With the exception of the British monarchy, the world may no longer be ruled and directed by dynasties as it was a few centuries ago, but it has not been without a form of it either. Politics, sport, the entertainment industry and in every field of human endeavor, dynasties still exist in their miniaturized forms. In entertainment, one of them is the Howard family, lined by the iconic actor and director Ron Howard. In his family is one of his daughters, Jocelyn Howard.
While his eldest daughter, Bryce, is a household name with a number of notable productions under her name, Jocelyn Howard is still an aspiring actress, whose only major appearance to date has been in the popular show “Arrested Development”.
In this article, we will take a close look at her life, her background and everything else you need to know about Jocelyn Howard.
Jocelyn Howard – Biography
She was born on February 5, 1985, in Los Angeles, California as the daughter of parents Cheryl Howard and Ron Howard. Jocelyn was born into a prominent family led by her father, Ron, who is known for several works including The Andy Griffith Show, A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13, The Da Vinci Code and a number of others. Her mother is an author who has published a number of books, including In the Face of Jinn: A Novel and Heart & Desire.
Born into a family of entertainment and media stars, Jocelyn Howard has instead taken a different path and has only appeared on screen as an actress in an episode of Arrested Development, in which she played herself.
As for her education, there is very little information about her. Her decision to move away from her family acting tradition extends to her relationship with the media, and she has given very little information to the press, so very little is known about her professional career.
Who are her siblings?
As mentioned in the introduction, Jocelyn Howard is a member of one of the most popular families in Hollywood and has three siblings, two sisters and one lonely brother. You have probably heard of them. Here is who they are.
Bryce Dallas Howard.
Perhaps the most popular of the Howard children have followed in her father’s footsteps and has become a remarkable name in the industry, for her work and not just on her father’s back. Born on March 2, 1981, she has starred in major films such as The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Spider-Man 3, The Help, and the Jurassic World series, Jurassic World and Jurassic World: Falling Kingdom.
Apart from her work as an actress, Jocelyn Howard’s sister is also a director, another similarity she shares with her father, and she has directed several short films such as When You Find me, Solemates and an episode of the series, The Mandalorian.
Paige Carlyle Howard.
The Howard family is a family of actors and Paige Carlyle Howard is no exception to this fact. Although she has not yet reached the height of her older sister, Paige Carlyle has starred in her own films, including The Employer, Cheesecake Casserole, Adventureland and several others.
Jocelyn Howard’s sister attended the Tisch School of Art at New York University, which has produced many star actors and actresses. Jocelyn and Paige are twin sisters.
Reed Cross Howard
The lonely man in a group of women, Reed Cross is the only brother of Jocelyn Howard and he was born in 1987 in Banskville, New York City.
Like the rest of the family, he has found his way in the entertainment industry and has played a number of roles as a member of Hollywood. Jocelyn’s lonely brother is a director, writer, producer, and actor and he has a few credits to his name, including Frog and Toad, which he directed.
For his education, he studied at Heritage Academy High School and Pepperdine School.
More facts about Jocelyn Howard, Ron Howard’s daughter
She and her twin sister Paige share the same middle name – Carlyle. According to her father, Jocelyn and her sister have the name because they were conceived at the Carlyle Hotel in New York City.
Through her father, Jocelyn Howard is of English, Irish, Dutch and Scottish descent.
Jocelyn Howard and her siblings are the granddaughters of Rance Howard and Jean Speegle Howard. She is also the niece of Clint Howard, who is also an actor.