Born at 11:21am-PWT.
Had to have a kidney transplant in 2000 due to a blockage that was misdiagnosed.
Has a dog named "Shadow".
Studied at the Yale School of Drama and became a lecturer at Harvard.
Won Broadway's 1970 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "Child's Play."
While attending Amherst College in Massachussets (Class of '66), Ken was an active member of their choral group, the Zumbyes. He even would record at least two albums with them, one of which featured him as an emcee during a Live show at a Florida college in May of 1965 (released in 1966) as well as a featured soloist.
Portrayed "Thomas Jefferson" in the original Broadway stage version of "1776" and reprised his role in the movie 1776 (1972).
Howard was elected head of the Screen Actors Guild in September 2009 for a two-year term.
Like his father, he is 6' 6" tall, which in high school earned him the nicknames, "Stork" and "The Big K.".
National Spokesperson and Executive Board Member of the Onyx and Breezy Foundation. An organization that grants financial aid to individuals and qualified rescues that benefit the welfare of animals.
Chancellor of the National Kidney Foundation.
Wife, Linda Fetters Howard, is a retired stuntwoman and former President of the Stuntwomen's Association of Motion Pictures, Inc.
Ex-stepfather of Adam Coleman Howard.