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 and elected to a second term in September 2011.
|1st President of SAG-AFTRA|
2012 – March 23, 2016
|Succeeded by||Gabrielle Carteris|
|28th President of the Screen Actors Guild|
|Preceded by||Alan Rosenberg|
|Succeeded by||Merged with the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists|
Kenneth Joseph Howard, Jr.
March 28, 1944
El Centro, California
|Died||March 23, 2016 (aged 71)|
Santa Clarita, California
- "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.
- 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.
- "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.