Ron Howard Overview:

Actor, Ron Howard, was born Ronald William Howard on Mar 1, 1954 in Duncan, OK. As of December 2023, Ron Howard was 69 years old.



Ron Howard was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Director for A Beautiful Mind in 2001.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
2001Best DirectorA Beautiful Mind (2001)N/AWon
2008Best PictureFrost/Nixon (2008)N/ANominated
2008Best DirectorFrost/Nixon (2008)N/ANominated

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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Solo (2018, )

on May 10, 2020 From The Stop Button

Solo: A Star Wars Story is juvenile, which might be what manages to save it. It?s got nothing but problems?a troubled production (director Howard took over from fired ?executive producers? Christopher Miller and Phil Lord and shot seventy-percent of what?s in the film), an uninspired screenplay (by ... Read full article

Splash (1984, )

on Apr 16, 2013 From The Stop Button

Splash has a strange narrative structure. The front’s heavy, likely because the filmmakers make a real effort to establish Tom Hanks as a listless young (well, youngish) man. Of course, Hanks is a listless man with an apparently great job as a produce whole seller, an amazing Manhattan apartme... Read full article

News From the Lake: on Twitter, Voice Your Choice Winners, Drew Barrymore on the Essentials

By Kristen on Mar 8, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

Welcome back to another edition of News From the Lake. ?In this series of news, we’ll be discussing a special opportunity to converse with director , the winners of Fox’s Voice Your Choice series are revealed, and Drew Barrymore is all prepped for another round of The Essential... Read full article

Willow (1988, )

on Dec 28, 2011 From The Stop Button

I wonder if Willow?s lack of popularity has anything to do with the protagonist not fitting the regular sci-fi and fantasy and magic standard. Not because Warwick Davis is a dwarf, but because his character is so non-traditional. He?s not an idealistic youth, or a hidden prince? he?s a farmer with a... Read full article

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Ron Howard Quotes:

Mike: Who got the Goo?
Genius: They got it. One of them ran off with it. I was going to stop him, but...
Nancy: But what?
Genius: Reasons of pure logic. He was bigger than me.

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