First getting his big break in Mr. Holland's Opus in 1995, Terrance Howard has certainly gained various credible roles. However, being an actor was not first in the cards for him, as he wanted to originally become a high school science teacher. Terrance was born in Chicago, Illinois, and grew up with 10 siblings. After high school, Terrance was admitted to Pratt University in New York City. Terrance landed a casting role in the famed series "The Cosby Show", then later appeared on other various shows including "Living Single," "NYPD Blue," and "Sparks."

You've see Terrence shine in such films as The Players Club, Crash, Hustle and Flow, Iron Man, Fighting, amongst many others. Other than being an actor, Terrence has produced, as well as starred in a Broadway act Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and also released an album in the UK called "Shine Through It." Terrence Howard currently has three children; Aubrey, Hunter, and Heavenly. Terrance talked to Young Hollywood about his charibitale efforts when we caught up with him at the GBK Gifting Suite.


  • Terrence had Bell's palsy for 9 months in high school.
  • He appeared in Ashanti's music video for "Foolish."
  • He has a degree in Chemical Engineering.












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