Terrence Howard

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Terrence Dashon Howard
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/11/1969, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Terrence Howard Fast Facts:
  • Grew up in Cleveland.
  • Is the great-grandson of stage actress Minnie Gentry.
  • First professional acting job was a bit part in a Cosby Show episode; after his appearance was left out of the final edit, he went to Bill Cosby himself to find out why his role was cut.
  • Portrayed Jackie Jackson in a 1992 TV movie about the Jackson family called The Jacksons: An American Dream.
  • After several studio executives said they were willing to bankroll Hustle & Flow only if someone other than Howard played the lead role, producer John Singleton helped finance the film himself rather than recast the part.
  • Made his Broadway debut portraying Brick in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in 2008.
  • Released his debut album as a singer, Shine Through It, in 2008.
  • Became an honorary member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity in 2010. 
  • Enjoys restoring historic homes.
  • Terrence Howard Relationships:
  • Terrell Howard - Brother
  • Antonio Howard - Brother
  • Michelle Ghent - Ex-wife
  • Aubrey Howard - Daughter
  • Miranda Howard - Wife
  • Hunter Howard - Son
  • Heavenly Howard - Daughter
  • Lori McCommas - Ex-wife
  • Anita Williams - Mother
  • Ariana Williams - Half Sister
  • Tyrone Howard Jr. - Brother
  • Tyrone Howard - Father
  • Darnell Williams - Half Brother
  • Terrence Howard Awards:
  • 2006 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2005 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

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