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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.

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Mar 1, 1954 In Duncan - Oklahoma - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Golden Globe Awards 1944-01-20
Latest Project:
Movie Laddie 2017-10-20
Known For
Poster of Die Simpsons
Poster of The American Film Institute Salute to ...
Poster of The Great Adventure
Poster of Lassie
Movie Laddie Himself 2017-10-20
Series Frank Capra's American Dream Unknown 2015
Movie The Arrested Development Documentary Project Himself 2013-05-02
Movie Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Himself 2013-05-08
Movie Ufos, Sex und Monster - Das wilde Kino des Roger Corman himself 2011-01-21
Movie The Death and Return of Superman Max's Son 2011-11-27
Series 로맨스 타운 Eddie Corbett 2011-05-11
Movie Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible himself 2010-11-14
Movie Alexander the Last Unknown 2009-03-14
Movie Youth in Revolt Bob Smith 2009-09-11
Movie Cars Richie Cunningham 2006-06-08
Movie Princess Unknown 2006-06-16
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Tell Them Who You Are Himself 2004-09-06
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Flight Girls Unknown 2003-03-21
Series Arrested Development Narrator 2003-11-02
Movie Super süß und super sexy Unknown 2002-04-12
Movie Meine ersten zwanzig Millionen Unknown 2002-06-28
Movie King of B-Movies Himself 2000-11-10
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie Gods and Monsters Unknown 1998-01-21
Series じんべえ Bobby Wilson 1998-10-12
Movie Welcome to Hollywood Ron Howard 1998-10-01
Movie Frank Capra's American Dream Himself, Host 1997-01-01
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
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 Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Slayers Perfect Jody Cutler 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 Die Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Predator Opie Taylor 1987-06-12
Movie Bitter Harvest 1981-08-05
Movie Fire on the Mountain Lee Mackie 1981-11-23
Movie Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall Himself/Richie Cunningham 1979-01-01
Movie The Party is over... Die Fortsetzung von American Graffiti Steve Bolander 1979-08-03
Movie Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel Himself 1978-04-06
Movie Gib Gas... und laßt euch nicht erwischen Sam Freeman 1977-06-16
Movie Der letzte Scharfschütze Gillom Rogers 1976-08-11
Movie Eat My Dust Hoover Niebold 1976-04-01
Series The Captain and Tennille Unknown 1976-09-20
Movie 1900 Unknown 1976-09-01
Series Battle of the Network Stars Unknown 1976-11-13
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 Migrants Lyle Barlow 1974-02-04
Movie Der Tag, an dem die Heuschrecken kamen Donny Fletcher 1974-10-10
Movie Vier Vögel am Galgen Les 1974-05-01
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 Die Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Movie Smoke Chris (as Ronny Howard) 1970-02-01
Movie Rauhes Land Andrew Tanner 1970-12-16
Series Love, American Style Unknown 1969-09-29
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series The Monroes Unknown 1966-09-07
Series Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series Tennisschläger und Kanonen Alan Loden 1965-09-15
Series F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Movie Village of the Giants Genius 1965-10-20
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Unknown 1964-09-25
Series Auf der Flucht Unknown 1963-09-17
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963-09-27
Movie Music Man Winthrop Paroo 1962-06-19
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series The New Breed Unknown 1961-10-03
Series Pete and Gladys Unknown 1960-09-18
Series Insight 1960-10-02
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series The DuPont Show with June Allyson Unknown 1959-09-21
Series Johnny Ringo Unknown 1959-10-02
Movie Die Reise Billy Rhinelander 1959-02-19
Series Dennis – Der Quälgeist Unknown 1959-10-04
Series Five Fingers 1959-10-04
Series Rauchende Colts Unknown 1955-09-10
Movie … denn sie wissen nicht, was sie tun Unknown 1955-10-29
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