Ron Howard: The Power of True Stories

Oscar-winning director Ron Howard reveals why he is drawn to true stories, from drama Apollo 13 to his latest documentary about the life of opera legend Pavarotti.

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During a "Mayberry RFD" reunion program, the late Don Knotts jokingly said of Ron, "We call him Mr. Howard now".


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[Of Andy Griffith]: In "Funny or Die", the website where it helped produced that piece and put it on their website, and the meeting was getting a lot of action, and getting a lot of hits and also comments, and most were good and found it funny, and ...


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Works in multiple genres - comedy (Splash (1984), Gung Ho (1986)), drama (Apollo 13 (1995), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Frost/Nixon (2008)), thriller (The Da Vinci Code (2006), Angels & Demons (2009)), fantasy (Willow (1988), How the Grinch Stole ...


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Ronald William Howard

Duncan, Oklahoma, USA


Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

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