Ron Howard

Age: 63
Born: March 1, 1954
Duncan, Oklahoma


Dr. Kildare: The Complete Fifth Season 2016
Dr. Kildare: The Complete Fourth Season 2015
Champs 2015
Happy Days: The Fifth Season 2014
Happy Days: Seasons 1-6 2014
Happy Days: The Sixth Season 2014
Eat My Dust / Grand Theft Auto 2011
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel 2011
Happy Days: The Fourth Season 2008
Happy Days: The Second Season 2007
Happy Days: The Third Season 2007
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Final Season 2006
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Sixth Season 2006
The Andy Griffith Show: Complete Series Collection 2006
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Seventh Season 2006
Tell Them Who You Are 2005
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Fourth Season 2005
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Second Season 2005
I'm a Fool 2005
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Fifth Season 2005
The Twilight Zone: Season 1 2004
Happy Days: The Complete First Season 2004
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete First Season 2004
The Independent 2003
Osmosis Jones 2001 (voice)
Return To Mayberry 1986
Bitter Harvest 1981
Fire On The Mountain 1981
Act Of Love 1980
More American Graffiti 1979
Grand Theft Auto 1977
Eat My Dust! 1976
The Shootist 1976
Huckleberry Finn 1975
Locusts 1974
The Migrants 1974
The Spikes Gang 1974
American Graffiti 1973
Run, Stranger, Run 1973
Happy Mother's Day ... Love George 1973
Smoke 1970
The Courtship Of Eddie's Father 1963


Zelda 2018
Inferno 2016
The Beatles Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years 2016
In the Heart of the Sea 2015
Made in America 2014
Rush 2013
The Dilemma 2011
Angels & Demons 2009
Frost/Nixon 2008
The Ron Howard Spotlight Collection 2008
The Da Vinci Code 2006
Cinderella Man 2005
The Missing 2003
A Beautiful Mind 2001
How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2000
EDtv 1999
Ransom 1996
Apollo 13 1995
The Paper 1994
Far And Away 1992
Backdraft 1991
Parenthood 1989
Willow 1988
Gung Ho 1986
Cocoon 1985
Splash 1984
Night Shift 1982
Skyward 1980
Through The Magic Pyramid 1980
Tut And Tuttle 1980
Cotton Candy 1978
Grand Theft Auto 1977
The Lost Symbol N/A


The Dark Tower 2017
Inferno 2016
Rush 2013
The Dilemma 2011
Cowboys & Aliens 2011
J. Edgar 2011
Frost/Nixon 2008
Changeling 2008
Curious George 2006
Cinderella Man 2005
Inside Deep Throat 2005
How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2000
From the Earth to the Moon 1999
EDtv 1999
Inventing The Abbotts 1997
The Chamber 1996
Far And Away 1992
When Your Lover Leaves 1983

Executive Producer

Zelda 2018
Mars: Season One 2017

Profile created on December 26, 2000.

Did you know?

  • Ron knew he wanted to direct rather than act early in his career.
  • He studied film at the University of California for two years. Ron decided it would be better experience to learn hands-on.
  • He was 22 when he directed his first film, Eat My Dust!
  • Ron married his high school sweetheart in 1975. They have four children, one boy and three girls.
  • Ron and wife Cheryl named three of their children after the places they were conceived: Bryce Dallas (Dallas, Texas), Jocelyn Carlyle and Paige Carlyle (Hotel Carlyle in New York). They named their fourth child Reed.
  • One of Ron's high school classmates was actress Rene Russo.
  • QUOTE: "I don't understand how all these kids got interested in collecting toys. When I was a kid we played with our toys - and destroyed them with cherry bombs!"

Undiscovered Picks

Upcoming movies worth watching that you may not have heard of.

  • Iron Protector
  • Strange Weather
  • Heritage Falls
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Dead Again in Tombstone