Rance Howard

Rance Howard

  • Born on
    • November 17th, 1928
  • Died on
    • November 25th, 2017
Rance Howard 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.

Starring Rance Howard on Plex


Acting (79 Credits)

2019The Christ Slayer as Devil as Old ManWatch Free
2017Chasing the Star as Devil as an Old ManWatch Free
201640 Nights as Devil as an Old ManWatch Free
2013Nebraska as Uncle Ray
2013Second Chances as Wilbur
2013The Lone Ranger as Engineer
2011Rosewood Lane as Fred Crumb
2011InSight as Cemetery PresiderWatch Free
2011The Dilemma as Burt
2011Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 as Preacher
2010The Genesis Code as Dr. Tolley
2010The Trial as Judge Danielson
2010Once Fallen as Harry
2010Jonah Hex as Telegrapher
2010Valentine's Day as Bistro Gardens Diner
2009Boppin' at the Glue Factory as Walker BillWatch Free
2009Play the Game as Mervin Lavine
2009Angels & Demons as Cardinal Beck
2008Grizzly Park as Ranger Howard
2008Frost/Nixon as Ollie
2008Keith as Old Man (uncredited)
2008Drillbit Taylor as Older Man
2007Georgia Rule as Dog Bite Man
2007Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story as Preacher
2006Sasquatch Mountain as Harris Zeff
2005Cinderella Man as Announcer Al Fazin
2004Toolbox Murders as Chas Rooker
2004Death and Texas as Circuit Court JudgeWatch Free
2004The Alamo as Governor Smith
2003The Missing as Telegraph Operator
2002Eye See You as Geezer
2001A Crack in the Floor as Floyd FryedWatch Free
2001Rat Race as Feed the Earth Spokesman
2001Joe Dirt as Bomb Squad Cop
2001A Beautiful Mind as White-Haired Patient
2000How the Grinch Stole Christmas as Elderly Timekeeper
2000Love & Sex as Earl
1998Psycho as Mr. Lowery
1998Chairman of the Board as Rev. Hatley
1998Small Soldiers as Husband
1997Traveller as Farmer
1997Busted as Mayor Davies
1997Money Talks as Reverend
1997Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest as Jarvis Bean
1997The Second Civil War as Arnold Tooney, jr.
1996Mars Attacks! as Texan Investor
1996Independence Day as Chaplain
1995Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest as Employer
1995Apollo 13 as Reverend
1994Little Giants as Father Kelly
1994Ed Wood as Old Man McCoy (uncredited)
1994The Paper as Alicia's Doctor
1993Snapdragon as Priest
1993Ticks as Sheriff Parker
1993Ed and His Dead Mother as Rev. Praxton
1993Fearless as Bald Cabby
1992Universal Soldier as John Devreux
1992Far and Away as Tomlin
1991Switched at Birth as Frank Hill
1989The 'Burbs as Detective #2
1989Parenthood as Dean at College
1987Innerspace as Supermarket Customer
1986Gung Ho as Mayor Conrad Zwart
1986Return to Mayberry as Preacher
1985Creator as Mr. Spencer
1985Cocoon as St. Petersburg Dectective
1984The Lonely Guy as Minister
1984Splash as McCullough
1983Love Letters as Joseph Chesley
1983The Thorn Birds as Doc Wilson
1982The Executioner's Song as Lt. Nelson
1977Grand Theft Auto as Ned Slinker
1977Another Man, Another Chance as Wagonmaster
1976Eat My Dust as Clark
1974Where the Lilies Bloom as Roy Luther
1974Chinatown as Irate Farmer
1967Cool Hand Luke as Sheriff
1967Gentle Ben as Henry Boomhauer
1965Village of the Giants as Deputy

Writer (1 Credits)


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