Ron Howard’s father Rance Howard died Saturday at the age of 89, the filmmaker announced on his Twitter account.
‘Clint & I have been blessed to be Rance Howard’s sons. Today he passed at 89,’ the Oscar-winner said on behalf of himself and his actor brother. ‘He stood especially tall 4 his ability to balance ambition [with] great personal integrity.
‘A depression-era farm boy, his passion for acting changed the course of our family history. We love & miss U Dad.’