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Ron Howard
Frost/Nixon

He will always be known for the beloved TV characters he portrayed—The Andy Griffith's Show's Opie Taylor and Happy Days ' Richie Cunningham are, after all, iconic—but the bulk of Ron Howard's career has been spent creating some of the most memorable movies in cinematic history. Before winning the Oscar® in 2001 for his work as director of A Beautiful Mind, Ron directed movies including Splash, Cocoon, Backdraft, Far and Away and Apollo 13.

Based on a play of the same name, Frost/Nixon is a dramatization of the 1977 interviews between British TV broadcaster David Frost and former President Richard Nixon.
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