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    Ron Howard

    Director

    Born: March 1st, 1954
    Ronald William "Ron" Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American actor, director, and producer. He came to prominence as a child actor, playing Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show for eight years, and later the teenaged Richie Cunningham in the sitcom Happy Days for six years. He appeared in the films American Graffiti in 1973 and The Shootist in 1976, the latter during his run on Happy Days. He made his directorial debut with the 1977 comedy Grand Theft Auto. He left Happy Days in 1980 to focus on directing; his films include the Academy Award-winning Cocoon, Apollo 13, and A Beautiful Mind. In 2003, he was awarded the National Medal of Arts.

    Credits

    2013

    Rush

    Director
    2009

    Angels & Demons

    Director
    2006

    The Da Vinci Code

    Director

    News

    First Flight
    May 27th, 2006
    The Directorial Debut for Cameron Hood and Kyle Jefferson.
    Cowboys and Aliens Featurette
    June 21st, 2011
    Steven Spielberg and Ron Howard talks about Cowboys and Aliens