Terrence Howard

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).
Name Terrence Howard
Also Known As
Birthday 1969-03-11
Gender Male
IMDB Terrence Howard profile on IMDB
Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, USA
As: Cameron Thayer
2005-05-06
Crash...
As: Gossie McGee
2004-10-29
Ray...
As: Bama
2005-11-09
Get Rich or Die Tryi...
As: Louis Russ
1995-12-29
Mr. Holland's Opus...
As: James (voice)
2009-12-10
The Princess and the...
As: Darius Allen
2005-05-01
Animal...
As: DJay
2005-07-22
Hustle & Flow...
As: Lt. Lincoln A. Scott
2002-02-15
Hart's War...
As: Timothy Walker
2001-09-21
Glitter...
As: Detective Mercer
2007-09-14
The Brave One...
As: Richard Jeffries
2007-11-21
August Rush...
As: Duck
2007-09-03
The Hunting Party...
As: Robby
2001-05-15
Angel Eyes...
As: Lt. Green
2005-08-11
Four Brothers...
As: Lester Vesco
2000-05-31
Big Momma's House...
As: Dr. Jack Harper
2007-11-30
Awake...
As: Trumpy
2006-08-25
Idlewild...
As: Spaceman (as Terrenc
1996-04-26
Sunset Park...
As: Hollis Lucetti
2011-07-08
The Ledge...
As: Quentin
1999-10-22
The Best Man...
As: Jim Ellis
2007-03-23
Pride...
As: Harvey Boarden
2009-04-24
Fighting...
As: Amos Hicks
2005-03-06
Their Eyes Were Watc...
As: Lorenz
2002-05-10
Intimate Affairs...
As: K.C.
1998-04-08
The Players Club...
As: Patrick
2005-01-14
The Salon...
As: Col. A.J. Bullard
2012-01-11
Red Tails...
As: Bah Humbug
2007-12-12
The Perfect Holiday...
As: Walter
2012-12-21
On the Road...
As: Nelson Mandela
2013-09-06
Winnie Mandela...
As: Unknown
2003-01-01
Love Chronicles...
As: Drag Hammerman
2011-01-08
Little Murder...
As: FBI Agent Cornelius
2013-04-04
The Company You Keep...
As: Coach Jackson (segme
2013-01-25
Movie 43...
As: Alphonse
2013-03-08
Dead Man Down...
As: Dexter Banks (as Ter
1998-10-13
Butter...
As: Franklin Birch
2013-09-21
Prisoners...
As: Quentin
2013-11-15
The Best Man Holiday...
As: Howard
2013-08-16
The Butler...
As: Bill Crosby
2005-02-12
Lackawanna Blues...
As: Byron
1998-01-16
Spark...
As: Starks
2013-04-19
House of Bodies...
As: Ralph Abernathy
2001-02-24
Boycott...
As: Narrator
2007-02-14
Motherland Afghanist...
As: Ulysses
1997-09-05
Double Tap...
As: Zucko
2014-10-31
St. Vincent...
As: Julius 'Sugar' Edmon
2014-03-28
Sabotage...
As: Cassius Clay
2000-01-10
Muhammad Ali: King o...
As: Dr. Crier
2014-06-13
Lullaby...
As: Customer
1993-04-23
Who's the Man?...
As: Jimmy
1999-09-10
Best Laid Plans...
As: Himself - Host
2014-03-11
Take Me to the River...
As: Hitchhiker
1999-01-22
Valerie Flake...
As: Sheriff Braydon
2016-04-29
Term Life...
As: Pope
2016-09-16
Cardboard Boxer...
As: Lt. Col. James "Rhod
2008-05-02
Iron Man...
As: narrator
2008-12-16
2008 World Series...
As: Himself
2008-12-03
The Victoria's Secre...
As: Cowboy
1995-10-06
Dead Presidents...
As: Himself
2008-09-30
I Am Iron Man...
As: Unknown
2019-12-31
Cut Throat City...
As: Jimmy the Warlock
1996-12-10
Johns...
As: Chu Chu (as Terrence
2003-01-31
Biker Boyz...
As: Himself
2011-12-03
Bob Ross: The Happy ...
As: Young A.C.
1995-01-31
The O.J. Simpson Sto...
As: Unknown
2018-05-24
Terrence Howard's Fr...
As: Unknown
2003-01-26
Jimmy Kimmel Live!...
As: Unknown
1983-04-04
Live with Regis and ...
As: Unknown
1992-05-25
The Tonight Show wit...
As: Unknown
1989-09-22
Family Matters...
As: Greg Sparks
1996-08-26
Sparks...
As: Unknown
2000-06-28
Soul Food...
As: Unknown
1993-08-22
Living Single...
As: Unknown
1993-09-13
Late Night with Cona...
As: Unknown
1953-03-18
The Academy Awards...
As: Chester Harris
1993-08-25
Tall Hopes...
As: Himself
2015-04-02
Lip Sync Battle...
As: Unknown
2003-09-08
The Ellen DeGeneres ...
As: Unknown
1952-01-14
Today...
As: Unknown
2002-09-18
Fastlane...
As: Unknown

Soundstage...
As: Unknown
1994-09-08
New York Undercover...
As: Deputy D.A. Jonah De
2010-09-29
Law & Order: Los Ang...
As: Himself
2002-01-13
E! Live From the Red...
As: Arnold Pope
2015-05-14
Wayward Pines...
As: Lucious Lyon
2015-01-07
Empire...
As: Terrence Howard
1953-03-18
The Academy Awards...
As: George
2017-09-17
Philip K. Dick's Ele...
As: Jackie Jackson
1992-11-15
The Jacksons: An Ame...