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At the November 14 premiere of Rance's film Broken Memories Ron told The Hollywood Reporter how proud he was of his father's performance, which the director called "the role of his career to date".

"Clint & I have been blessed to be Rance Howard's sons", Ron wrote.

Rance Howard and Ron Howard actually made their film debut in the same movie, though Ron was only two at the time: a 1956 Western called Frontier Woman.

The actor, who appeared in films such as Apollo 13, was described as a man with "great personal integrity" in a tribute. Today he passed at 89.

His son, filmmaker Ron Howard announced his dad's passing on Saturday via Twitter.

In addition to his sons, Howard's survived by granddaughters Bryce Dallas Howard and Paige Howard.

About Howard's talent can be judged by his most famous works, including diverse roles in "a lovely mind" "Apollo 13", "Angels and demons" and "independence Day".

He also starred in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" in 2013.



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