Harold Gould was born on December 10, 1923 in Schenectady,
New York. Harold V. Goldstein is Gould's birth name. Gould died on September 11, 2010.
On the TV series LOVE AMERICAN STYLE, Gould originated the
role of Howard Cunningham in a segment called 'Love and the
Happy Days' in 1972. When HAPPY DAYS became an actual series
with Ron Howard and Henry Winkler, Gould was replaced in the
dad role by Tom Bosley.
Harold Gould has had over 140 TV guest apperances on many
different series', TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL, DALLAS, L.A. LAW, and
ST. ELSEWHERE to name a few.
A Professor in speech and drama at Cornell University, Harold
Gould decided to practice what he preached and started pursuing
some off-Broadway work in the 1950's. Iin the 1960's he became
a full-time professional actor.
Gould also originated the role of Marlo Thomas' father in
the first pilot of THAT GIRL, however Lew Parker got the role
in the series.
Harold Gould's other notable credits include...
THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED (2010)
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (2005)
NOBODY'S PERFECT (2004)
THE MASTER OF DISGUISE (2002)
DYING ON THE EDGE (2001)
STUART LITTLE (1999)
PATCH ADAMS (1998)
BROWN'S REQUIEM (1998)
MY GIANT (1998)
KILLER: A JOURNAL OF MURDER (1996)
LOVER'S KNOT (1996)
FLESH SUITCASE (1995)
PLAYING FOR KEEPS (1986)
THE DREAM CHASERS (1982)
LIKE OLD TIMES
THE ONE AND ONLY (1978)
THE BIG BUS (1976)
SILENT MOVIE (1976)
LOVE AND DEATH (1975)
THE STRONGEST MAN IN THE WORLD (1975)
THE FRONT PAGE (1974)
WHERE DOES IT HURT? (1972)
MRS. POLLIFAX-SPY (1971)
THE LAWYER (1970)
THE ARRANGEMENT (1969)
PROJECT X (1968)
PROJECT X (1968)
AN AMERICAN DREAM (1966)
INSIDE DAISY CLOVER (1965)
THE YELLOW CANARY (1963)