American Filmmaker and actor
Date of birth: 1 March 1954
Place of birth: Oklahoma, USA
His parents: both actors.
His Wife: Cheryl Howard
1956 Ron was in his first movie: Frontier Woman
1960 Ron Howard played the role of Opie on "The Andy Griffith Show"
1976 He received a Golden Globe nomination for his role in The Shootist
1977 Howard directed and acted in the film Grand Theft Auto, produced by Corman.
1995 Ron Howard directed actress Kathleen Quinlan in the film Apolo 13, where Ron’s parents act too.
2002 He was ranked #29 in Premiere's 2002 annual Power 100 List.
2003 Howard received the USA National Medal of Arts
2005 Ron Howard filmed "The Da Vinci Code", based on the Best Seller novel by Dan Brown., starring Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou and Jean Reno.
2006 The Da Vinci Code, directed by Ron Howard, produced by Brian Grazer and John Calley for Columbia Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, will open the 59th Cannes Film Festival, Wednesday 17th, May 2006.