Ron Howard

Actor · Producer · Executive Producer
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Ronald William Howard is an American filmmaker and actor. Howard first came to prominence as a child actor, guest-starring in several television series, including an episode of The Twilight Zone. He gained national attention for playing young Opie Taylor, the son of Sheriff Andy Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show from 1960 through 1968. read more

Ronald William Howard is an American filmmaker and actor. Howard first came to prominence as a child actor, guest-starring in several television series, including an episode of The Twilight Zone. He gained national attention for playing young Opie Taylor, the son of Sheriff Andy Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show from 1960 through 1968. During this time, he also appeared in the musical film The Music Man (1962), a critical and commercial success. He was credited as Ronny Howard in his films from 1959 to 1973.

Birth Name

Ronald William Howard

Born

Monday, 01 March 1954

Links

Actor Filmography

Dads Himself / Self 2020
Reunited Apart Self 2020
Hollywood's Stories Self (archive footage) 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self 2019
The Movies Self - Director, A Beautiful Mind / Director, Frost / Nixon, Self - Director, Apollo 13, Self - Director, Splash / Director, A Beautiful Mind / Director, Parenthood, Self - Writer / Director, Grand Theft Auto / Actor, American Graffiti / Director, Solo: A Star Wars Story 2019
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Himself (archive footage) 2018
75th Golden Globe Awards Himself - Presenter 2018
Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies Himself 2017
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee (credit only) 2017
Chelsea Himself 2016
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Dads Himself / Self 2020
Reunited Apart Self 2020
Hollywood's Stories Self (archive footage) 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self 2019
The Movies Self - Director, A Beautiful Mind / Director, Frost / Nixon, Self - Director, Apollo 13, Self - Director, Splash / Director, A Beautiful Mind / Director, Parenthood, Self - Writer / Director, Grand Theft Auto / Actor, American Graffiti / Director, Solo: A Star Wars Story 2019
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Himself (archive footage) 2018
75th Golden Globe Awards Himself - Presenter 2018
Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies Himself 2017
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee (credit only) 2017
Chelsea Himself 2016
Sunday Today with Willie Geist Himself - Guest 2016
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie Ron Howard 2016
The IMDb Studio at Sundance Self 2016
House of Many Sorrows T.V. Segment (archive footage) 2016
Breakthrough Narrator (voice) 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
The Seventies Himself 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself 2015
Champs Himself 2015
The Odd Couple Stanley 2015
No No: A Dockumentary Himself 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2014
Off Camera with Sam Jones Self 2014
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
AmeriCarna Himself 2014
The Sixties Himself / Opie Taylor 2013
Celebrity Page Self, Himself 2013
Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Himself - Interviewee 2013
The Arrested Development Documentary Project Himself 2013
Nash Himself 2013
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
L.A. City Works Himself 2012
The Death and Return of Superman Max's Son 2011
America in Primetime Himself / Opie, The Andy Griffith Show 2011
1st Look Himself - Interviewee 2011
From Up on Poppy Hill Philosophy Club President (voice) 2011
On Story Self 2011
Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story Richie Cunningham (archive footage) 2011
Corman's World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel Himself 2011
Nightmare Next Door Dan Short 2011
Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible Himself 2010
Conan Himself - Guest 2010
The Talk Self, Self - Guest 2010
Machete Maidens Unleashed! Himself (archive footage) 2010
Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story Himself 2010
Talk Stoop Himself 2009
The Dr. Oz Show Self 2009
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Self 2009
Hollywood's Best Film Directors Himself - Interviewee / Film Director 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
Piers Morgan's Life Stories Self - Director, Willow 2009
Opie Gets Laid Opie Taylor (archive footage) 2009
Pioneers of Television Opie Taylor (archive footage) / Opie Taylor 2008
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest 2007
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition Self 2006
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
20 to 1 Himself (archive footage), Himself 2005
Bio Extra Himself 2005
Happy Days: 30th Anniversary Reunion Himself 2005
The Insider Himself (archive footage) 2004
Tell Them Who You Are Himself 2004
Christmas from Hollywood Himself (archive footage) 2003
Arrested Development Narrator, Ron Howard, Himself, Ron Howard / Narrator 2003
Shootout Himself 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Self - Guest 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
Top Gear Himself - Special Guest 2002
HypaSpace Himself 2002
Osmosis Jones Tom Colonic 2001
CMT Hot 20 Countdown Himself - Guest 2001
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Whoville Townsperson 2000
The Independent Himself 2000
From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic Himself 1999
VH-1 Where Are They Now? Himself 1999
The Directors Himself 1999
Welcome To Hollywood Ron Howard 1998
The Making of 'American Graffiti' Himself 1998
The View Himself - Guest 1997
Star Wars: The Magic & the Mystery Himself 1997
Frank Capra's American Dream Himself, Host 1997
Life and Times Himself 1996
Everybody Loves Raymond Himself 1996
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself - Guest 1996
Mundo VIP Himself 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself (archive footage), Himself 1996
Sen kväll med Luuk Himself 1996
Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 Himself 1996
MADtv Himself 1995
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage), Self 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Himself - Guest 1994
Frasier Stephen 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Top Ten List Presenter 1993
The Magical World of Chuck Jones Himself 1992
HBO First Look Himself 1992
Happy Days Reunion Special Himself 1992
The Horror Hall of Fame II Himself 1991
The Simpsons Ron Howard, Self (voice) (archive footage) 1989
Troldspejlet Himself - Director (archive footage) 1989
The Pat Sajak Show Himself - Guest 1989
The Arsenio Hall Show Himself - Guest 1989
American Masters Self 1986
Return to Mayberry Preacher 1986
Breakaway Himself 1983
Night Shift Annoying Sax Player 1982
Fire on the Mountain Lee Mackie 1981
Entertainment Tonight Himself (archive footage), Himself 1981
Bitter Harvest Ned De Vries 1981
The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang Richie Cunningham 1980
Act of Love Leon Cybulkowski 1980
The Toni Tennille Show Himself 1979
More American Graffiti Steve Bolander 1979
Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall Richie Cunningham 1979
Everyday Himself 1978
20/20 Himself - Actor 1978
Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel Himself 1978
Grand Theft Auto Ned Slinker 1977
I'm a Fool Andy 1977
The Captain and Tennille Himself 1976
The Shootist Gillom Rogers 1976
Eat My Dust Clark 1976
Laverne & Shirley Richie Cunningham 1976
Donny and Marie Himself 1975
Saturday Night Live Various / Opie / Self - Host 1975
The Rich Little Show Himself 1975
Huckleberry Finn Huckleberry Finn 1975
Dinah! Himself - Guest 1974
Locusts Donny Fletcher 1974
The Spikes Gang Les 1974
The Migrants Lyle Barlow 1974
Happy Days Richie Cunningham 1974
Happy Mother's Day, Love George Johnny 1973
American Graffiti Steve (as Ronny Howard) 1973
Great Performances Self 1972
M*A*S*H Wendell 1972
The Waltons Seth Turner 1971
The Smith Family Bob Smith 1971
The Wild Country Virgil Tanner 1970
Headmaster Tony Landis 1970
Love, American Style Richie Cunningham 1969
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Cory Merlino 1969
Lancer Turk Caudle, Willy 1968
Mayberry R.F.D. Opie Taylor 1968
Land of the Giants Jodar 1968
Gentle Ben Jerry, Jody Cutler 1967
Judd for the Defense Phil Beeton 1967
The Monroes Timothy Prescott 1966
Village Of The Giants Deputy 1965
The F.B.I. Jess Orkin 1965
The Big Valley Tommy 1965
I Spy Alan Loden 1965
The NFL on NBC Himself - Seattle Seahawks Tight End 1965
Gomer Pyle: USMC Opie Taylor 1964
Daniel Boone Luke 1964
Valentine's Day Jack (as Ronny Howard) 1964
The Great Adventure Daniel Waterhouse (as Ronny Howard) 1963
The Danny Kaye Show Himself (as Ronny Howard) 1963
The Fugitive Gus 1963
The Courtship Of Eddie's Father Eddie Corbett (as Ronny Howard) 1963
The Eleventh Hour Barry Stewart 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Music Man Winthrop Paroo (as Ronny Howard) 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Guest 1961
Five Minutes to Live Bobby Wilson (as Ronnie Howard) 1961
The New Breed Tommy Simms 1961
Dr. Kildare Jerry Prentice 1961
Route 66 Chet Duncan 1960
The Andy Griffith Show Opie Taylor 1960
Insight 1960
Pete and Gladys Tommy 1960
Dennis the Menace Stewart 1959
Five Fingers (as Ronny Howard) 1959
The Twilight Zone Wilcox Boy 1959
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Dan Adams, Georgie, Little Boy Eating Candy Bar, Little Boy with Ray Gun 1959
Hennesey Walker 1959
The DuPont Show with June Allyson Wim Wegless 1959
Bonanza Ted Hoag, Young boy with Griffin 1959
The Journey Billy Rhinelander (as Ronny Howard) 1959
Playhouse 90 (as Ronny Howard) 1956
Cheyenne Timmy 1955
Gunsmoke Jamie Barker 1955
The Magical World of Disney Chris, Virgil, Himself, Nuthin, Richie 'Nuthin'' Caldwell 1954
Lassie Gary 1954
The Danny Thomas Show Opie Taylor 1953
General Electric Theater Barnaby Baxter, Randy 1953
The Red Skelton Hour Joey 1951

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

Tick, Tick... Boom 2021
Hillbilly Elegy 2020
Rebuilding Paradise 2020
Dads 2020
68 Whiskey 2020
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band 2019
Being Frank 2019
Pavarotti 2019
Backdraft 2 2019
The Spy Who Dumped Me 2018
American Made 2017
The Dark Tower 2017
Genius 2017
Mars 2016
Inferno 2016
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years 2016
In The Heart Of The Sea 2015
Breakthrough 2015
Prophet's Prey 2015
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle 2015
The Good Lie 2014
Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots 2014
A Dream of Flying 2013
Evermore 2013
Out of the Blue 2013
Made In America 2013
Rush 2013
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest 2013
Admission 2013
Curious George Swings Into Spring 2013
Katy Perry: Part Of Me 2012
The Great Escape 2012
Curious George: Royal Monkey 2012
When You Find Me 2011
J. Edgar 2011
Cowboys & Aliens 2011
Restless 2011
The Dilemma 2011
Parenthood 2010
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas 2009
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! 2009
Angels & Demons 2009
Frost/Nixon 2008
Changeling 2008
Curious George 2006
The Da Vinci Code 2006
Curious George 2006
The Inside 2005
Cinderella Man 2005
Inside Deep Throat 2005
The Alamo 2004
The Missing 2003
Arrested Development 2003
A Beautiful Mind 2001
The Beast 2001
How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2000
Wonderland 2000
Beyond The Mat 2000
Edtv 1999
The PJs 1999
Mulholland Dr. 1999
Felicity 1998
Sports Night 1998
From the Earth to the Moon 1998
Hiller and Diller 1997
Inventing The Abbotts 1997
The Chamber 1996
Far and Away 1992
Closet Land 1991
The Doors 1991
Problem Child 1990
The 'Burbs 1989
Clean And Sober 1988
Vibes 1988
No Man's Land 1987
Gung Ho 1986
Into Thin Air 1985
Maximum Security 1984
When Your Lover Leaves 1983
The Time Crystal 1981
Skyward 1980
Leo and Loree 1980
ABC Afterschool Specials 1972
2018 Emmy Outstanding Limited Series Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Limited Series Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special Nominated
2009 Oscar Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominated
2009 Oscar Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
2009 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
2005 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
2004 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Won
2002 Oscar Best Picture Won
2002 Oscar Best Director Won
2002 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1999 Emmy Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Miniseries Won
1996 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Children's Program Nominated
1978 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Won
1977 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Nominated
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