Ron Howard Overview

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Born: March 01, 1954

Ron Howard was born into a theatrical family in Oklahoma. His father had realized a boyhood dream of acting by attending the University of Oklahoma and majoring in drama, and his mother attended acting school in New York. He was in his first movie at the age of only 18 months in Frontier Woman (1955), although his first real part was at the age of four. Soon a regular on Playhouse 90 (1956), he was cast as Opie on The Andy Griffith Show (1960), and later moved from a child in Mayberry to... See All


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