Bryce Dallas Howard

Bryce Dallas Howard

Movie Actress

Bryce Dallas Howard is an American actress and director. Howard was born in Los Angeles and attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, leaving in 2002 to take roles on Broadway but graduating in 2020.

Full Name
Mar 2, 1981
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Bryce Dallas Howard was born on March 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of director Ron Howard and writer Cheryl Alley. Her siblings are twins Jocelyn Carlyle and Paige Carlyle, as well as actor Reed Cross. She was raised in Greenwich, Connecticut and attended Stagedoor Manor, a performing arts camp. During her school years she took classes in acting, photography, and dance.

Howard began acting at a young age when she appeared in her father's film "Parenthood" (1989). She went on to appear in other films such as "The Village" (2004), "Ladri di Biciclette" (2005) and "The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond" (2008). In 2010, she starred alongside Robert Downey Jr. in the hit fantasy adventure film "Iron Man 3". The same year she also appeared in the remake of the classic horror movie "The Crazies". 

In 2011, Howard played Gwen Stacy in the blockbuster superhero movie "The Amazing Spider-Man". The following year she starred opposite Tom Hanks in the science fiction drama "Cloud Atlas". Since then she has appeared in several other movies including "Jurassic World" (2015), "Pete's Dragon" (2016) and its sequel (2020), as well as voicing the character of Mrs. Potts for Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" (2017). 

Howard has won numerous awards throughout her career including two Saturn Awards for Best Actress for her performances in both "The Village" and "Jurassic World". She has also been nominated for a Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Clint Eastwood's biopic about J. Edgar Hoover titled "J. Edgar" (2011).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1981</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Bryce Dallas Howard is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 2, 1981, Bryce Dallas Howard was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the eldest daughter of director Ron Howard.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Breakthrough Role as Gwen Stacy</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Howard made her feature film debut in M. Night Shyamalan's The Village, starring as the lead role of Gwen Stacy.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in Terminator Salvation</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Howard plays the role of Kate Connor, wife of John Connor (Christian Bale) in the fourth installment of the Terminator franchise.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">The Help is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Howard plays the role of Hilly Holbrook in The Help, which was nominated for four Academy Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Directorial Debut with Daddio</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Howard makes her directorial debut with the short film Daddio, starring her father Ron Howard.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Howard reprises her role as Claire Dearing from 2015's Jurassic World.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears in Disney's Live Action ‘Mulan’</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Howard appears as Chen Honghui in Disney's live action remake of Mulan.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She is Talented and Versatile</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Bryce Dallas Howard is an incredibly talented and versatile actress who has been featured in a wide variety of films. From action-packed blockbusters to subtle independent films, she has shown her ability to bring characters to life with her unique range of emotions.</p></div> 

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She is a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Bryce Dallas Howard is a great role model for young women. She is strong and independent, yet still manages to be compassionate and kind. She also works hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle, which is something many young people can look up to as well.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She Supports Important Causes</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Another reason why we love Bryce Dallas Howard is that she actively supports important causes. She is involved in charities that support women's rights, environmental protection, and animal welfare, among other causes. Her dedication to these issues makes her even more inspiring.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Mother of Four</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Bryce Dallas Howard is a mother to four children; two daughters and two sons.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Directed Music Videos</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Bryce Dallas Howard has directed music videos for bands such as U2, Snow Patrol, and Death Cab For Cutie.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First Actress in the Family</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Bryce Dallas Howard is the first actress in her family. Her father was renowned filmmaker Ron Howard and her grandfather was actor Rance Howard.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Founding Member of The Ensemble Studio Theatre Los Angeles</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Bryce Dallas Howard is a founding member of The Ensemble Studio Theatre Los Angeles, a theater company that produces original works by emerging playwrights.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Started Acting Late in Life</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Bryce Dallas Howard only began her acting career at the age of 24, when she was cast in M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village.</p></div>


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