This article is about the character. For the guest star, see Ron Howard.

Ronald William "Ron" Howard is an American film director who seems to be good friends with Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin. He also gave Homer parenting advice at one time but also tried to kill him after jumping onto Homer's mobile museum. He can't drive very well. Homer wanted him to direct a new film he had wrote about a robot driving instructor whose best friend is a pie.[1]

He was a guest on "The Springfield Squares", where he got mad at Homer because he won the game. Some days later, he took his children to a famous people only zoo.[2]