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Ron Howard is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Executive Music Producer American born on 1 march 1954 at Duncan (USA)

Ron Howard

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Birth name Ronald William Howard
Nationality USA
Birth 1 march 1954 (70 years) at Duncan (USA)
Creator of Imagine Entertainment
Awards Emmy Award, Daytime Emmy Award, National Medal of Arts, Academy Award for Best Director

Ronald William "Ron" Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American film director, producer, and actor, best known for playing two high-profile roles in television sitcoms in his childhood and early adulthood, and for directing a number of successful feature films later in his career.
He first came to prominence playing young Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show for eight years, and later teenager Richie Cunningham in the sitcom Happy Days for six years. Meanwhile, he appeared in the musical film The Music Man (1962), the coming of age film American Graffiti (1973), the western The Shootist (1976), and the comedy Grand Theft Auto (1977), which he also directed.

In 1980 he left Happy Days to focus on directing. His films include the science-fiction/fantasy film Cocoon (1985), the historical docudrama Apollo 13 (1995), the biographical drama A Beautiful Mind (2001) (which earned him the Academy Award for Best Director), and the thriller The Da Vinci Code (2006). In 2002, Howard conceived the Fox/Netflix comedy series Arrested Development, on which he would also serve as producer and narrator, and play a semi-fictionalized version of himself.

In 2003, Howard was awarded the National Medal of Arts. Asteroid 12561 Howard is named after him. He was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 2013.


Howard married Cheryl Alley on June 7, 1975. They have four children: daughters Bryce Dallas Howard (b. 1981), twins Jocelyn Carlyle and Paige Howard (b. 1985), and son Reed Cross (b. 1987).

Best films

The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Angels & Demons (2009)
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Apollo 13 (1995)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Usually with

Brian Grazer
Brian Grazer
(42 films)
Todd Hallowell
Todd Hallowell
(17 films)
Rance Howard
Rance Howard
(26 films)
Clint Howard
Clint Howard
(24 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Ron Howard (81 films)

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Solo: A Star Wars Story, 2h15
Directed by Ron Howard, Phil Lord
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance, Western
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Roles God
Rating68% 3.4463453.4463453.4463453.4463453.446345
L'univers de Star Wars tourne autour des tentatives de séparation d'un groupe favorable à un empire de la République galactique. Pour ce faire, les séparatistes entraînent des dirigeants de la République dans des affaires ingérables grâce aux manigances du Chancelier Suprême Palpatine, qui dit servir la démocratie tout en étant favorable à un empire. Pour maintenir la paix en place, les Jedi combattent les ennemis de la République, mais ceux-ci doivent faire face aux Seigneurs Sith (dont Palpatine est membre, sous le nom de Dark Sidious), tous sont sensibles à la Force, une capacité d'origine physiologique qui permet à leurs détenteurs d'acquérir certains pouvoirs surnaturels.
From Up on Poppy Hill, 1h31
Directed by Gorō Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Animation, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, Children's films
Actors Masami Nagasawa, Junichi Okada, Yuriko Ishida, Keiko Takeshita, Jun Fubuki, Rumi Hiiragi
Roles le chef philosophe
Rating74% 3.7013053.7013053.7013053.7013053.701305
Umi Matsuzaki is a 16-year-old student at Isogo High School living in Coquelicot Manor, a boarding house overlooking the Port of Yokohama in Japan. Her mother Ryoko is a medical professor studying abroad in the United States. Umi runs the house and looks after her younger siblings Sora and Riku and her grandmother, Hana. College student Sachiko Hirokouji and doctor-in-training Miki Hokuto also live there. Each morning, Umi raises a set of signal flags with the message "I pray for safe voyages".
Osmosis Jones, 1h35
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Tom Sito, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Crime, Animation
Themes Medical-themed films, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Chris Rock, Laurence Fishburne, David Hyde Pierce, Brandy, William Shatner, Molly Shannon
Roles Tom Colonic (voice)
Rating63% 3.152383.152383.152383.152383.15238
Frank Detorre (Bill Murray) is a widowed slovenly zookeeper at the Sucat Memorial Zoo in Rhode Island. Much to the frustration of his young daughter, Shane (Elena Franklin), he eats compulsively unhealthy and has minimal concern for germs or disease. While trying to eat a hard-boiled egg with mayonnaise and salt, it is stolen from him by a chimpanzee. He gets it back, but not before it falls into the filth of the chimp's habitat. When Shane is disgusted by him about to eat it he uses the "ten second rule" as a justification for the unsanitary act.
A Beautiful Mind, 2h15
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Films about education, Medical-themed films, Films about mathematics, Psychologie, Films about psychiatry
Actors Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Christopher Plummer, Josh Lucas
Rating81% 4.0982854.0982854.0982854.0982854.098285
In 1947, John Nash (Crowe) arrives at Princeton University. He is co-recipient, with Martin Hansen (Lucas), of the prestigious Carnegie Scholarship for mathematics. At a reception, he meets a group of other promising math and science graduate students, Richard Sol (Goldberg), Ainsley (Jason Gray-Stanford), and Bender (Rapp). He also meets his roommate Charles Herman (Bettany), a literature student.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 1h44
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Christmas films, L'enfance marginalisée, Musical films, Children's films, Santa Claus in film, Films about school violence
Actors Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon
Roles Whoville Townsperson (uncredited)
Rating63% 3.15563.15563.15563.15563.1556
All the Whos down in Whoville enjoy celebrating Christmas with much happiness and joy, except for the cynical and misanthropic Grinch (Jim Carrey) the Whos with great wrath and occasionally pulls dangerous and harmful practical jokes on them. As a result, no one likes or cares for him. Meanwhile, six-year-old Cindy Lou (Taylor Momsen) believes everyone is missing the point about Christmas by being more concerned about the gifts and festivities. After finding him mixing up the mail in the post office, Cindy Lou becomes interested in the Grinch and his history, asking everyone what they know about him, and soon discovers that he has a tragic past.
Welcome to Hollywood, 1h29
Directed by Adam Rifkin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Dennis Hopper, John Travolta, Adam Rifkin, Scott Wolf, Nicolas Cage, Peter Facinelli
Roles Ron Howard
Rating50% 2.50242.50242.50242.50242.5024
Un réalisateur décide de prendre en main la carrière d'un jeune acteur.
One Crazy Summer, 1h29
Directed by Savage Steve Holland
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors John Cusack, Demi Moore, Curtis Armstrong, Joel Murray, Bobcat Goldthwait, William Hickey
Roles Uncle Frank
Rating63% 3.197893.197893.197893.197893.19789
Hoops McCann (Cusack) is a recent high school graduate who failed to get a basketball scholarship, disappointing his parents. Hoops hopes to be admitted to the Rhode Island School of Design, and must write and illustrate a love story for his application. He joins his friend George Calamari (Murray), and George's sister Squid, to spend the summer on the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts. En route, they pick up a young rock singer named Cassandra Eldridge (Moore); who is being chased by a motorcycle gang at the time. Once on the island, Hoops and George, along with George's island friends the Stork twins and Ack-Ack Raymond, must help Cassandra save her grandfather's house from the greedy Beckersted Family. Along the way, Hoops must find a way to write his cartoon love story.
Return to Mayberry, 1h35
Directed by Bob Sweeney
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Ron Howard, Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Howard Morris, Jim Nabors, George Lindsey
Roles Opie Taylor
Rating68% 3.42453.42453.42453.42453.4245
Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith), now a US Postal Inspector, returns to his hometown of Mayberry, North Carolina with wife Helen (Aneta Corsaut)—whom he had married in 1968, on the sequel series Mayberry R.F.D.—but without his second-born son Andy, Jr. (christened on R.F.D.). Andy returns to Mayberry to see son Opie (Ron Howard) into fatherhood. Also, Andy plans to run in the soon-to-be held sheriff's election, as he has already asked county clerk Howard Sprague to prepare the paperwork. Andy puts aside any thoughts of running when he learns that his old deputy and cousin, Barney Fife (Don Knotts), left Raleigh, and was appointed acting sheriff. Barney intends to win the elected position outright. However, the citizens question the easily riled Barney's sanity when he falls for a commercial ploy touting a Myer's Lake monster. Meanwhile, Opie ponders moving his family out of Mayberry to expand his journalism career.
Night Shift, 1h42
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution
Actors Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long, Richard Belzer, Gina Hecht, Pat Corley
Roles Annoying Sax Player (uncredited)
Rating64% 3.2472953.2472953.2472953.2472953.247295
Chuck (Winkler), formerly a successful stockbroker, has found a refuge from the ulcer-inducing Wall Street rat race in his job as an attendant at the New York City morgue. His displeasure at being "promoted" to Night Shift Supervisor to make room for his boss's nephew is exacerbated by the irrational exuberance of Bill "Blaze" Blazejowski (Keaton), his new co-worker. They are inspired by the plight of Chuck's prostitute neighbor, Belinda (Long), to apply Chuck's financial acumen and Bill's entrepreneurial spirit to open a prostitution service headquartered at the morgue.
Bitter Harvest, 1h34
Directed by Roger Young
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Ron Howard, Art Carney, Barry Corbin, Richard A. Dysart, G. W. Bailey, Dwight Schultz
Roles Ned De Vries
Rating67% 3.388343.388343.388343.388343.38834
Ned De Vries (played by Ron Howard) is a Michigan dairy farmer, a young ambitious man with a wife and family, but he has a problem. His cattle are getting sick.
Fire on the Mountain, 2h
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Ron Howard, Buddy Ebsen, Harvey Vernon, Julie Carmen, Ross Harris, Michael Conrad
Roles Lee Mackie
Rating62% 3.142793.142793.142793.142793.14279
Au Nouveau-Mexique, le petit Billy Starr, 12 ans, passe l'été dans le ranch de son grand-père John Vogelin. Le gouvernement veut agrandir sa base militaire de tirs de missiles White Sands Missile Range qui jouxte le ranch en le réquisitionnant, mais John Vogelin refuse de vendre. Lee Mackie, jeune promoteur de retour au pays, que l'armée délègue auprès de John pour entamer des négociations, se rallie à sa cause. Sans être antipatriotique, John Vogelin ne veut pas changer d'existence et va montrer ce qu'un individu déterminé peut faire lorsqu'il se trouve confronté au pouvoir et à ses puissants militaires.
More American Graffiti, 1h50
Directed by George Lucas, Bill L. Norton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Political films, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Candy Clark, Bo Hopkins, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Mackenzie Phillips, Charles Martin Smith
Roles Steve Bolander
Rating53% 2.6988252.6988252.6988252.6988252.698825
The film, set over the course of four consecutive New Year's Eves from 1964 to 1967, depicts scenes from each of these years, intertwined with one another as though events happen simultaneously. The audience is protected from confusion by the use of a distinct cinematic style for each section. For example, the 1966 sequences echo the movie of Woodstock using split screens and multiple angles of the same event simultaneously on screen, the 1965 sequences (set in Vietnam) shot hand-held on grainy super 16 mm film designed to resemble war reporters' footage. The film attempts to memorialize the 1960s with sequences that recreate the sense and style of those days with references to Haight-Ashbury, the campus peace movement, the beginnings of the modern woman's liberation movement and the accompanying social revolt. One character burned his draft card, showing a younger audience what so many Americans had done on the television news ten years before the movie's release. Other characters are shown frantically disposing of their marijuana before a traffic stop as a police officer pulls them over, and another scene shows the police brutality with billy clubs during an anti-Vietnam protest.