Jocelyn Howard was born into a family with a long entertainment history. As the daughter of famous American parents, she was raised in the spotlight along with her siblings who are doing great in their respective fields of interest. Unlike her siblings, Jocelyn hasn’t had many roles in the film industry as she is into other things but she participated in the production of the television series, Arrested Development with her sister, which happens to be her debut and only screen appearance. Let’s get to know more about Jocelyn and her siblings.
Who is Jocelyn Howard – Ron Howard’s Daughter?
Jocelyn Howard is one of the twin daughters of entertainment heavyweight Ron Howard (born March 1, 1954) and his famous writer wife Cheryl Howard (born December of 1953). Although she is making waves and successful in her own right, she is best known as one of Ron Howard and Cheryl Howard’s children. Jocelyn was born with the zodiac sign Aquarius in Los Angeles, California, on February 5, 1985. Her full name Jocelyn Carlyle Howard.
She is an American by nationality and of mixed racial background. Her father is of remote Dutch, Scottish, English, Irish, and German descent while information about her mom’s ethnicity is not available. Through her father, Jocelyn Howard is a niece of actor Clint Howard as well as the granddaughter of actresses Jean Speegle Howard and actor Rance Howard.
Despite having celebrity parents, Jocelyn has often kept a low-profile when it comes to her professional and personal life. She hardly makes a public appearance and when she does, she doesn’t draw unwanted attention to herself. Perhaps, this explains why information about her childhood, early life, education, and personal life are missing on the internet. According to her father, Jocelyn has a penchant for other things, unlike her sisters who are in love with acting. Nevertheless, it is believed that she is doing great in her field of interest with the support of her siblings and parents, who have always been by her side right from childhood.
Her Sister – Paige Howard and Other Siblings
Jocelyn Howard has three siblings – her twin sister Paige Carlyle Howard, an older sister Bryce Dallas Howard, and a younger brother Reed Cross Howard.
Bryce Dallas Howard
Born on 2nd March 1981, Bryce banks as a director and actress. She was raised on a farm in Greenwich, Connecticut, and in Westchester County, New York. The actress also studied together with actress Natalie Portman at a performing arts camp in upstate New York known as Stagedoor Manor. She graduated from Greenwich Country Day School in 1996 and later from Byram Hills High School in 1999. Bryce is a product of New York University’s (NYU) Tisch School of the Arts, where she spent three years. It was during this time that she attended classes at the International Theatre Wing in Amsterdam, the Stella Adler Conservatory as well as The Experimental Wing.
An award-winning actress, she has a slew of nominations as well as a slew of roles in both film and television under her belt. However, Ron’s first daughter is popularly recognized for playing the vampire Victoria in the 2010 romantic fantasy film, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.
Bryce Howard is a mother of two and she shares them with her husband, actor Seth Gabel. The pair met as students at New York University and dated for five years before they eventually tied the knot on the 17th day of June 2006. Their first child, a son named Theodore Norman Howard-Gabel, was born in 2007 while their second child, daughter Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel, was born in the year 2012.
Paige Carlyle Howard
Paige Howard, who was born on 5th February 1985 is also an actress with roles in the following films, Adventureland (2009, as Sue O’Malley), Cheesecake Casserole (2012, as Jess), Virgin Alexander (2012, as Ruby), and The Employer (2013, as Sandra Turner). She studied at New York University’s Tisch School of the Art and made her professional stage debut as Mary Rose in J. M. Barrie’s play Mary Rose at the Vineyard Theatre in New York City. Paige bagged her first award (Best Supporting Actress) at the Los Angeles Movie Awards on May 25, 2013, for her role in The Employer.
Reed Cross Howard
Jocelyn Howard’s youngest sibling is Reed Cross Howard. He was born in 1987, in America, precisely in the Banksville of New York City. He is a director, actor, writer, and producer, following in his parents’ footsteps. Reed is said to have helped to direct the 2009 drama/adventure film, Frog and Toad. He studied at Pepperdine School, after which he enrolled at Heritage Academy high school.