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Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is one of this generation's most popular directors. From the critically acclaimed dramas A Beautiful Mind (2001) and Apollo 13 (1995) to the hit comedies Parenthood (1989) and Splash (1983), he has created some of Hollywood's most memorable films. Howard made his directorial debut in 1978 with the comedy ... See full bio »

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(2003-2019)
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Filmography

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  Curious George (producer) (announced)
  Seveneves (producer) (announced)
  The Fixer (producer) (announced)
  The Tiny Chef Show (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  The Sound of Philadelphia (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Wild Life (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2022 Mars 2080 (producer) (pre-production)
 2024 The Dynasty (TV Mini Series documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
 2023 Untitled Judy Blume Documentary (Documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
 2022 Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong (Documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
 2022 Untitled Carlos Santana Documentary (Documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
  Murf the Surf (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 2022) (post-production)
 2022 Willow (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Wedding Season (executive producer) (post-production)
 2022 Light & Magic (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Thirteen Lives (producer - produced by) (completed)
 2022 Leave No Trace (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2022 Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies and the Internet (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2022 Under the Banner of Heaven (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Blood Atonement (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Revelation (2022) ... (executive producer)
- One Mighty and Strong (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Church and State (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Surrender (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 We Feed People (Documentary) (producer)
 2022 Downfall: The Case Against Boeing (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2022 Lucy and Desi (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer (TV Mini Series documentary) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Murder on 42nd St. (2021) ... (executive producer)
- End of an Era (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Perfect Hunting Ground (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 The Lost Symbol (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Resonance (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Order Eight (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Cascade (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Noögenesis (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Diophantine Pseudonym (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 tick, tick... BOOM! (producer)
 2021 Curious George: Cape Ahoy (executive producer)
 2021/I Julia (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 Who Are You, Charlie Brown? (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 Paper & Glue (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017-2021 Genius (TV Series) (executive producer - 29 episodes)
- Aretha: No One Sleeps (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Aretha: Chain of Fools (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Aretha: Amazing Grace (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Aretha: Young, Gifted and Black (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Aretha: Unforgettable (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 The Day Sports Stood Still (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel (TV Mini Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- The Hard Truth (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Down the Rabbit Hole (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Secrets of the Cecil (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Lost in Los Angeles (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 We Are: The Brooklyn Saints (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Any Darn Day (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Like Son, Like Father (2021) ... (executive producer)
- My Brother's Keeper (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Welcome to the Saints Young Man (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2020-2021 The Astronauts (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Day 85 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Day 84 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Day 76 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Day 73 (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Day 34 (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2020 On Pointe (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Showtime! (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Sacrifice & Support (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Stepping Up (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Casting & Competition (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Practice Makes Perfect (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Hillbilly Elegy (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2020 Curious George: Go West, Go Wild (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2020 68 Whiskey (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Close Your Eyes and Jump (2020) ... (executive producer)
- No Good Deed... (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Do the Right Thing (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Mr. Fix-It (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Fight or Flight (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2020 D. Wade Life Unexpected (Documentary) (producer)
 2020 Rebuilding Paradise (Documentary) (producer - p.g.a.)
 2019 Curious George: Royal Monkey (Video) (executive producer)
 2019/II Dads (Documentary) (producer)
 2019 Pavarotti (Documentary) (producer - p.g.a.)
 2019 Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10 (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2019 Backdraft 2 (Video) (executive producer)
 2003-2019 Arrested Development (TV Series) (executive producer - 68 episodes)
- Courting Disasters (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Saving for Arraignment Day (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Check Mates (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Untethered Sole (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Chain Migration (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Once Were Brothers (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016-2018 Mars (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- The Shake Up (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Power Play (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Contagion (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Darkness Falls (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Worlds Apart (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 The Dark Tower (producer - produced by)
 2015-2017 Breakthrough (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Curing Cancer (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Addiction: A Psychedelic Cure? (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Water Apocalypse (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Energy on the Edge (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Age of Aging (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2016/I Inferno (producer - produced by)
 2016 The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (Documentary) (producer)
 2015 Clan of the Cave Bear (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 WTF America (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 In the Heart of the Sea (producer)
 2015 Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle (executive producer)
 2006-2015 Curious George (TV Series short) (executive producer - 109 episodes)
- Pajama Party George's New Neighbor (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Curious George's Amazon Adventure/Monkey Senses (2015) ... (executive producer)
- George's Curious Dragon Dance/Bowling for Bobolinks (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Happy Valentine's Day, George!/Oh Deer (2015) ... (executive producer)
- George's Photo Finish/Monkey Mystery Gift (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2010-2015 Parenthood (TV Series) (executive producer - 59 episodes)
- May God Bless and Keep You Always (2015) ... (executive producer)
- We Made It Through the Night (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Let's Go Home (2015) ... (executive producer)
- How Did We Get Here? (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Lean In (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 The Good Lie (producer)
 2014 Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 ...and She Was My Eve (Video short) (executive producer)
 2013 A Dream of Flying (Short) (producer)
 2013 Evermore (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Little Duck (Short) (executive producer)
 2013/II Out of the Blue (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest (Video) (executive producer)
 2013 Made in America (Documentary) (producer)
 2013/I Rush (producer)
 2013 Curious George Swings Into Spring (Video) (executive producer)
 2012 Susan 313 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 The Great Escape (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Escape from the Tower (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Escape from the Swamp (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Escape from the Power Station (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Escape from Los Angeles (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Escape from Air Force Boneyard (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Part of Me (Documentary) (producer)
 2011 When You Find Me (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens (producer)
 2011/I Restless (producer)
 2011 The Dilemma (producer)
 2009 Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (executive producer)
 2009 Angels & Demons (producer)
 2008 Frost/Nixon (producer - produced by)
 2008 Changeling (producer)
 2006 The Da Vinci Code (producer)
 2005-2006 The Inside (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Skin and Bone (2006) ... (executive producer - uncredited)
- Gem (2006) ... (executive producer - uncredited)
- The Perfect Couple (2005) ... (executive producer - uncredited)
- Point of Origin (2005) ... (executive producer - uncredited)
- Little Girl Lost (2005) ... (executive producer - uncredited)
 2006 Curious George (producer)
 2005 Cinderella Man (producer)
 2005 Inside Deep Throat (Documentary) (producer - uncredited)
 2004 The Alamo (producer)
 2003 The Break (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 The Snobs (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003/I The Missing (producer)
 1998-2002 Felicity (TV Series) (executive producer - 52 episodes)
- Felicity Interrupted (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Back to the Future (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Spin the Bottle (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Power of the Ex (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Time Will Tell (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 Silicon Follies (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 A Beautiful Mind (producer)
 2001 The Beast (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- The Delivery (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Price (2001) ... (executive producer)
 1999-2001 The PJs (TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes)
- Smoke Gets in Your High-Rise (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Scarthroat (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Boyz Under the Hood (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Parole Officer and a Gentleman (2000) ... (executive producer)
- The Last Affirmative Action Hero (2000) ... (executive producer)
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (producer)
 1998-2000 Sports Night (TV Series) (executive producer - 45 episodes)
- Quo Vadimus (2000) ... (executive producer)
- La Forza Del Destino (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Bells and a Siren (2000) ... (executive producer)
- April Is the Cruelest Month (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Draft Day: Part 2 - The Fall of Ryan O'Brian (2000) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Wonderland (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2000) ... (executive producer)
 1999 Mulholland Dr. (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1999 Student Affairs (TV Movie) (producer)
 1999 Beyond the Mat (Documentary) (producer)
 1999 Edtv (producer)
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini Series) (producer - 12 episodes)
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... (producer)
- Le voyage dans la lune (1998) ... (producer)
- Galileo Was Right (1998) ... (producer)
- For Miles and Miles (1998) ... (producer)
- We Interrupt This Program (1998) ... (producer)
 1997 Hiller and Diller (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- The Anniversary (1997) ... (executive producer)
- The Play's the Thing (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1997 Inventing the Abbotts (producer)
 1996 The Chamber (producer)
 1992 Far and Away (producer)
 1990-1991 Parenthood (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Fun for Kids (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Gil vs. the Deck (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Take My Parents, Please (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Small Surprises (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1991 Closet Land (executive producer)
 1991 The Doors (executive producer - uncredited)
 1989 The 'Burbs (executive producer)
 1988 Poison (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 Smart Guys (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1988 Clean and Sober (executive producer)
 1988 Vibes (executive producer)
 1988 Poison (TV Series) (producer)
 1987 Take Five (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 No Man's Land (executive producer)
 1987 Take Five (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Kooper with a K (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1986 Gung Ho (executive producer)
 1986 Lone Star Kid (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1985 Into Thin Air (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1985 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- No Greater Gift (1985) ... (executive producer)
 1984-1985 Maximum Security (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Sleep Tight (1985) ... (executive producer)
- Sexual Politics (1985) ... (executive producer)
- I Never Ran for My Father: Part 2 (1984) ... (executive producer)
 1983 When Your Lover Leaves (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1983 Little Shots (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1981 The Time Crystal (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1981 Skyward Christmas (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 Skyward (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 Leo and Loree (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Co-host of the video for Universal Studios Hollywood Tram Ride See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 18 Interviews | 14 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Ronnie Howard | Ronny Howard

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Cheryl Howard  (4 children)

Children:

Bryce Dallas Howard | See more »


Relatives:

Clint Howard (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on being receptive to new ideas in filmmaking]: Why fight technology at all? The audience is always going to tell you what they like best. And you, as a storyteller, as a communicator, are going to be required to adjust to that. Your taste, your aesthetic, is certainly going to influence that, and you may choose to diffuse it - maybe decline using that format. At the end of the day, if I think ... See more »

Trivia:

Was interested in directing Eye See You (2002) at one point, but decided to direct How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000). See more »

Trademark:

Red hair and gapped front teeth See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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