American actor, winner of the “Emmy” Ken Howard died on 72 th year of life, the Associated Press reported with reference to the union of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and radioartistov (SAG-AFTRA). On the causes of the death of the actor is not reported.
Notable roles Howard – the role of US President Thomas Jefferson in “1776″ film, as well as the role of the basketball team Chicago Bulls coach Ken Reeves in the TV series “The White Shadow»
Howard was the “Emmy” won the prize for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role in the film “Grey Gardens” in 2009.
Howard was chosen president of the Screen Actors Guild in 2009 and re-elected in 2011.