Heartly condolence!! Veteran Hollywood actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, passed away on Sunday, 25 November 2017 and he was at age 89 when he died.
Ron Howard took his Twitter to announced the death of his father on Saturday afternoon. In the post, the 63-year-old director praised his father for the ability to balance ambition with great personal integrity.
Actor Rance Howard, Father of Director Ron Howard, Dies At Age 89
Here's the post, check it out.
Clint & I have been blessed to be Rance Howard’s sons. Today he passed at 89. He stood especially tall 4 his ability to balance ambition w/great personal integrity. A depression-era farm boy, his passion for acting changed the course of our family history. We love & miss U Dad.
— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) November 25, 2017
Additionally, Rance Howard's death was also confirmed by a spokesman for his son's production company, Michael Rosenberg.
Rance Howard was the father of actor Clint Howard and grandfather of actresses Paige Howard and Bryce Dallas Howard.
Rance Howard had been married to late Jean Speegle Howard. They met as teenagers doing while on a tour of children's production in Oklahoma of classic fairy tales like Snow White and Cinderella.
Late Husband and wife: Rance Howard and Jean Speegle Howard
The couple married on the tour dressed in their costumes, with the groom dressed as huntsman and bride dressed as Snow White in the wedding.