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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 General Electric Theater 1953-02-01
Latest Project:
Pelicula Laddie 2017-10-20
Known For
Poster of Frank Capra's American Dream
Poster of Frasier
Poster of The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang
Poster of Five Fingers
Pelicula Laddie Himself 2017-10-20
Series Frank Capra's American Dream Unknown 2017
Pelicula Funny or Die presenta: La película del arte de la negociación de Donald Trump Himself 2016-02-10
Pelicula Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Himself 2013-05-08
Pelicula The Arrested Development Documentary Project Himself 2013-05-02
Pelicula The Death and Return of Superman Max's Son 2011-11-27
Pelicula El mundo de Roger Corman himself 2011-01-21
Pelicula Industrial Light & Magic: Creando lo imposible himself 2010-11-14
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Series Arrested Development Narrator 2003-11-02
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Pelicula Osmosis Jones Tom Colonic (voice) 2001-08-07
Pelicula The Independent 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
Pelicula Welcome to Hollywood Ron Howard 1998-10-01
Pelicula The Making of 'American Graffiti' Himself 1998-09-15
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Pelicula Frank Capra's American Dream Himself, Host 1997-01-01
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Pelicula Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 Himself 1996-01-01
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1992-06-12
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Los Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17
Pelicula Fire on the Mountain Lee Mackie 1981-11-23
Pelicula Bitter Harvest 1981-08-05
Series The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang Richie Cunningham 1980-11-08
Pelicula Más American Graffiti Steve Bolander 1979-08-03
Pelicula Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall Himself/Richie Cunningham 1979-01-01
Pelicula Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel Himself 1978-04-06
Pelicula Loca escapada a Las Vegas Sam Freeman 1977-06-16
Series Battle of the Network Stars Unknown 1976-11-13
Series The Captain and Tennille Unknown 1976-09-20
Pelicula El último pistolero Gillom Rogers 1976-08-11
Pelicula Eat My Dust Hoover Niebold 1976-04-01
Series Laverne & Shirley Unknown 1976-01-27
Series Donny & Marie Unknown 1976-01-23
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Pelicula Huckleberry Finn Huckleberry Finn 1975-01-01
Series Happy Days Richie Cunningham 1974-01-15
Pelicula The Migrants Lyle Barlow 1974-02-04
Pelicula Tres forajidos y un pistolero Les 1974-05-01
Pelicula Locusts Donny Fletcher 1974-10-10
Pelicula Happy Mother's Day, Love George Johnny 1973-08-17
Pelicula American Graffiti Steve Bolander 1973-08-01
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown 1973-04-02
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Series The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Series The Smith Family Bob Smith 1971-01-20
Pelicula Smoke Chris (as Ronny Howard) 1970-02-01
Series The Headmaster Unknown 1970-09-18
Pelicula The Wild Country Andrew Tanner 1970-12-16
Series Love, American Style Unknown 1969-09-29
Series The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Unknown 1969-09-14
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Gentle Ben Jody Cutler 1967-09-10
Series Judd for the Defense Unknown 1967-09-08
Series The Monroes Unknown 1966-09-07
Pelicula Village of the Giants Genius 1965-10-20
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series I Spy Alan Loden 1965-09-15
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Unknown 1964-09-25
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963-09-27
Series El fugitivo Unknown 1963-09-17
Pelicula El noviazgo del padre de Eddie Eddie Corbett 1963-03-27
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Pelicula Vivir de ilusión Winthrop Paroo 1962-06-19
Pelicula Five Minutes to Live Bobby Wilson 1961-12-07
Series The New Breed Unknown 1961-10-03
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Pete and Gladys Unknown 1960-09-18
Series Insight 1960-10-02
Series The Andy Griffith Show Opie Taylor 1960-10-03
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Dennis, The Menace Unknown 1959-10-04
Series Five Fingers 1959-10-04
Series Johnny Ringo Unknown 1959-10-02
Series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Unknown 1959-09-29
Series The DuPont Show with June Allyson Unknown 1959-09-21
Pelicula Rojo atardecer Billy Rhinelander 1959-02-19
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Lassie Unknown 1954-09-12
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01