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Behind The Lense: Actors Turned Director
16. Ron Howard
Ron Howard first found fame as Richie Cunningham in the hugely popular TV show 'Happy Days'. After hanging out with The Fonz on set for 10 years, he decided to take up directing. Howard is one of the most successful directors around now, with huge movies under his belt, such as 'Frost/Nixon', 'The Da Vinci Code', 'Apollo 13' and 'A Beautiful Mind' to name a few.