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Rance Howard

Actor / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 11/17/1928 († 89, 11/25/2017) | Duncan (United States of America (USA))
Rance Howard (born Harold Rance Beckenholdt; November 17, 1928 – November 25, 2017) was an American actor who starred in film and on television. He was the father of actor and filmmaker Ron Howard and actor Clint Howard, and grandfather of the actresses Bryce Dallas Howard and Paige Howard. Howard appeared in many notable films such as Cool Hand Luke (1967), Chinatown (1974), Splash (1984), Ed Wood (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Independence Day (1996), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Cinderella Man (2005), Frost/Nixon (2008), Nebrask..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Movies with Rance Howard as Actor(131)

as Lou2021 Talk Radio
as Carl2019 Apple Seed
as Devil as Old Man2019 The Christ Slayer
as Jasper2017 Broken Memories
as Devil as an Old Man2017 Chasing the Star
as Devil as an Old Man2016 40 Nights
as José Mari2016 Kalebegiak
as Older Man2015 Solemates
as Engineer2013 The Lone Ranger
as Scotty2013 Huff
as Uncle Ray2013 Nebraska
as Charles2013 Gone Dark
as Wilbur2013 Second Chances
as Cemetery Presider2011 InSight
as Charlie2011 Harley's Hill
as Burt2011 The Dilemma
as Fred Crumb2011 Rosewood Lane
as Chuck2011 Night Club
as Judge Danielson2010 The Trial
as Harry2010 Once Fallen
as Dr. Tolley2010 The Genesis Code
as Bistro Gardens Diner2010 Valentine's Day
as Telegrapher2010 Jonah Hex
as Old Knut2010 The Child Wanderers
as Walker Bill2009 Boppin' at the Glue Factory
as Cardinal Beck2009 Angels & Demons
as Deli Owner2009 Within
as Mervin Lavine2009 Play the Game
as Ranger Howard2008 Grizzly Park
as Ollie2008 Frost/Nixon
as Older Man2008 Drillbit Taylor
as Old Man (uncredited)2008 Keith
as Sheriff Tom Parker2008 Ghost Town: The Movie
as Dr. Maleosis2008 Audie & the Wolf
as Dog Bite Man2007 Georgia Rule
as Narrator2006 Harrison Bergeron
as Harris Zeff2006 Sasquatch Mountain
as Zippy2006 Be My Baby
as Announcer Al Fazin2005 Cinderella Man
as Governor Smith2004 The Alamo
as Chas Rooker2004 Toolbox Murders
as Cash2004 Ghost Rock
as Circuit Court Judge2004 Death and Texas
as Telegraph Operator2003 The Missing
as Old Man2003 The Long Ride Home
as Doc Fisher2003 Legend of the Phantom Rider
as Geezer2002 D-Tox
as Floyd Fryed2001 A Crack in the Floor
as Bomb Squad Cop2001 Joe Dirt
as Feed the Earth Spokesman2001 Rat Race
as White-Haired Patient2001 A Beautiful Mind
as Elderly Timekeeper2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas
as Earl2000 Love & Sex
as Grandpa Morton2000 Big Wind on Campus
as Ely1999 Happy, Texas
as Dr. Burns1999 Malevolence
as Arliss1999 Abilene
as Train Engineer1998 Evasive Action
as Rev. Hatley1998 Chairman of the Board
as Husband1998 Small Soldiers
as Hank1998 The Night Caller
as Mr. Lowery1998 Psycho
as Blind Man1997 Holiday in Your Heart
as Mayor Davies1997 Busted
as Arnold Tooney, jr.1997 The Second Civil War
as Farmer1997 Traveller
as Reverend1997 Money Talks
as Mr. Johnson1996 Tiger Heart
as Ralph Hargrove1996 Ghosts of Mississippi
as Chaplain1996 Independence Day
as Texan Investor1996 Mars Attacks!
as Reverend1995 Apollo 13
as Zeke1995 Killing Cupid
as Rance1994 Forced to Kill
as Old Man McCoy1994 Ed Wood
as Alicia's Doctor1994 The Paper
as Father Kelly1994 Little Giants
as Sheriff Parker1993 Ticks
as Bald Cabby1993 Fearless
as Priest1993 Snapdragon
as Rev. Praxton1993 Ed and His Dead Mother
as Tomlin1992 Far and Away
as John Devreux1992 Universal Soldier
as Frank Hill1991 Switched at Birth
as Ninja Negotiator1991 9 1/2 Ninjas!
as Dean at College1989 Parenthood
as Chuck Feeney1989 Limit Up
as Detective #21989 The 'Burbs
as Logan1988 Dark Before Dawn
as Grain Hauler1988 Dark Before Dawn
as Robert Morrison1988 B.O.R.N.
as Supermarket Customer1987 Innerspace
as Mayor Conrad Zwart1986 Gung Ho
as Preacher1986 Return to Mayberry
as Paw1986 Two Soldiers
as Fireman Goodwin1985 Playing with Fire
as Mr. Spencer1985 Creator
as St. Petersburg Dectective1985 Cocoon
as Mr. Bell1985 Scandal Sheet
as Minister1984 The Lonely Guy
as McCullough1984 Splash
as Still Photographer1983 Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess
as Joseph Chesley1983 Love Letters
as Lt. Nelson1982 The Executioner's Song
as Football Coach1981 Smokey Bites the Dust
as Lou's Sidekick1978 Mr. No Legs
as Wagonmaster1977 Another Man, Another Chance
as Ned Slinker1977 Grand Theft Auto
as Clark1976 Eat My Dust
as Pap Finn1975 Huckleberry Finn
as Roy Luther1974 Where the Lilies Bloom
as Irate Farmer1974 Chinatown
as Aaron1974 Locusts
as Jake1972 Bloody Trail
as Cleve1970 The Wild Country
as Sheriff1967 Cool Hand Luke
as Harry1966 An Eye for an Eye
as Deputy1965 Village of the Giants
as Prewitt1956 Frontier Woman

TV Shows/Series with Rance Howard as Actor(41)

as Joe Metz2009 Lie to Me
as Jerold Norsky2005 Bones
2004 CSI: NY
as Marcus Roscoe1999 Angel
as Old Man in Park1996 7th Heaven
as David Sheridan1994 Babylon 5
1994 ER
as Fireman1989 Baywatch
as Ernest Haynes1987 Wiseguy
as Doc Wilson1983 The Thorn Birds
1981 Dynasty
1972 Kung Fu
as Henry Boomhauer1967 Gentle Ben
as Bus Driver1960 The Andy Griffith Show

Movies with Rance Howard as Crew(4)

Writing/Writer1981 Through the Magic Pyramid
Production/Producer1981 Through the Magic Pyramid
Production/Associate Producer1977 Grand Theft Auto
Writing/Writer1977 Grand Theft Auto

TV Shows/Series with Rance Howard as Crew(3)

Writing/Writer1972 The Rookies
Writing/Writer1967 Gentle Ben
Writing/Writer1960 The Flintstones

Full Name: Harold Howard
Born: Saturday, 11/17 1928 (November) in Duncan (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 11/25 2017 (November) in Los Angeles (aged: 89)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Oklahoma
Spouses (current/former): Jean Speegle Howard
Rance Howard frequently works together with these people:
Ron Howard (50x, Actor)
Clint Howard (34x, Actor)
Todd Hallowell (16x, Crew)
Daniel P. Hanley (15x, Crew)
Brian Grazer (15x, Crew)
Mike Hill (14x, Crew)
Mark Hendrickson (12x, Actor)
William Schallert (11x, Actor)
Michael McKenzie (11x, Cast)
Kathleen McGill (11x, Crew)
Jane Jenkins (10x, Crew)
Amzie Strickland (10x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8753, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 09/19/2021