Niece of actor Clint Howard.

Granddaughter of actors Rance Howard and Jean Speegle Howard.

Is close friends with Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Her godfather is Henry Winkler, who co-starred on Happy Days (1974) with her father, Ron Howard.

Was cast in The Village (2004), without having an audition, after M. Night Shyamalan saw her in a Broadway show.

Until recently, had not seen an episode of Happy Days (1974), in which her father starred. However, in early 2006, she bought the DVD release of the show and now understands its continuing appeal.

Attended Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts camp with Natalie Portman.

Alumna of the prestigious School at Steppenwolf training program.

Her theatre credits include a vast range from classical to contemporary writers such as William Shakespeare, Anton Chekhov, and George Bernard Shaw.

Graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama. [2003]

Stepgranddaughter of Judy Howard.

Daughter of actor-director Ron Howard and Cheryl Howard.

During rehearsals at the Manhattan Theater Club, she was billing herself as "Bryce Dallas" but later had second thoughts because the name made her sound like a porn star.

Has 3 younger siblings: Reed Cross Howard and the twins Paige Howard and Jocelyn Carlyle Howard. All 4 were named after places in which they were conceived.

Dyed her hair blonde for Spider-Man 3 (2007).

Along with the rest of the cast of The Village (2004) she was put through a 19th century "boot camp" in order for them to get a good feel for the time period.

The actor who plays the photographer during the crane accident scene in Spider-Man 3 (2007) performed magic for her at a birthday party when she was in the second grade.

Was a huge fan of the Terminator franchise before she was cast in the franchise's fourth chapter, Terminator Salvation (2009).

Performed her own stunts during the crane accident scene in Spider-Man 3 (2007), unaware that she was pregnant at the time of filming.

Was 5 months pregnant with her son Theo when she completed filming Spider-Man 3 (2007).

Returned to work 6 months after giving birth to her son Theo in order to begin filming The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008).

Became the first celebrity face of Kate Spade New York for their 2011 ad campaign.

Good friends with Jason Ritter and Marianna Palka.

Has remained good friends with her Spider-Man 3 (2007) co-stars Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, and Topher Grace.

Has frequently been called upon to replace other actresses unable to reprise their roles in sequels to successful film series. She replaced Nicole Kidman in Manderlay (2005), the sequel to Dogville (2003); Claire Danes (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)) in Terminator Salvation (2009); and Rachelle Lefevre (Twilight (2008) and The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)) in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)). Only once, so far, has she been the actress who was replaced: She played Gwen Stacey in Spider-Man 3 (2007)), but was replaced in the reboot The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) by Emma Stone, with whom she appeared in The Help (2011).

Worked as a PA on the set of Apollo 13 (1995).

Has remained good friends with her The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) co-star Xavier Samuel.

Has two younger twin sisters, Jocelyn Carlyle Howard and Paige Howard, and a younger brother, Reed Cross Howard.

Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 30, a daughter named Beatrice Jean Howard Gabel on January 19, 2012. Child's father is her husband, Seth Gabel.

Gave birth to her 1st child at age 25, a son named Theodore Norman Howard Gabel a.k.a. Theodore Gabel on February 16, 2007. Child's father is her husband, Seth Gabel.

Learned how to play the piano for her part in The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008).

She has German, English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, with remote French and Dutch roots.

Shares with her The Help (2011) co-star Emma Stone the role of Gwen Stacy.

Godfather of her son Theodore is Josh Gad, who was a high school classmate of her husband Seth Gabel.

Often mistaken for Jessica Chastain. In June 2015, Chastain posted a video of Howard on her Instagram account lip-syncing to the song "I am not Jessica Chastain", from a video created by YouTube user legolambs called "JESSICA CHASTAIN: The Musical (Bryce Dallas Howard)" (also released in June 2015).

Graduated from Greenwich Country Day School (a school that carries grades Kindergarten through 9th) in Greenwich, Connecticut in June 1996. Later graduated from Byram Hills High School in Armonk, New York in June 1999.

Has played the younger sister to Judy Greer in 2 films: The Village (2004) & Jurassic World (2015).

Has never consumed alcohol and does not intend to.

Before discovering her passion for acting, Howard had an interest in a career of writing.

Experienced her first (though fleeting) screen kiss with Joaquin Phoenix in The Village (2004).

When she was born, father Ron filmed her birth at Cedars Sinai becoming one of the first people to be granted permission for such an event. He later filmed Bryce's delivery of son Theodore at the same hospital.

Bryce is often confused with another actress (look alike) Jessica Chastain. The two redheads are of a similar height and general appearance and even admit to impersonating one another when fans confuse them.

Became friends with her Jurassic World (2015) co-star Chris Pratt, when they first met in January 2014.

Bryce Dallas Howard once said in an interview that she has no sense of smell and therefore doesn't enjoy food as much.