Howard’s last major on-screen role was in the 1986 TV film Return to Mayberry.
Ron Howard and his brother Clint Howard have a lot to be thankful for two young child stars who managed to battle the dangers of Hollywood with minimal scars.
The son of fellow show business staple Rance and Gene Spiegel Howard, the two brothers managed to earn notoriety for themselves within the industry with 67-year-old Ron becoming a household name on “The Andy Griffith Show” and “Happy Days”, While Clint, 62, would display his chops with punk rock group The Ramones in “The Jungle Book” and in the 1979 film “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” among other legacy titles.
Ron told Granthshala News that through the production company he works with Brian Grazer, his frequent work as a director and passing the torch to his children, who have become filmmakers in their own right, “includes no one role [he’s] Looking for” which would make him consider acting again.
Howard’s last major on-screen role was in the 1986 TV movie “Return to Mayberry.”
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However, Howard noted that if his daughter, Bryce Dallas Howard, “calls me up and says, ‘Dad, I’m directing this movie and I want you to play a role,’ it’s something I would look forward to.” Maybe I’ll change my schedule.”
“That would be the fastest way to do it,” he said.
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Despite the fact that he is not actively looking for work as a performer, the Oscar winner said that he “was asked to do three different roles over the past few decades where the actors won the Best Supporting category”. was enrolled in.”
“Some interesting filmmakers have thought it might be a good idea to try to get me in front of the camera again, which is very, very flattering,” Ron continued. “But in the midst of all that Brian [Grazer] And the work I’m doing with Imagine Entertainment and the work I do now in both scripted and documentary filmmaking has kept me incredibly busy.”
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The Howard brothers have since focused their attention on blending filmmaking opportunities in both the scripted and non-scripted fields to create their own projects for others – and after several collaborations, the close duo co-produced their memoirs. came together to author, “The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family,” which reminisces their careers while sharing first-person tales of their mutual lives on and off the set.
Clint said that one of the fondest memories of his life as a child actor was coming face-to-face with the late Walt Disney for the first time.
“It’s surprising that a 7-year-old can be hooked on seeing and meeting someone, but mind you, I was a Disney kid,” he explained. “I went to Disneyland for the first time in a baby stroller. Mom took us to Disneyland religiously.”
“Star Trek: The Original Series” star added, “So when I saw [Walt Disney] – It was like a silhouette in the engineer’s booth. I was recording my voice for ‘The Jungle Book’ and I looked at Walt Disney and he looked at me through the engineer’s window and then he stuck his head in the recording studio – the main recording studio at Disney – he took a step inside Took the recording studio, he gave me a military wave and he said, ‘You’re doing a great job, Clint,’ and he turned and walked out, and it blew me away.”
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“I’ve been inside the magic of business for a long time,” Clint said. “And yet, he represented the anchor. His smiling face is something I will never forget.”
Granthshala News’ Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report.