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Terrence Howard

Terrence Dashon Howard (born March 11, 1969) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. Having his first major role in the 1995 film Mr. Holland's Opus, which subsequently led to a number of roles in films and high visibility among African American audiences. Howard broke into the mainstream with a succession of well-reviewed television and film roles between 2004 and 2006. Among his roles in movies includes Ray, Lackawanna Blues, Crash, Four Brothers, Hustle & Flow, Get Rich or Die Tryin', Idlewild, The Brave One. Howard co-starred in Iron Man and reprised the role in the video game adaption. He was replaced in this role in the sequel Iron Man 2, by Academy Award nominee Don Cheadle (his Crash co-star). Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. At 18, he moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. He had auditioned for The Cosby Show and was cast in the role and later, Howard had a principal role in a short-lived CBS sitcom, Tall Hopes. He went on to portray Jackie Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream, an ABC miniseries. Three years later, he made his big film break in 1995's Mr. Holland's Opus. He continued with television and movie roles and co-starred as Greg Sparks in the late-1990s television series Sparks. Howard also appeared in The Best Man in 1999, in Ashanti's music video for her 2002 single "Foolish", and in Mary J. Blige's video for "Be Without You". Howard also made an appearance on the TV series Family Matters. Howard has also worked as a film producer for the movie Pride. In 2008, Howard hosted the PBS' series Independent Lens. Also in 2008, he made his Broadway debut, playing Brick in an all-African-American production of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Debbie Allen. Later that year, Howard made a guest appearance in the short film For All Mankind directed by Daniel L. Clifton and in 2009, he starred in the movie Fighting. In 2010, Howard joined the cast of the new Law & Order: Los Angeles installment of the Law & Order franchise, wherein he will play Deputy District Attorney Joe Dekker. Terrence ventured into the music industry with his debut pop album, Shine through It, heavily inspired by popular soul singers such as Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield, was released in September 2008. Howard, who lives outside Philadelphia in Lafayette Hill, He has three children from a previous marriage: two daughters (Aubrey and Heaven) and a son (Hunter).


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Born:
Mar 11, 1969 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
82
Première apparrition :
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Dernier projet:
Series Soundstage 2018
Connu pour
Poster of St Vincent
Poster of Take Me to the River
Poster of Muhammad Ali: King of the World
Poster of Tall Hopes
Filmographie
Series Soundstage Unknown 2018
Film En cavale Sheriff Braydon 2016-04-29
Film The Best Man Wedding Quentin 2016-04-15
Film Cardboard Boxer Pope 2016-09-16
Series Empire Lucious Lyon 2015-01-07
Series Lip Sync Battle Himself 2015-04-02
Series Wayward Pines Arnold Pope 2015-05-14
Film Sabotage Julius 'Sugar' Edmonds 2014-03-28
Film Take Me to the River Himself - Host 2014-03-11
Film Lullaby Dr. Crier 2014-06-13
Film St Vincent Zucko 2014-10-09
Film Dead Man Down Alphonse 2013-03-08
Film My Movie Project Coach Jackson (segment "Victory's Glory") 2013-01-01
Film House of Bodies Starks 2013-04-19
Film Le Majordome Howard 2013-08-16
Film Le Mariage de L'année, 10 Ans Après Quentin 2013-11-15
Film Prisoners Franklin Birch 2013-09-18
Film Red Tails Col. A.J. Bullard 2012-01-19
Film Sous surveillance FBI Agent Cornelius 2012-09-06
Film Sur la route Walter 2012-05-22
Film Little Murder Drag Hammerman 2011-01-08
Film Winnie Mandela Nelson Mandela 2011-09-16
Film Au bord du gouffre Hollis Lucetti 2011-05-06
Series Los Angeles Police Judiciaire Deputy D.A. Jonah Dekker 2010-09-29
Film Fighting Harvey Boarden 2009-04-24
Film La Princesse et la Grenouille James (voice) 2009-12-08
Film The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2008 Himself 2008-02-02
Film I Am Iron Man Himself 2008-09-30
Film Iron Man Lt. Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine 2008-04-30
Film The Hunting Party Duck 2007-09-03
Film Motherland Afghanistan Narrator 2007-02-14
Film Respect Jim Ellis 2007-03-23
Film August Rush Richard Jeffries 2007-11-21
Film The Perfect Holiday Bah Humbug 2007-12-12
Film Awake Dr. Jack Harper 2007-11-28
Film À vif Detective Mercer 2007-09-14
Film Idlewild gangsters club Trumpy 2006-08-25
Film Animal Darius Allen 2005-05-01
Film Their Eyes Were Watching God Amos Hicks 2005-03-06
Film Lackawanna Blues Bill Crosby 2005-02-12
Film The Salon Patrick 2005-01-13
Film Collision Cameron Thayer 2005-05-06
Film Hustle & Flow DJay 2005-07-22
Film Réussir ou mourir Bama 2005-11-09
Film Quatre Frères Lt. Green 2005-08-11
Film Ray Gossie McGee 2004-10-29
Film Love Chronicles 2003-01-01
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series E! Live From the Red Carpet Himself 2002-01-13
Film Mission évasion Lt. Lincoln A. Scott 2002-02-15
Film Investigating Sex Lorenz 2002-04-18
Series Fastlane Unknown 2002-09-18
Film Angel Eyes Robby 2001-05-15
Film Boycott Ralph Abernathy 2001-02-24
Film Glitter Timothy Walker 2001-09-21
Film Muhammad Ali: King of the World Cassius Clay 2000-01-10
Film Big Mamma Lester Vesco 2000-05-31
Series Soul Food Unknown 2000-06-28
Film Un Coup d'enfer Jimmy 1999-04-09
Film Valerie Flake Hitchhiker 1999-01-22
Film Le Mariage de l'Année Quentin 1999-10-22
Film Spark Byron 1998-01-16
Film The Players Club K.C. 1998-04-08
Film Butter Dexter Banks (as Terrence Dashon Howard) 1998-10-13
Film Double Tap Ulysses 1997-09-05
Film Sunset Park Spaceman (as Terrence DaShon Howard) 1996-04-26
Series Sparks Greg Sparks 1996-08-26
Film Génération sacrifiée Cowboy 1995-10-06
Film Professeur Holland Louis Russ 1995-12-29
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Film Who's the Man? Customer 1993-04-23
Series Living Single Unknown 1993-08-22
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Tall Hopes Chester Harris 1993-08-25
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Film The Jacksons: An American Dream Jackie Jackson 1992-11-15
Series La Vie de famille Unknown 1989-09-22
Film Zhi fa xian feng Defense attorney 1986-11-27
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Cérémonie des Oscars Terrence Howard 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14