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Rance Howard


Mostly Credited As: Rance Howard
Birth Name: Harold Rance Beckenholdt
Date Of Birth: November 17, 1928 (Age 87)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Oklahoma

Rance Howard




TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

Bones (2005) 
  The Conspiracy in the Corpse 10x01: (Sep/25/2014) As Daryl Northsky 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) 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) 
  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 
  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]
  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 
  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 
  Carpe Noctem 03x04: (Oct/15/2001) As Marcus 

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 
  Peeping Twins 01x10: (Nov/27/1998) As Mr. Fillmore 
  Putting Two 'n Two Together 01x01: (Sep/25/1998) 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 
  Bakersfield Blues 03x01: (Oct/06/1998) As Mr. Bell 

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

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

Married ... with Children (1987) 
  How to Marry a Moron (2) 11x23: (May/05/1997) As Reverend 
  How to Marry a Moron (2) 11x23: (May/05/1997) As Reverend 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Edwin 

Seinfeld (1989) 
  The Bottle Deposit (2) 07x22: (May/02/1996) As Farmer 
  The Bottle Deposit (2) 07x22: (May/02/1996) As Farmer 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Blind Man 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Blind Man 

Tales from the Crypt (1989) (1989) 
  Surprise Party 06x11: (Dec/28/1994) As Des 
  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 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Fireman 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) 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]
  Luthor Unleashed 01x26: (May/27/1989) As Colonel, [Featuring]

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

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 
  Dance Contest 03x15: (Jan/06/1976) As Announcer 

Laverne & Shirley (1976) 
  Who's Papa? 04x15: (Jan/16/1979) As Doctor 
  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 
  Quarantine 03x13: (Jan/17/1977) As Simpson 

The Waltons (1972) 
  The Competition 04x08: (Oct/30/1975) As Dr. McIvers 
  The Competition 04x08: (Oct/30/1975) As Dr. McIvers 
  The Venture 03x25: (Mar/06/1975) As Dr. McIvers 
  The Venture 03x25: (Mar/06/1975) As Dr. McIvers 

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

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

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

The Monroes (1966) (1966) 
  Teach the Tiger to Purr 01x25: (Mar/08/1967) As Al 
  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 
  Ride a Cock-Horse to Laramie Cross 04x23: (Feb/23/1966) As Luka 

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

The Andy Griffith Show (1960) 
  Cousin Virgil 02x30: (Apr/30/1962) As Bus Driver 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Party Guest 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Treasury Agent 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Party Guest 

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

Dynasty (US) (1981) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Gifford 

7th Heaven (1996) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Old man in park 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Old man in park 

The Huntress (2000) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Foreman 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Foreman 

Switch (1975) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Collins, [Co-Guest Stars]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Collins, [Co-Guest Stars]

Melrose Place (1992) (1992) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Motel Manager 

Kung Fu (1972) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Sheriff Byrd 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Sheriff Byrd 

The ABC Afterschool Special (1972) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Myron Faraday 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Myron Faraday 

Night Gallery (1970) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Cameraman, [Co-Guest Stars]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Cameraman, [Co-Guest Stars]

Then Came Bronson (1969) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Mueller 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Mueller 
Crew Credits

Show Crew



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 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Indianrockolis 500 05x13 Dec/10/1964 As: Writer
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Trivia

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.

Rance Howard Quotes

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