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  • Originally wanted to be a stunt actor like his father.
  • Was a junior rodeo champion as a child.
  • Had a secondary role in E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial before his breakthrough role as Ponyboy Curtis in The Outsiders.
  • Won 2008 reality show Celebracadabra, earning him the title of "World's Greatest Celebrity Magician."


  • Candice Howell — Mother
  • Chris Howell — Father
  • Candy — Sister
  • Stacy — Sister
  • Liam West Howell — Son
  • Sylvie Anderson — Wife (separated)
  • John Howell — Brother
  • Dashiell Howell — Son
  • Rae Dawn Chong — Ex-wife
  • Isabelle Howell — Daughter

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  • Birth Name: Christopher Thomas Howell
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director

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BONES:  When an affluent prep school student is found dead Brennan (Emily Deschanel, R) proves that it was indeed murder, not suicide in the BONES episode "A Boy In A Tree" airing Tuesday, Sept. 20 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.  Also pictured:  David Boreanaz (C).  ™©2005 Fox Broadcasting Co.  Cr:  Sam Urdank/FOX.
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The Bones series finale!