Rance Howard, a veteran actor who appeared on television and in films for more than 60 years, including several movies made by his son, the director Ron Howard, died on Saturday in Los Angeles. "Today he passed at 89", the 63-year-old wrote, referring to his brother Clint Howard, who is also an actor. He stood especially tall for his ability to balance ambition with personal integrity.
Rob said, "A depression-era farm boy, his passion for acting changed the course of our family history". We love and miss you, Dad, ' Ron tweeted.
After director Ron Howard announced the death of his father on November 25 actors, writers and directors took to social media to recall the touching accounts of their experiences with Rance Howard.
Rance Howard was also seen in the movie called Broken Memories, which follows a story about a son struggling with his father's Alzheimer's.
Like his son, Rance Howard began his career appearing in several classic television shows such as Combat!, The Fugitive, Night Gallery, Bonanza, Gunsmoke, The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, and even a few episodes of The Andy Griffith Show.
Rance Howard had appeared in numerous films, starting with "Frontier Woman" in 1956 and ending with "Nebraska" in 2013.
Infiniti introduces 2019 QX50 ahead of LA Auto Show outing
Infiniti has revealed its new mid-size SUV, the QX50, ahead of its official unveiling at the Los Angeles Motor Show next week. The new QX50 loses its rear-wheel-drive proportions, but gains roughly 20 percent more cargo volume behind the second row.
'Clint and I have been blessed to be Rance Howard's sons.
He is also grandfather to actresses Bryce Dallas Howard and Paige Howard.
Our thoughts are with Rance's family during this time.
Last January, his wife Judy Howard died.
"A Beautiful Mind", directed by Ron Howard, won the award in 2001. He was a legend, both as a person & performer.
Russell Crowe, who had the lead role in "A Beautiful Mind", tweeted: "Hey @RealRonHoward my deepest condolences". "But someone checked and told me I've played more men of the cloth than any other actor". "Being in his company was always a pleasure".
- Derrick Rose Taking Leave From Cavs, Contemplating Retirement
- Miley Cyrus shoots down pregnancy rumors
- Ontario marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
- Supreme Court to hear Hadiya today
- CBS, Dish resolve carriage dispute
- Congressman steps down from top post amid sexual harassment investigation
- Ohio State comes back to down MI
- Florida Teen sought in grandmother's death detained in Buffalo at Canadian border
- 'Carrick can join Man Utd as coaching staff'
- Price, launch offers, more