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C. Thomas Howell


After an eye-catching performance in the teen coming-of-age epic The Outsiders (1983), ex-child rodeo star C. Thomas Howell was one of the most promising young actors in the mid 1980s. Christopher Thomas Howell was born in Los Angeles, California, to Candice (Webb) and Chris Howell, a professional bull rider turned stuntman. He started working in ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Outsiders
The Outsiders Ponyboy Curtis
(1983)
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man Jack's Father
(2012)
Red Dawn
Red Dawn Robert
(1984)

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 2017 A Question of Faith (completed)
John Danielson
 2016 Sick People (completed)
Dr. Sam Zimmerman
 2017 Dirty Dealing 3D
Carter
 2017 Blue Weekend
Robert Crawford
 2017 Rich Boy, Rich Girl
Blake
 2017 The Shadow People
Kaine
 2017 My B.F.F.
Ben Wilkins
 2016 Beast Mode
Breen Nash
 2016 Attack of the Killer Donuts
Officer Roberts
 2016/I Blood Lust
Ryan
 2015 Lazarus Rising
Silent Cal
 2015/I Magic Hour
Tom Worthy
 2015 A Christmas Eve Miracle
Jack Carter
 2015 Woodlawn
Shorty
 2015 Rivers 9
Sheriff Quentin
 2015 The Sin Seer
 2015 Spirit Riders
Keith
 2014 Borrowed Moments
Jack
 2014 A Magic Christmas
Jack Carter
 2014 Bigfoot Wars
Zeke
 2013 Storm Rider
Mitch
 2013 Lost on Purpose
Delbert Furgeson
 2013 Don't Pass Me By
Jack
 2012/II Escape
Paul Jordan
 2012 MoniKa
Double
 2012 Commander and Chief
Shrub
 2012/II Wedding Day
Russ
 2011/I Restitution
John Youngstown
 2010 Flatline
Teacher
 2010 The Terror Experiment
Chief Grosso
 2010 Cupid's Arrow
Professor Grimes
 2009 The Jailhouse
Seth Delray
 2009/II The Grind
Luke
 2009 Camouflage
Stanley
 2009/II Fuel
Shane
 2009 Secret at Arrow Lake
Daniel
 2008 Toxic
Joe
 2008 Big Game
Sully
 2008 House of Fallen
Thomas
 2007 The Haunting of Marsten Manor
Captain Williams
 2007 Cold Ones
KC
 2006 The Far Side of Jericho
Little Jemmy Thornton
 2006 The Da Vinci Treasure
Michael Archer
 2005 Glass Trap
Curtis
 2005 The Lost Angel
Kuratha
 2004 A Killer Within
Addison Terrill
 2004 Nursie
Zack
 2003 Net Games
Adam Vance
 2001 Separate Ways
Tom Milton
 2001 Askari
Joss Mc Kinley
 2001 XCU: Extreme Close Up
Geoffrey Liddy
 2001 WillFull
Nat Wolff
 2001 Burning Down the House
Concierge
 2001 The Affair
Luke
 2000 Red Team
J.B. Gaines
 2000 The Million Dollar Kid
Valentino
 1999 Enemy Action
John Reed
 1999 Hitman's Run
Tom Holly
 1999 Avalanche
Jack
 1999 The Glass Jar
Lanois
 1998 Fatal Affair
Malcolm 'Mack' Maddox
 1998 Charades
Evan
 1998 Matter of Trust
Michael D'Angelo
 1997 Dilemma
Thomas 'Quin' Quinlan
 1997 Sleeping Dogs
Sanchez Boon
 1997 Last Lives
Aaron
 1997 Laws of Deception
Evan Marino
 1995 Mad Dogs and Englishmen
Mike (as C Thomas Howell)
 1995 Dangerous Indiscretion
Jim Lomax
 1995 Payback
Oscar Bonsetter
 1994 Teresa's Tattoo
Carl
 1993 Treacherous
Micky Stewert
 1992 Nickel & Dime
Jack Stone
 1992 To Protect and Serve
Egan
 1992 That Night
Rick
 1992 Breaking the Rules
Gene Michaels
 1990 Kid
Kid
 1990 Side Out
Monroe Clark
 1988 Il giovane Toscanini
Arturo
 1987 A Tiger's Tale
Bubber Drumm
 1984 Red Dawn
Robert
 1984 Grandview, U.S.A.
Tim Pearson
 1984 Tank
Billy
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Tyler (as Tom Howell)
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Other Works:

In 1997, co-starred with Adam Ferrara, Steven Eckholdt, Jane Sibbett, Rue McClanahan and child actors Mercedes Kastner, Chelsea Parnell and Scotty Leavenworth in an unsold television pilot called "Dads". It was about three divorced dads, a woman fashion executive, a grunge-rock singer and an architect in the throws of raising ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

C Thomas Howell | Tom Howell

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2013, on The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)] That was probably a mistake, to be honest. It was mishandled. There was a time when Rutger was involved as well, so I sort of committed with the understanding that that was what was taking place, but then that didn't happen. It was a bit of a mess. The whole thing was just a real mess, and there was nothing I could do at that point. It probably ... See more »

Trivia:

He turned down the role of Daniel LaRusso in The Karate Kid (1984). See more »

Nickname:

C.T. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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