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Ron Howard (1) (1954–)

Autor(a) de Apollo 13 [1995 film]

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Obras por Ron Howard

Apollo 13 [1995 film] (1995) — Director — 769 exemplares
The Da Vinci Code [2006 film] (2006) — Director — 703 exemplares
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas [2000 film] (2000) — Director — 689 exemplares
A Beautiful Mind [2001 film] (2001) — Director — 611 exemplares
Willow [1988 film] (1988) — Director — 473 exemplares
The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family (2021) — Autor; Narrador, algumas edições414 exemplares
Angels & Demons [2009 film] (2009) — Director — 411 exemplares
Solo: A Star Wars Story [2018 film] (2018) — Director — 409 exemplares
Cinderella Man [2005 film] (2005) — Director — 272 exemplares
Backdraft [1991 film] (1991) — Director — 174 exemplares
Frost/Nixon [2008 film] (2008) — Director — 164 exemplares
Far and Away [1992 film] (1992) — Director — 146 exemplares
Cocoon [1985 film] (1985) — Director — 141 exemplares
Inferno [2016 film] (2016) 139 exemplares
The Missing [2003 film] (2003) — Director — 134 exemplares
Splash [1984 film] (1984) — Director — 133 exemplares
In the Heart of the Sea [2015 film] (2015) — Director — 132 exemplares
Rush [2013 film] (2014) — Director — 89 exemplares
Night Shift [1982 film] (1982) — Director — 77 exemplares
Ransom [1996 film] (1996) — Director — 66 exemplares
Parenthood [1989 film] (1989) — Director — 62 exemplares
EDtv [1999 film] (1999) — Director — 55 exemplares
The Paper [1994 film] (1994) 31 exemplares
The Dilemma [2011 film] (2011) — Director — 29 exemplares
Gung Ho [1986 film] (1986) — Director — 23 exemplares
The Da Vinci Code / Angels & Demons [double feature] (2009) — Director — 22 exemplares
Parenthood [and] Housesitter (Double Feature Video) (2010) — Director — 21 exemplares
Genius: Einstein: The Complete First Season (2018) — Director — 14 exemplares
Grand Theft Auto [1977 film] (1977) 9 exemplares
Backdraft: 2-Movie Collection — Director — 5 exemplares
Pavarotti (2019) 5 exemplares
Hillbilly Elegy [2020 film] (2020) — Director — 4 exemplares
9-Movie Family Classics (2014) 2 exemplares
Willow / Ladyhawke / Legend (Videorecording) — Director; Director — 2 exemplares
Bitter Harvest (1981) (2012) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Music Man [1962 film] (1962) — Actor — 330 exemplares
American Graffiti [1973 film] (1973) — Actor — 263 exemplares
Curious George [2006 film] (2006) — Producer — 203 exemplares
The Dark Tower [2017 film] (2017) — Producer — 167 exemplares
From Up on Poppy Hill [2011 film] (2012) — Actor, algumas edições115 exemplares
The Alamo [2004 film] (2004) — Producer — 109 exemplares
The Shootist [1976 film] (1976) — Actor — 104 exemplares
The Simpsons: Season 10 (2007) — Guest star — 85 exemplares
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete First Season (2007) — Actor — 60 exemplares
The Andy Griffith Show: Volume Two (2003) — Actor — 58 exemplares
In The Shadow of the Moon [2008 film] (2008) — Narrador — 58 exemplares
Osmosis Jones [2001 film] (2001) — Actor — 41 exemplares
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Second Season (2005) — Actor — 34 exemplares
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Fourth Season (2007) — Actor — 28 exemplares
My Days: Happy and Otherwise (2018) — Prefácio — 26 exemplares
The Andy Griffith Show: Volume Three (2015) — Actor — 24 exemplares
Happy Days: The Complete First Season (2004) — Actor — 23 exemplares
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Fifth Season (2006) — Actor — 21 exemplares
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Sixth Season (2013) — Actor — 14 exemplares
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Series (2013) — Actor — 14 exemplares
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Seventh Season (2013) — Actor — 11 exemplares
Happy Days: The Complete Second Season (2015) — Actor — 10 exemplares
Happy Days: The Complete Third Season (2007) — Actor — 9 exemplares
The Wild Country [1970 film] (1970) — Actor — 8 exemplares
Happy Days: The Complete Fourth Season (2015) — Actor — 8 exemplares
The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Eighth Season (2006) — Actor — 8 exemplares
How the Grinch Stole Hollywood: The Making of the Movie (2000) — Introdução — 7 exemplares
Five Minutes to Live [1961 film] (1961) — Actor — 5 exemplares
Village of the Giants [1965 film] (2021) — Actor — 4 exemplares
The Journey [1959 film] (2012) — Actor — 2 exemplares
Gentle Ben [TV series] — Actor — 1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Howard, Ron
Nome legal
Howard, Ronald William
Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
Duncan, Oklahoma, USA
Locais de residência
Duncan, Oklahoma, Verenigde Staten
University of Southern California
film director
Howard, Bryce Dallas (daughter)
Howard, Rance (father)
Prémios e menções honrosas
National Medal of Arts (2003)



Far and way beyond the usual glass-bubble, self-focused Hollywood memoir, Ron and Clint's The Boys takes you behind the scenes of twentieth-century showbiz, but with a twist: your guides are actually nice, thoughtful people. In fact, I'd venture to say that Ron Howard in particular is an example of how growing up in a truly nurturing family can give someone the strength to grow into a strong, ethical person who is able, through hard work and just a little luck, to realize his potential. Such a background is probably rarer than you might think, and it's certainly rare in Hollywood.

In fact, I would have enjoyed hearing more from Clint, who struggled far more. One gets the sense that he didn't want to rain on Ron's sunny parade by talking about his struggles — and the difficult, dark-side-of-Hollywood things he saw and Ron didn't — by saying as much as he could have. He definitely plays second fiddle in this book, and that seems like a shame.

Aside from the Howards' personalities, and the loving and detailed portrait of their shared, almost unbelievably supportive parents, I enjoyed the trips behind the stages of The Andy Griffith Show and Happy Days, and learning about Ron's far from straightforward journey from acting to directing with the help of Roger Corman, who seems to have been a mentor to dozens of great directors.
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john.cooper | 24 outras críticas | Jan 28, 2024 |
This was a very pleasant surprise, a memoir of Hollywood that was dominated not by name dropping but by their actual family life, and trials and tribulations. Well written, honest, enjoyable.
Cantsaywhy | 24 outras críticas | Sep 10, 2023 |
My review of this book can be found on my YouTube Vlog at:


booklover3258 | 24 outras críticas | Sep 6, 2023 |
Month of April 2022: Celebrity Profiles
Audiobook (13 hrs)
Read by brothers, Ron Howard and Clint Howard

The Andy Griffith Show is still one of my favorite shows today. I feel really sad that I can’t give this a big ol’ fat 5-star. But, I was actually a little disappointed, maybe a little bored would be a better word, during portions of this autobiography. 3 star really…average, take it or leave it.

This was read by both Ron and Clint. I would be listening to Ron, then suddenly out of the blue, Clint would chime in...sometimes on his part of the story, or a part of his life, sometimes it was just a sentence. This actually threw me off a bit. Their voices are so different; I wouldn’t be expecting the change. I was like, “Wait, what? Ron’s story is over?” They were both really good readers, but some parts were very interesting, and some parts literally put me to sleep. I wonder if I would have felt differently about their story if I had read the book myself? Could be that I’m just not really into audiobooks? I am trying a few for the first time this year.

Of course, I knew exactly which show Ron was talking about when it came to the little tidbits on The Andy Griffith Show and could visualize every scene. I really enjoyed hearing all about how this show was filmed. I will say I was surprised to find out that Ron had such a hard time throughout his school years because of his sweet little Opie character. Boy, kids can sure be mean.

I forgot about Ron playing Richie on Happy Days, which wasn’t one of my favorite shows back in the ‘70’s. I only watched because I was in love with Scott Baio. I never realized what good friends Ron and Henry Winkler, who played Fonzie, really were.

Richie was the star of the show, but was consequently being marginalized because the viewers were more into Fonzie. After several seasons, the producers were wanting to rename the show, “Fonzie’s Happy Days”. This kind of pushed Ron into directing, instead of acting, which is where he had always wanted to be since he was a little kid. This...he is very good at!

Ron found out a little later just what a good friend he had in Henry Winkler, who had told the producers, “No!” He was not for renaming the show after him because he knew Happy Days was Richie’s show. Needless to say, they are still good friends to this day. In fact, Henry is Godfather to all four of Ron Howard’s kids.

How ironic that my next book to read is Henry Winkler’s autobiography, “I’ve Never Met an Idiot on the River” (2011). It looks and sounds very promising. We’ll see.
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MissysBookshelf | 24 outras críticas | Aug 27, 2023 |



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