Real Husbands of Hollywood | Top 25 Best TV Husbands

Before Kevin made his mark, these husbands did.

Frank Underwood on House of Cards - He doesn't have patience for useless things.  (Photo: Melinda Sue Gordon/Netflix)

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Frank Underwood on House of Cards - He doesn't have patience for useless things. (Photo: Melinda Sue Gordon/Netflix)

Bernie Mac on The Bernie Mac Show - What made Bernie's character unique was that the kids he was playing parent to were his nieces and nephew. The concept of being a surrogate father was new to him, but he had tremendous support from his wife Wanda.(Photo: FOX)

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Bernie Mac on The Bernie Mac Show - What made Bernie's character unique was that the kids he was playing parent to were his nieces and nephew. The concept of being a surrogate father was new to him, but he had tremendous support from his wife Wanda.(Photo: FOX)

Daryl Hughley on The Hughleys - Daryl always knew what to say at the right time to keep his wife and his kids in high spirits.(Photo: Getty Images)

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Daryl Hughley on The Hughleys - Daryl always knew what to say at the right time to keep his wife and his kids in high spirits.(Photo: Getty Images)

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Michael Richard Kyle Sr. on My Wife and Kids - No matter how much Junior managed to do something outlandish, Michael Sr. always loved him. (Photo: Touchstone Television)

Terry Crews - Time and time again actor and comedian Terry Crews has proven his versatility ? whether it?s playing himself on BET?s hit reality show, The Family Crews, or starring in Hollywood blockbusters such as Terminator Salvation and The Expendables or showcasing his comedic chops with roles in White Chicks and Soul Plane. Before treating himself to the Hollywood life, Crews played defensive end and linebacker for three seasons for the then-Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers and Washington Redskins. (Photo: Michael Desmond/The CW Network/ Landov)

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Julius Rock on Everybody Hates Chris - Occasional RHOH guest star Terry Crews played the part of Chris Rock's father in this biographical sitcom. (Photo: CW Network)

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Walter White on Breaking Bad - Walter White is a man who loved his family, used his talents to overcome a terrible situation and achieved a clear path to success. (Photo: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC)

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Walter White on Breaking Bad - Walter White is a man who loved his family, used his talents to overcome a terrible situation and achieved a clear path to success. (Photo: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC)

Stevie J on Love and Hip Hop - He sets a new bar for husbandry on every episode of Love and Hip Hop.(Photo: Prince Williams/FilmMagic)

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Stevie J on Love and Hip Hop - He sets a new bar for husbandry on every episode of Love and Hip Hop.(Photo: Prince Williams/FilmMagic)

Damon Carter on Soul Food - Although he wasn't technically a husband until the end of the series, we give him credit since he was played by none other than Boris Kodjoe. The woman his character married? Teri Joseph, played by his real-life wife Nicole Ari Parker. The two actually met on the show and their relationship blossomed off screen.  (Photo: twentieth Century Fox)

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Damon Carter on Soul Food - Although he wasn't technically a husband until the end of the series, we give him credit since he was played by none other than Boris Kodjoe. The woman his character married? Teri Joseph, played by his real-life wife Nicole Ari Parker. The two actually met on the show and their relationship blossomed off screen. (Photo: twentieth Century Fox)

Rick Grimes on The Walking Dead - Well, he was a husband, but some unfortunate circumstances led to that changing over the course of the series.  (Photo: AMC)

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Rick Grimes on The Walking Dead - Well, he was a husband, but some unfortunate circumstances led to that changing over the course of the series. (Photo: AMC)

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George Jefferson on The Jeffersons - What can you say, he lived on the Upper East Side and had a piece of the pie. (Photo: CBS via Getty Images) 

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Reverend Run on Run's House - Another example of a reality show real husband. Run was always dispensing advice and looking out for the family.   (Photo: John Ricard / BET)

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Reverend Run on Run's House - Another example of a reality show real husband. Run was always dispensing advice and looking out for the family.   (Photo: John Ricard / BET)

Tim Taylor on Home Improvement - It was a show about a guy who has a TV show about DIY house construction. Juggling being married with kids while hosting a TV series is tough but Tim "The Toolman" Taylor made it happen. (Photo: Getty Images)

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Tim Taylor on Home Improvement - It was a show about a guy who has a TV show about DIY house construction. Juggling being married with kids while hosting a TV series is tough but Tim "The Toolman" Taylor made it happen. (Photo: Getty Images)

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Cliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show - Bill Cosby set the template for Black family sitcoms with this show. No one will forget the words of wisdom from the Cos (or his sweaters).(Photo: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Uncle Phil on the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - Vivian's husband, father to Carlton, Ashley and Hilary, and father figure to Will. (Photo: Margaret Norton/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images)

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Uncle Phil on the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - Vivian's husband, father to Carlton, Ashley and Hilary, and father figure to Will. (Photo: Margaret Norton/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images)

Carl Winslow on Family Matters - He will forever be remembered as the Chicago police officer who always kept it real with everyone in his family ? even Steve.  (Photo: ABC, Miller-Boyett Productions)

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Carl Winslow on Family Matters - He will forever be remembered as the Chicago police officer who always kept it real with everyone in his family — even Steve. (Photo: ABC, Miller-Boyett Productions)

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Peter Griffin on Family Guy - Quahog, Rhode Island's finest.  (Photo: Fox)

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Peter Griffin on Family Guy - Quahog, Rhode Island's finest. (Photo: Fox)

Jay Pritchett on Modern Family - One of the patriarchs of the series, he is remarried to a woman much younger than himself and is best known for his sarcasm.(Photo: ABC)

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Jay Pritchett on Modern Family - One of the patriarchs of the series, he is remarried to a woman much younger than himself and is best known for his sarcasm.(Photo: ABC)

Earl on Dinosaurs - He pushed down trees for a living and always came home to his family. (Photo: Jim Henson Productions)

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Earl on Dinosaurs - He pushed down trees for a living and always came home to his family. (Photo: Jim Henson Productions)

George  Lopez on The George Lopez Show - Now he's on Real Husbands lighting it up.(Photo: Warner Bros. Television)

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George  Lopez on The George Lopez Show - Now he's on Real Husbands lighting it up.(Photo: Warner Bros. Television)

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T.I. on T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle - Literally a real husband. (Photo: VH1)

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Homer Simpson on The Simpsons - Probably one of the realest husbands in TV history. Despite his pitfalls and propensity for stupidity, he loves his family. And a good donut. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Homer Simpson on The Simpsons - Probably one of the realest husbands in TV history. Despite his pitfalls and propensity for stupidity, he loves his family. And a good donut. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Reverend Boyce on The Soul Man - Boyce the Voice is always there to make sure everyone makes the right choice. (Photo: TV Land)

Jason Pitts on The Game - Jason is two times a husband; once to Kelly and later on to Chardonnay. It doesn't get any realer than this when it comes to marriage credentials.(Photo: BET)

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Jason Pitts on The Game - Jason is two times a husband; once to Kelly and later on to Chardonnay. It doesn't get any realer than this when it comes to marriage credentials.(Photo: BET)

Robert Peterson on The Parent "Hood - During The Parent 'Hood's run, Mr. Peterson put his kids on the path to success, looked out for his best friend (played by Faizon Love), became a father figure to gang members and renewed his vows.  (Photo: the WB)

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Robert Peterson on The Parent "Hood - During The Parent 'Hood's run, Mr. Peterson put his kids on the path to success, looked out for his best friend (played by Faizon Love), became a father figure to gang members and renewed his vows. (Photo: the WB)

Al Bundy on Married With Children - Before Ed O'Neill was a husband and father in Modern Family, he was husband to Katey Segal and head of a dysfunctional household in Married With Children. Funny enough, both O'Neill and David Faustino (who played his teenaged son on the series) have both made guest appearances on Real Husbands of Hollywood.(Photo: Columbia Pictures/Courtesy of Getty Images)

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Al Bundy on Married With Children - Before Ed O'Neill was a husband and father in Modern Family, he was husband to Katey Segal and head of a dysfunctional household in Married With Children. Funny enough, both O'Neill and David Faustino (who played his teenaged son on the series) have both made guest appearances on Real Husbands of Hollywood.(Photo: Columbia Pictures/Courtesy of Getty Images)