Bryce Dallas Howard Biography |
  • Bryce Dallas Howard Biography

    Born: March 02, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, United States

    BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD continues to be one of the most versatile and dynamic talents both on screen and behind the camera. Howard will next be seen starring alongside Robert Redford in Walt Disney Pictures’ Pete’s Dragon, set for release in August 2016. Later this year, Howard will begin production on The Free World, opposite Boyd Holbrook, which follows the story of a recently released and wrongfully imprisoned convict who becomes involved with a married woman (Howard) with a violent past.

    In 2011, Howard starred in two of the year’s most celebrated films, 50/50, opposite Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Tate Taylor’s Academy Award® - winning The Help. She also produced the Sony Classics film Restless, which starred Mia Wasikowska, for director Gus Van Sant. Restless was featured at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and opened the 2011 Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section of the Official Selection.

    Howard’s additional film credits include Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter, with Matt Damon; The Twilight Saga: Eclipse; the film adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond; McG’s Terminator Salvation; Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3; M. Night Shyamalan’s Lady in the Water; and Lars von Trier’s Manderlay. Howard made her film debut in Shyamalan’s The Village, opposite Joaquin Phoenix. For television, she received a 2008 Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance as Rosalind in HBO’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, adapted and directed by Kenneth Branagh.

    As a filmmaker, Howard has directed short films and trailers for multiple campaigns such as Canon’s “Project Imagination,” Moroccanoil’s “Inspired,” Vanity Fair’s “The Decades Series,” with Radical Media, and Glamour’s “Reel Moments.” Howard directed M83’s “Claudia Lewis” as part of MTV’s “Supervideo,” Sony Pictures and Lifetime’s Call Me Crazy: A Five Film and, most recently, “solemates” in conjunction with Canon’s “Project Imagination: The Trailer.” Howard has directed more than a dozen short films, receiving numerous accolades for her work. She was shortlisted for an Oscar® in 2012 for her half-hour film when you find me.

    Howard, an alumna of the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, performed on the New York stage, in roles such as Mariane in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Broadway production of Tartuffe; Rosalind in The Public Theater’s As You Like It; Sally Platt in the Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of Alan Ayckbourn’s House & Garden; and Emily in the Bay Street Theater’s production of Our Town.

    Howard is the founder of Nine Muses Entertainment and currently resides on the West coast with her husband Seth Gabel, their two children, a hilarious puppy and a dignified elderly cat.


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