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Rance Howard

Mostly Credited As: Rance Howard
Birth Name: Harold Rance Beckenholdt
Date Of Birth: November 17, 1928 (Age 86)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Oklahoma

Rance Howard

TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

Bones (2005) 
  The Lance to the Heart 10x02: (Oct/02/2014) As Daryl Northsky 
  The Conspiracy in the Corpse 10x01: (Sep/25/2014) As Daryl Northsky 

NCIS: Los Angeles (2009) 
  Purity 04x20: (Apr/09/2013) As Eugene 

Grey's Anatomy (2005) 
  The Lion Sleeps Tonight 08x18: (Apr/05/2012) As Martin Carroll (Patient: Heart Attack Victim Getting Angioplasty) 

ER (1994) 
  A Long, Strange Trip 15x14: (Feb/05/2009) As Dr. Oliver Kostin 

Lie to Me (2009) 
  Moral Waiver 01x02: (Jan/28/2009) As Joe Metz, [Co-Guest Stars]

CSI: NY (2004) 
  Fare Game 02x15: (Mar/01/2006) As Samuel Cooper 

Ghost Whisperer (2005) 
  Lost Boys 01x05: (Oct/21/2005) As Dirk Abrams 

Cold Case (2003) 
  Factory Girls 02x02: (Oct/10/2004) As Buddy (2004) 

Son of the Beach (2000) 
  Witness for the Prostitution 03x05: (Jul/16/2002) As Unknown 

That '80s Show (2002) 
  Tuesday Comes Over 01x03: (Feb/06/2002) As Mr. Bailey 

Angel (1999) 
  Carpe Noctem 03x04: (Oct/15/2001) As Marcus 

The Huntress (2000) 
  Black Widow 01x09: (Jan/07/2001) As Foreman 

7th Heaven (1996) 
  Help 05x02: (Oct/09/2000) As Old man in park 

Just Shoot Me (1997) 
  When Nina Met Elliott 04x02: (Sep/28/1999) As Blind Flower Guy 

Two of a Kind (US) (1998) 
  Peeping Twins 01x10: (Nov/27/1998) As Mr. Fillmore 
  Putting Two 'n Two Together 01x01: (Sep/25/1998) As Mr. Fillmore 

Clueless (1996) 
  Back from Bakersfield 03x02: (Oct/13/1998) As Mr. Bell 
  Bakersfield Blues 03x01: (Oct/06/1998) As Mr. Bell 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  South by Southwest (Nov/02/1997) As Jarvis Bean 
  Death Casts A Spell 01x10: (Dec/30/1984) As Filmore 

Babylon 5 (1994) 
  Rising Star 04x21: (Oct/20/1997) As David Sheridan 
  Interludes and Examinations 03x15: (May/06/1996) As David Sheridan 
  Severed Dreams 03x10: (Apr/01/1996) As David Sheridan 

Married ... with Children (1987) 
  How to Marry a Moron (2) 11x23: (May/05/1997) As Reverend 
  Enemies 10x22: (Apr/14/1996) As Edwin 

Melrose Place (1992) (1992) 
  Full Metal Betsy 04x32: (May/15/1996) As Motel Manager 

Seinfeld (1989) 
  The Bottle Deposit (2) 07x22: (May/02/1996) As Farmer 
  The Glasses 05x03: (Sep/30/1993) As Blind Man 

Tales from the Crypt (1989) 
  Surprise Party 06x11: (Dec/28/1994) As Des 

Diagnosis Murder (1993) 
  Murder with Mirrors 01x10: (Jan/21/1994) As Driver 

Baywatch (1989) 
  The Lost Treasure of Tower 12 02x19: (Apr/27/1992) As Joe 
  Second Wave 01x04: (Oct/13/1989) As Fireman 

Quantum Leap (1989) 
  Heart of a Champion - July 23, 1955 03x20: (May/08/1991) As Lamar 

B.L. Stryker (1989) 
  The King of Jazz 02x01: (Nov/18/1989) As Richard Walton 

The Adventures of Superboy (1988) (1988) 
  Luthor Unleashed 01x26: (May/27/1989) As Colonel, [Featuring]

Wiseguy (1987) 
  Smokey Mountain Requiem 01x14: (Jan/18/1988) As Ernest Haynes 

Dynasty (US) (1981) 
  The Voice (2) 04x21: (Mar/21/1984) As Gifford 

Happy Days (1974) 
  Here Comes the Bride Again 07x14: (Dec/18/1979) As Mr. Burkhart 
  Spunkless Spunky 05x19: (Feb/07/1978) As Ben Wilson 
  Dance Contest 03x15: (Jan/06/1976) As Announcer 

Laverne & Shirley (1976) 
  Who's Papa? 04x15: (Jan/16/1979) As Doctor 

Battlestar Galactica (1978) (1978) 
  The Magnificent Warriors 01x10: (Nov/12/1978) As Farnes 

Little House on the Prairie (1974) (1974) 
  Quarantine 03x13: (Jan/17/1977) As Simpson 

The Waltons (1972) 
  The Competition 04x08: (Oct/30/1975) As Dr. McIvers 
  The Venture 03x25: (Mar/06/1975) As Dr. McIvers 
  The Birthday 03x15: (Dec/19/1974) As Dr. McIvers 
  The Gift 02x19: (Jan/24/1974) As Dr. McIvers 

Switch (1975) 
  The Deadly Missiles Caper 01x05: (Oct/07/1975) As Collins, [Co-Guest Stars]

The Rookies (1972) 
  Nightmare 03x24: (Mar/17/1975) As Truck Driver 

The ABC Afterschool Special (1972) 
  The Skating Rink 03x05: (Feb/05/1975) As Myron Faraday 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  In Performance of Duty 20x10: (Nov/18/1974) As Frank Benton 
  Jenny 16x15: (Dec/28/1970) As Judge Franklin 

Kung Fu (1972) 
  The Hoots 02x10: (Dec/13/1973) As Sheriff Byrd 

Bonanza (1959) 
  Shanklin 13x20: (Feb/13/1972) As Bogardus 
  A Time to Die 12x25: (Mar/21/1971) As Sam 

Night Gallery (1970) 
  The Boy Who Predicted Earthquakes 02x01: (Sep/15/1971) As Cameraman, [Co-Guest Stars]

Then Came Bronson (1969) 
  That Undiscovered Country 01x18: (Jan/28/1970) As Mueller 

The Monroes (1966) (1966) 
  Teach the Tiger to Purr 01x25: (Mar/08/1967) As Al 

The Virginian (1962) 
  Ride a Cock-Horse to Laramie Cross 04x23: (Feb/23/1966) As Luka 

The Andy Griffith Show (1960) 
  The Rumor 04x29: (Apr/27/1964) As Party Guest 
  A Black Day for Mayberry 04x07: (Nov/11/1963) As Treasury Agent 
  Barney and the Governor 03x15: (Jan/07/1963) As Chauffeur 
  Cousin Virgil 02x30: (Apr/30/1962) As Bus Driver 

Combat! (1962) 
  Bridge at Chalons 02x01: (Sep/17/1963) As Wilkerson 

Bat Masterson (1958) 
  Promised Land 01x31: (Jun/10/1959) As Fletcher 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

The Flintstones (1960)• Staff Writer

Episode Crew

The Rookies (1972) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Commitment 01x04 Oct/02/1972 As: Writer
Gentle Ben (1967) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
Take a Giant Step 01x24 Feb/25/1968 As: Teleplay
Batter Up 01x21 Feb/04/1968 As: Story
The Opportunist 01x17 Jan/07/1968 As: Writer
The Flintstones (1960) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
Fred's Second Car 05x17 Jan/08/1965 As: Writer
Indianrockolis 500 05x13 Dec/10/1964 As: Writer
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Father of actors Clint and Ron Howard.

He is frequently cast in small roles n films directed by his son, Ron Howard. The same is also true of his youngest son, Clint.

He was married to Jean Speegle Howard from 1949 until her death on September 2, 2000.

He is the grandfather of Bryce Dallas Howard.

He frequently plays a clergyman.

He is the father-in-law of Cheryl Howard, the wife of his eldest son, Ron.

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