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Arliss Howard

Arliss Howard was born on October 18, 1954 in Independence, Missouri, USA as Leslie Richard Howard. He is an actor and director, known for Full Metal Jacket (1987), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) and The Time Traveler's Wife (2009). He has been married to Debra Winger since November 28, 1996. They have one child. He was previously married to... See full bio »
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 2015 Concussion (completed)
Dr. Joseph Maroon
 2007 Weapons
Mikey's Uncle
 2004 Birth
 2004 Dandelion
Luke Mullich
 2001 Big Bad Love
 1999 A Map of the World
Paul Reverdy
 1998 The Lesser Evil
Ivan Williams
 1996 Tales of Erotica
Bruce Lomann (segment "Wet")
 1996 Johns
John Cardoza
 1994 Natural Born Killers
Owen Traft, Mickey & Mallory's Guardian Angel / The Demon (uncredited)
 1993 The Sandlot
Grown-up Scotty (uncredited)
 1992 CrissCross
 1992 Ruby
 1991 For the Boys
Sgt. Michael Leonard (uncredited)
 1990 Men Don't Leave
Charles Simon
 1988 Tequila Sunrise
 1987 Plain Clothes
Nick Dunbar
 1986 The Ladies Club
Ed Bricker
 1985 The Lightship
 1985 Sylvester
 1984 Door to Door
Leon Spencer
 1983 The Prodigal
Scott Stuart
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Stage: Appeared (as "Peck") in "How I Learned to Drive", American Repoertory Theatre, 9/18/98-10/10/98, Cambridge, MA. See more »

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Less R. Howard


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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When I came to California I thought once they put you in a movie, then you become a movie star. And then a movie I did came out and no one saw it and I wasn't a movie star.


Older brother of Jim Howard. See more »



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