Actor and director Ron Howard got his start at six years old, as Opie Taylor on the Andy Griffith show. In 1974, he played Richie Cuningham on the hit show Happy Days. In the 1980s Howard he began to dabble in his directing career.
Howard has gone on to direct some of the greatest films in cinematic history, most notably 2002's A Beautiful Mind, for which he earned the Academy Award for Best Director, as well as Blockbuster hits Cinderella Man (2005), The Da Vinci Code (2006), and Frost/Nixon (2008).
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