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Overview (3)

Born in Japan
Birth NameGlenn Franklin Howerton III
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Glenn Howerton was born on April 13, 1976 in Japan as Glenn Franklin Howerton III. He is an actor and producer, known for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005), The Strangers (2008) and Serenity (2005). He has been married to Jill Latiano since September 8, 2009. They have two children.

Family (2)

Spouse Jill Latiano (8 September 2009 - present)  (2 children)
Parents Janice Howerton
Glenn Howerton

Trivia (7)

Howerton was going to study Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University before deciding to attend Juilliard, where he graduated with a B.F.A. in the Actor Training Program. He is a fairly talented vocal mimic and acquits easily to impersonating various dialects, a skill he developed during his "military brat" childhood which require constant moving to different areas and countries.
Glenn Howerton was born in Japan to American parents, Janice and Glenn, a decorated fighter pilot. He has a sister, Courtney. He was raised in several countries (including South Korea and England) as a military brat, eventually graduating from junior high and senior high schools in Montgomery, Alabama. His ancestry is English, Scottish, Irish, German, and, more distantly by his maternal grandfather, Ashkenazi Jewish.
Corey Howard, his character from That '80s Show (2002), was the cousin of Eric Forman (Topher Grace), the central character of That '70s Show (1998).
Engaged to actress Jill Latiano as of February 2008, the couple wed in 2009. They have a son, Miles (born 2011).
Enjoys snowboarding, skiing, golf, and basketball.
Howerton is the only writer/actor on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005) to not share a first name with his character as he didn't wish to be associated with such a dislikable character.
Born on exactly the same date as Jonathan Brandis (of "Sidekicks" and "Seaquest DSV" fame).

Personal Quotes (6)

I was one of those strange people who loved school. - CollegeBound Network Interview
One of the things that makes any good entertainment, whether it's a play, drama, comedy, television, film, whatever, is that you feel a certain amount of spontaneity.
One of my biggest pet peeves is that I just don't like it when characters do things that are funny to the writer, but you don't know why they're doing it and it doesn't make any sense.
I'm really bad at writing jokes.
I take my work very seriously, and that's the only way for it to be fun for me.
I always thought it'd be fun to write something, but it never was an ambition of mine, per se.

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