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Bravo Honors Director Ron Howard

January 7th, 2006 8:00am EST
Ron HowardBravo will pay tribute to the nearly five-decade career of director Ron Howard in the special, "Moving Image Salutes Ron Howard" on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 9 pm. The salute will include presentations from Howard's star-studded colleagues and friends as well as exclusive film clips.

Special guests and presenters include Jim Carrey, Edie Falco, Paul Giamatti, Howard's long-time producing partner Brian Grazer, surprise guest Tom Hanks, Goldie Hawn, Bryce Dallas Howard, Michael Keaton, Kurt Russell, Jeffrey Tambor and Renee Zellweger.

The Salute will include a first look at Howard's adaptation of the best-selling novel The Da Vinci Code, due in theaters in May. The breadth and depth of Howard's career are represented through film and television clips including: American Graffiti, The Andy Griffith Show, Apollo 13, Backdraft, A Beautiful Mind, "The Big Valley," Cinderella Man, Cocoon, Edtv, Far and Away, Grand Theft Auto, Gung Ho, Happy Days, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, M*A*S*H, The Missing, The Music Man, Night Shift, The Paper, Parenthood, Ransom, "Route 66," Saturday Night Live, Splash, and Willow.