Buried at Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California.
Directed the classic black-and-white pilot of TV's "Get Smart" (1965).
Had four children: David, Gabrielle, Kim, and Devra
He served as the voice of the Qantas Airlines Koala for the airline's famous television commercials during the 1980s. He also as well as television's Atom Ant in "The Atom Ant Show," Beetle Bailey and General Halftrack in "Beetle Bailey and His Friends," and Jughead Jones and Big Moose Mason in "The Archie Show."
He was always surprised by his notoriety because he only appeared five times as Ernest T. Bass. Mountain Wedding/29 April, '63; E.T.B. Joins the Army/14 October, '63; My Fair E.T.B./3 February, '64; The Education of E.T.B./12 October, '64; Malcom at the Crossroads/27 September, '65. He made other appearances as different characters, George and Leonard and one uncredited voice over.
Howard's voice has been a regular in "Hanna-Barbera" cartoons from the 60's until the present.
In the 1970s, he directed some McDonaldland commercials featuring Ronald, the Hamburglar, Mayor McCheese, and friends. Morris also performed the voice of Mayor McCheese throughout the decade.
Performed Army tour productions of "Hamlet" and "Macbeth" for Maurice Evans during WWII. Ironically, Howard was Carl Reiner's sergeant at the time and Reiner also performed.