Howard's Dad Is in the Film, Too
/10 with 29 votes
Ron Howard's brother Clint and his mother have been mentioned as "eggs", but no one has mentioned his dad, Rance Howard.
Rance Howard plays the Reverend who comforts and supports the Lovell family as they wait for Apollo 13 to splash-down. You can... more
Real Astronaut in Apollo 13
/10 with 127 votes
Jim Lovell, the astronaut portrayed by Tom Hanks in the film, “Apollo 13” makes a cameo at end of the film when the astronauts are retrieved from their capsule and brought safely aboard the ship.
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Astronauts Wife in Film
/10 with 56 votes
When the Apollo rocket is taking off, Jim Lovell's wife makes a really brief cameo as a spectator. She is the lady with the sunglasses on shielding her eyes as she looks up at the launching rocket. Pause it quickly to see it. (Works better with DVD)
Directors's Mum in Film
/10 with 40 votes
Ron Howards mum plays the part of Jim Lovells mum in the film Apollo 13.
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Also, the Producer
/10 with 24 votes
...Todd Hallowell appears briefly as the hot-rodder looking to drag race Jim Lovell!
Actor Is Brother of Director
/10 with 91 votes
1. When they show the scenes of the guys working at Houston, look for a guy who is bald and has glasses (he's the one who says the whole thing about this being the last option).
2. That "guy" is Clint Howard, Ron Howard's (the director) brother. He... more
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