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American actor

Rance Howard is ...

Dead
Born 17 Nov 1928 in Duncan
Died 25 Nov 2017 in Los Angeles
Age89 years
Causeheart failure
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About Rance Howard

Rance Howard (born Harold Rance Beckenholdt; November 17, 1928 – November 25, 2017) was an American actor who starred in film and on television. He was the father of actor and filmmaker Ron Howard and actor Clint Howard, and grandfather of the actresses Bryce Dallas Howard and Paige Howard. Howard appeared in many notable films such as Cool Hand Luke (1967), Chinatown (1974), Splash (1984), Ed Wood (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Independence Day (1996), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Cinderella Man (2005), Frost/Nixon (2008), Nebraska (2013), and Max Rose (2016). For co-producing the television film The Time Crystal (1981), he received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program.

He is also known as Harold Rance Beckenholdt.

Death

Howard died on the morning of November 25, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, eight days after his 89th birthday, from heart failure spurred on by a West Nile virus infection.

Films

Rance Howard has worked on the following films:

Cool Hand Luke
1967 American prison drama film
1967
A Beautiful Mind
2001 film directed by Ron Howard
2001
Chinatown
1974 American neo-noir film by Roman Polański
1974
Mars Attacks!
1996 American science fiction-comedy film
1996
Splash
1984 fantasy romantic comedy movie
1984
Valentine's Day
2010 romantic comedy film
2010
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
2000 film by Ron Howard
2000
Nebraska
2013 film by Alexander Payne
2013
Frost/Nixon
2008 film by Ron Howard
2008
Rat Race
2001 film by Jerry Zucker
2001
Psycho
1998 film by Gus Van Sant
1998
Jonah Hex
2010 film by Jimmy Hayward
2010
The 'Burbs
1989 film by Joe Dante
1989
The Alamo
2004 film by John Lee Hancock
2004
Cocoon
1985 film by Ron Howard
1985
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
2007 film by Jake Kasdan
2007
The Paper
1994 film by Ron Howard
1994
Far and Away
1992 film by Ron Howard
1992
Small Soldiers
1998 film by Joe Dante
1998
Universal Soldier
1992 American science fiction action film
1992
Joe Dirt
2001 film by Dennie Gordon
2001
The Dilemma
2011 film by Ron Howard
2011
Drillbit Taylor
2008 film by Steven Brill
2008
Cinderella Man
2005 film by Ron Howard
2005
Village of the Giants
1965 film by Bert I. Gordon
1965
Parenthood
1989 film by Ron Howard
1989
D-Tox
2002 film by Jim Gillespie
2002
Terminal Velocity
1994 film by Deran Sarafian
1994
Innerspace
1987 science fiction comedy movie
1987
Gung Ho
1986 film by Ron Howard
1986
Toolbox Murders
2004 film by Tobe Hooper
2004
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2
2011 comedy film
2011
Night Club
2011
Georgia Rule
2007 film by Garry Marshall
2007
Money Talks
1997 film by Brett Ratner
1997
Grand Theft Auto
1977 American comedy road movie directed by Ron Howard
1977
Spooky Buddies
2011 film by Robert Vince
2011
Eulogy
2004 film by Michael Clancy
2004
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
1995 film by James Hickox
1995
Ghosts of Mississippi
1996 film by Rob Reiner
1996
Love & Sex
film
2000
The Courtship of Eddie's Father
1963 film by Vincente Minnelli
1963
Grizzly Park
film
2008
Limit Up
1989 film by Richard Martini
1990
Bloodworth
2010
Where the Lilies Bloom
1974 film by William A. Graham
1974
Max Rose
2013 film by Daniel Noah
2013
Rosewood Lane
2011 film by Victor Salva
2011
Once Fallen
2010 film by Ash Adams
2010
Savate
1995 film by Isaac Florentine
1995
Yohan: The Child Wanderer
2010 film by Grete Salomonsen Hynnekleiv
2010
Creator
1985 film directed by Ivan Passer
1985
The Genesis Code
2010 film by C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Read Johnson
2010
Infested
horror film of 1993
1993
Traveller
1997 film by Jack N. Green
1997
Eat My Dust!
1976 film by Charles B. Griffith
1976
Cotton Candy
1978 film by Ron Howard
1978
Let Go
2011 comedy film
2011
A Crack in the Floor
2000
Redemption: For Robbing the Dead
2011
Tiger Heart
1996 film by Georges N. Chamchoum
1996
Busted
1996 film by Corey Feldman
1996

Television

Rance Howard has worked on the following shows:

Gunsmoke
American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman MacDonnell and writer John Meston.
1955
NCIS: Los Angeles
American military drama/police procedural television series
2009
Dynasty
1980s American prime time television soap opera
Happy Days
1974-1984 television comedy set in the 1950s
1974
Angel
American television series (1999-2004)
1999
Bonanza
1959-1973 American western/cowboy television series
1959
Married... with Children
television series
1987
Murder, She Wrote
TV series
1984
ER
American medical drama television series (1994-2009)
1994
Ghost Whisperer
Ghost Whisperer
2005
Baywatch
American action drama series
1989
Little House on the Prairie
American Western drama television series, 1974 to 1983, adaptation of the Little House series
1974
The Virginian
television series
1962
Lie to Me
television series
2009
Melrose Place
American primetime soap opera (1992-1999)
1992
CSI: NY
television series (2004-2013)
2004
7th Heaven
television series
1996
The Andy Griffith Show
American sitcom from the 1960s
The Waltons
American 1972–1981 television series
Just Shoot Me!
TV series
Gentle Ben
1967
Kung Fu
television series
1972
Coach
American television sitcom
Battlestar Galactica
American science fiction television series of the 1970s
1978
Review
That Girl
American sitcom
Kroll Show
TV series
Workaholics
American sitcom
The Thorn Birds
television mini-series
1983
Bat Masterson
Clueless
American television series based on the movie of the same name
1996
Night Gallery
television series
How to Marry a Millionaire
Then Came Bronson
The F.B.I.
American television series
Kraft Television Theatre
B.L. Stryker
American detective drama that aired on ABC in 1989-1990