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Terrence Dashon Howard

Terrence Dashon Howard was the recipient of the NAACP Image Award, an independent Spirit Award and a Chicago Film Critics Award for his work in Malcolm D. Lee's The Best Man. After coming to the fore with a riveting performance in Mr. Holland's Opus, he has gone on to become a presence on both the big and small screens. Howard turned in a memorable performance as Cowboy in the Hughes brothers' Dead Presidents, starred in the action drama Biker Boyz and opposite Bruce Willis in Gregory Hoblit's Hart's War about American POWs. His films also include Glitter, Angel Eyes (with Jennifer Lopez), Big Momma's House and The Players Club, directed by Ice Cube. He'll next be seen in Crash with Sandra Bullock and Don Cheadle, and recently finished for television Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, starring Halle Berry.

Terrence will also be coming out in Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues, directed by George C. Wolfe for HBO. He is currently working on the independent film Hustle & Flow for John Singleton, in which he has the lead opposite Anthony Anderson.

Howard's television credits include the Showtime series Street Time and Soul Food. Aside from his extensive film and television career, Howard is also a scholar-he studied chemical engineering at the Pratt Institute and physics at Cooper University.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Terrence Dashon Howard Facts

BirthdayMarch 11, 1969 (54)
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is Terrence Dashon Howard compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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