Actor Rance Howard Dead At 89

Rance Howard, actor of film and television fame and father to Clint Howard and Ron Howard, grandfather to Bryce Dallas Howard, and Paige Howard, passed away at the age of 89 yesterday as announced by his famous actor/director son Ron Howard on twitter.

 

 

Rance Howard was an actor of some renown having appeared in over one hundred films and a multitude of television shows. He is perhaps best known for his roles in TV shows Gentle Ben, and Babylon 5, or his film appearances in A League of Their Own as Dottie and Kit’s father, and his son Ron’s films; Splash, Cocoon, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind,Cinderella Man,and Frost/Nixon.

 

His latest role was as Jasper in the film Broken Memories released earlier this year.

 

Hollywood Remembered him on Twitter following the news of his death.

 

 

 

 

 

Condolences to his friends and family.

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