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Ron Howard

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Ronald William "Ron" Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American actor, director and producer. He came to prominence as a child actor, playing Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show for eight years, and later as the teenaged Richie Cunningham in the sitcom Happy Days for six years. He made film appearances such as in American Graffiti in 1973 and while starring in Happy Days he also made The Shootist in 1976, as well as making his directorial debut with the 1977 comedy film Grand Theft Auto. He left Happy Days in 1980 to focus on directing, and has since gone on to direct several films, including the Oscar winning Cocoon, Apollo 13, Frost/Nixon, A Beautiful Mind and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. In 2003, he was awarded the National Medal of Arts. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ron Howard, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mar 1, 1954 In Duncan, Oklahoma, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Frank Capra's American Dream
Latest Project:
Movie Laddie 2017-10-20
Known For
Poster of Tin Man
Poster of More American Graffiti
Poster of Village of the Giants
Poster of The Music Man
Series Frank Capra's American Dream Unknown 2020
Movie Laddie Himself 2017-10-20
Movie Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie Himself 2016-02-10
Movie Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Himself 2013-05-08
Movie The Arrested Development Documentary Project Himself 2013-05-02
Movie Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel himself 2011-01-21
Series Romance Town Eddie Corbett 2011-05-11
Movie The Death and Return of Superman Max's Son 2011-11-27
Movie Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible himself 2010-11-14
Movie Youth in Revolt Unknown 2009-09-11
Movie Alexander the Last Unknown 2009-03-14
Series Tin Man Gillom Rogers 2007-12-02
Movie Cars Unknown 2006-06-08
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Tell Them Who You Are Himself 2004-09-06
Series Arrested Development Narrator 2003-11-02
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie The Independent Himself 2000-11-10
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Movie Gods and Monsters Unknown 1998-01-21
Movie Welcome to Hollywood Ron Howard 1998-10-01
Series Jinbē Bobby Wilson 1998-10-12
Movie Frank Capra's American Dream Himself, Host 1997-01-01
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Black Jack: The Movie Unknown 1996-11-29
Movie Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 Himself 1996-01-01
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Slayers: The Motion Picture Unknown 1995-08-05
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Bitter Harvest 1981-08-05
Movie More American Graffiti Steve Bolander 1979-08-03
Movie Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel Himself 1978-04-06
Movie Grand Theft Auto Sam Freeman 1977-06-16
Series Donny & Marie Unknown 1976-01-23
Movie Eat My Dust Hoover Niebold 1976-04-01
Series Battle of the Network Stars Unknown 1976-11-13
Series The Captain and Tennille Unknown 1976-09-20
Movie Huckleberry Finn Huckleberry Finn 1975-01-01
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Happy Days Richie Cunningham 1974-01-15
Movie The Spikes Gang Les 1974-05-01
Movie Locusts Donny Fletcher 1974-10-10
Movie The Migrants Lyle Barlow 1974-02-04
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown 1973-04-02
Movie American Graffiti Steve Bolander 1973-08-01
Movie Happy Mother's Day, Love George Johnny 1973-08-17
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Series The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Movie Smoke Chris (as Ronny Howard) 1970-02-01
Series The Headmaster Unknown 1970-09-18
Movie The Wild Country Andrew Tanner 1970-12-16
Series The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Unknown 1969-09-14
Series Love, American Style Unknown 1969-09-29
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Judd for the Defense Unknown 1967-09-08
Series The Monroes Unknown 1966-09-07
Series I Spy Alan Loden 1965-09-15
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Movie Village of the Giants Genius 1965-10-20
Series Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Unknown 1964-09-25
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963-09-27
Series The Eleventh Hour Barry Stewart 1962-10-03
Movie The Music Man Winthrop Paroo 1962-06-19
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Wonderful World of Disney Unknown 1961-09-24
Series The New Breed Unknown 1961-10-03
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Pete and Gladys Unknown 1960-09-18
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Insight 1960-10-02
Series The Andy Griffith Show Opie Taylor 1960-10-03
Movie The Journey Billy Rhinelander 1959-02-19
Series The DuPont Show with June Allyson Unknown 1959-09-21
Series Dennis, The Menace Unknown 1959-10-04
Series Five Fingers 1959-10-04
Series Johnny Ringo Unknown 1959-10-02
Movie Rebel Without a Cause Unknown 1955-10-29
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Lassie Unknown 1954-09-12
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1944-01-20