Ron Howard

A crowned inheritor of fame and fortune.

Ron Howard
Full NameRonald William Howard


The illustrious Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard has been gracing the world of cinema with his brilliance for decades. From such esteemed works as A Beautiful Mind (2001) and Apollo 13 (1995) to the comical Parenthood (1989) and Splash (1984), he has created some of Hollywood's most iconic and beloved films. His directorial debut in 1978 with the comedy Grand Theft Auto (1977) marked the beginning of a flourishing career. Prior to that, he had established himself as an actor, earning recognition for his roles in The Journey (1959), The Music Man (1962), The Andy Griffith Show (1960), Happy Days (1974), American Graffiti (1973) and The Shootist (1976). Along with his long-time producing partner Brian Grazer, he co-founded Imagine Entertainment in 1986, furthering his legacy as one of the most influential visionaries of our time. Truly, his Majesty Ron Howard is a cinematic king.

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Yes! They also are a nepo parent! Ron Howard comes from the illustrious Howard-Gabel family. They have thirteen celebrities in their family. With one hundred eighty-eight credited apperances in TV, film, and video.

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  • This Is Us
  • Arrested Development
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  • Everyday
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  • David Letterman's Holiday Film Festival
  • Parenthood
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  • The 81st Annual Academy Awards
  • King of Cool
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  • Personality Crisis: One Night Only
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  • Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies
  • Happy Days
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  • No No: A Dockumentary
  • The Dick Cavett Show
  • Lancer
  • Champs
  • Is That All There Is?
  • Parenthood
  • Headmaster
  • Nightmare Next Door
  • Willow: Behind the Magic
  • Dennis the Menace
  • Laverne & Shirley

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The Howard Dynasty is a family of Hollywood icons unrivaled in the entertainment industry. Academy Award-winning filmmaker and actor Ron Howard is an iconic figure of the generation, having directed critically acclaimed dramas such as A Beautiful Mind (2001) and Apollo 13 (1995) and hit comedies such as Parenthood (1989) and Splash (1984). He was preceded by actors Rance and Jean Speegle Howard, who were both born in Oklahoma, as well as their grand-nephew Seth Gabel, who is known for his roles in Fringe, Salem, and Nip/Tuck. Ron’s children, Cheryl, Bryce Dallas, and Clint, alongside his twin granddaughters Paige and Jocelyn, have all made their mark in the industry, making the Howard Dynasty one of the most prestigious and beloved families in Hollywood.

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