Saturday 15 July 2017

Ron Howard

Ron Howard is an American actor and director. He shot to fame when he played the character of Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andre Griffith Show. Ron has also worked in other movies such as The Chamber, Ransom, The Independent, The Missing, Cinderella Man, Da Vinci Code, Angels&Demons, Cowboys&Aliens, Inferno, Dark Tower etc. He is presently directing the movie Untitled Han Solo Film. Howard has also been part of many television series such as Dennis the Menace, The Many Love of Dobbie Gillis, The Smith Family, Arrested Development and more. Ron has won Academy award and the Golden Globe for the Beautiful Mind which he directed. In 2008, he got nominated again for Frost/Nixon, but lost to Slumdog Millionaire. He has also earned nominations at the British Academy Awards.

Ron Howard  Religion

Born in Duncan, Oklahoma, Ron is a Christian by faith and practice. He has a German, Irish, English, Scottish and Dutch ancestry.

Ron Howard Political Views

He is a voracious supporter of Barack Obama and supported him in both his Presidential campaigns. It clearly demonstrates that he is a liberal Democrat. However, his younger brother Clint Howard in a conservative Republican.

Who is he/she dating?

Ron Howard is married to writer Cheryl Alley and has four children.

Ron Howard Hobbies

Ron along with Brian Grazer is the co-chairman of film and production company Imagine Entertainment. He is a huge fan of cricket and extremely passionate about this game. Besides, he has been awarded National Medal of Arts by the National Endowment of Arts in 2013.

Interesting Facts

His production company has made films such as Friday Night Lights, 8 Mile, and Inside Deep Throat.  Also the television series under this banner are 24, Felicity, and Arrested Development. 

Ron appeared in the music video "Blame It" of Jamie Foxx. 

Ron along with Brian Grazer received the Annual Awareness Award from the National Mental Health Awareness Campaign for their direction of A Beautiful Mind, a movie about John Nash suffering from Schizophrenia. 

He is known to frequently cast Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Russel Crowe, and Michael Keaton.

Ron has been constantly ranked on the Premiere Magazine's annual Power 100 list. 

He was ranked 7 on VH1's "100 Greatest Kid Star".