- Height: 6ft 6in (198 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $2 Million
- Status: Deceased
Ken Howard was an American actor and former president of the Screen Actors Guild. He was best known for the film, 1776, and the television series, The White Shadow. Howard was born to parents Martha and Kenneth on March 28, 1944 in El Centro, California. He grew up in Manhasset, New York where he attended Manhasset High School. He played basketball on the school’s varsity team. Howard continued his education at Amherst College where he also served as captain of the basketball team. He studied briefly at Yale School of Drama.
Howard started his acting career doing small roles on Broadway. His first appearance was the musical production, Promises, Promises. In 1970, he played the role of “Paul Reese” in the play, Child’s Play. His performance earned him a Tony Award for best supporting actor. Howard went on to play the role of “Thomas Jefferson” in the musical, 1776, a role he would revisit in the 1972 film adaption. Other notable Broadway shows include Seesaw, The Norman Conquests, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Howard’s film debut was the 1970 drama film, Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon. He’s since appeared in over 40 films alongside top acts including Sylvester Stallone, Harrison Ford, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Howard will be remembered for playing “Ken Reeves” on the CBS television series, The White Shadow. The show premiered on November 27, 1978 and ended in 1981 after the third season. Another notable mention was the series ‘Grey Gardens’ for which he won an Emmy Award in 2009.
Ken Howard died on March 23, 2016 at the age of 71. His cause of death has not yet been revealed. Howard was 6ft 6in tall and had a net worth of $2 million. He was married to first wife “Louise Sorel (1973-1975)”, second wife “Margo Coleman (1977-1991)” and third wife “Linda Fetters (1992-2016)”. Linda was a former stunt woman. Howard is survived by his third wife and his three stepchildren from previous marriage.
Ken Howard Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Kenneth Joseph Howard, Jr.
- Birthday: March 28, 1944
- Place of Birth: El Centro, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 6in (198 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Years Active: 1968-2016
- Net Worth 2016: US $2 Million
- Marriage(s): Louise Sorel, Margo Coleman, Linda Fetters
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: March 23, 2016
- Cause of Death: Not Disclosed
- Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.