publication date: Sunday, February 1, 2009 (part of Round XXXVIII)

category: Movies

clue: After sharing the screen with Andy Griffith and the Fonz, it's no wonder this child star fled to the other side of the camera.

explanation: Howard was a former child star on The Andy Griffith Show and Happy Days before becoming a film director in adulthood. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Lori Lancaster, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Mihai Rusu, Vicki Moore, and Peter Wilhelm

trivia: Howard was nominated for an Oscar in 2009 for directing Frost/Nixon.

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