Tom Bosley Dead at 83

10/19/2010 4:00 PM PDT
Tom Bosley -- who famously played Mr. Cunningham on "Happy Days" -- died this morning at a hospital in Rancho Mirage, CA ... TMZ has learned.

Tom Bosley dead.
A rep for the Bosleys tells TMZ Tom "died of natural causes or specifically, from a brief battle with lung cancer."

The rep adds, "In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society."

He was 83 years old.

Tom Bosley Dead