Ron Howard

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Ronald William Howard
  • Birth Place: Duncan, OK
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/01/1954, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor; director; producer; writer
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Ron Howard Fast Facts:
  • First screen role was in the 1956 Western Frontier Woman at 18 months old.
  • Stage debut (at age 2) was in a Baltimore production of The Seven-Year Itch, which was directed by his father.
  • Was a high school classmate of Rene Russo.
  • At his 1975 wedding to high school sweetheart Cheryl Alley, the ushers were Happy Days costars Donnie Most, Anson Williams and Tom Bosley.
  • Made directorial debut in 1977 with Grand Theft Auto, co-written with his father and produced by Roger Corman.
  • Narrated the sitcom Arrested Development, for which he was also a producer.
  • Ron Howard Relationships:
  • Paige Carlyle Howard - Daughter
  • Jocelyn Carlyle Howard - Daughter
  • Cheryl Howard - Wife
  • Clint Howard - Brother
  • Reed Cross Howard - Son
  • Bryce Dallas Howard - Daughter
  • Jean Speegle Howard - Mother
  • Rance Howard - Father
  • Ron Howard Awards:
  • 1996 Golden Globe: Best Director - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2008 Oscar: Best Motion Picture of the Year - Nominee
  • 2001 Oscar: Best Achievement in Directing - Winner
  • 1977 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2009 Golden Globe: Best Director - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2008 Oscar: Best Achievement in Directing - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2008 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Director - Nominee
  • 2002 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Foreign Film - Nominee
  • 2001 Oscar: Best Motion Picture of the Year - Winner
  • 2008 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Film - Nominee
  • 2002 Golden Globe: Best Director - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or less) - Nominee
  • 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Miniseries - Winner
  • 1978 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2001 BAFTA Film Awards: The David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction - Nominee
  • 2013 BAFTA Film Awards: Outstanding British Film - Nominee
  • 1982 Emmy: Outstanding Children's Program - Nominee
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2001 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Film - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

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