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Ken Howard

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Ken Howard
Ken Howard in 2014
1st President of SAG-AFTRA
In office
2012 – March 23, 2016
Succeeded byGabrielle Carteris
28th President of the Screen Actors Guild
In office
Preceded byAlan Rosenberg
Succeeded byMerged with the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Personal details
Kenneth Joseph Howard, Jr.

(1944-03-28)March 28, 1944
El Centro, California
DiedMarch 23, 2016(2016-03-23) (aged 71)
Santa Clarita, California

Kenneth Joseph "Ken" Howard, Jr. (March 28, 1944 – March 23, 2016) was an American actor. He was best known for his roles as Thomas Jefferson in 1776 and as basketball coach and former Chicago Bulls player Ken Reeves in the television show The White Shadow. He was elected president of the Screen Actors Guild in September 2009[1] and elected to a second term in September 2011.[2]

Howard died in Santa Clarita, California on March 23, 2016 of pneumonia complicated by shingles and prostate cancer five days before his 72nd birthday.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ken Howard Elected as Screen Actors Guild President; Amy Aquino Elected as Secretary-Treasurer" (Press release). Screen Actors Guild. 24 September 2009. Retrieved 2011-12-07.
  2. Joshua L. Weinstein (22 September 2011). "Ken Howard Re-Elected President of SAG". The Wrap. Reuters. Archived from the original on 2011-09-24. Retrieved 2011-12-07.
  3. "Actor Ken Howard, TV Actor and Acting Union Leader, Dies". New York Times.com. Archived from the original on March 26, 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016.

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