Oklahoma native Ron Howard to be honored by Bravo

Wednesday, January 4th 2006, 9:16 am
By: News On 6

NEW YORK (AP) -- The cable television network Bravo will pay tribute to Oscar-winning director and Oklahoma native Ron Howard in the special, "Moving Image Salutes Ron Howard."

The tribute will be broadcast Saturday night at 8 and includes a first look at Howard's adaptation of the best-selling novel, "The Da Vinci Code."

Howard won the best-director Oscar for 2001's "A Beautiful Mind." He also directed "Cinderella Man," "Apollo 13," "Cocoon" and "Splash."

His acting credits include "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Happy Days," and the 1973 film "American Graffiti."

Howard was born in Duncan in 1954.