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Terrence Howard

Terrence Dashon Howard (born March 11, 1969) is an American actor and singer. Having his first major role in the 1995 film Mr. Holland's Opus, Howard broke into the mainstream with a succession of television and film roles between 2004 and 2006. His roles in movies includes Winnie, Ray, Lackawanna Blues, Crash, Four Brothers, Hustle & Flow, Get Rich or Die Tryin', Idlewild, August Rush and The Brave One. Howard co-starred in Iron Man and reprised the role in the video game adaption. His debut album, Shine Through It, was released in September 2008. Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Cleveland, Ohio , the son of Anita Williams (née Hawkins) and Tyrone Howard. His maternal great-grandmother, Minnie Gentry, was a stage actress, as were his mother and uncles. Both of his parents were biracial, of African American and European American descent; he experienced racism throughout his childhood. His father was involved in what has been termed the Santa Line Slaying, serving 11 months in prison on manslaughter charges after stabbing another man. At the age of 16, Howard emancipated himself from his parents and was put on welfare; at 18, he moved to New York City to pursue an

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Terrence Howard's Ex-Wife -- I Know You Got Money, Bitch ... I Saw Your Contract!

Terrence Howard's Ex-Wife
I Know You Got Money, Bitch ... I Saw Your Contract!

Terrence Howard just got busted making too much cash ... according to his ex, who says even though he's getting big paychecks for a new TV show -- he still refuses to pay up the $500k he… READ MORE >

Terrence Howard -- Between IRS and My Wife ... I Choose Taxes

Terrence Howard
Between IRS and My Wife I Choose Taxes

Terrence Howard has a strange bedfellow ... the IRS, who he'd rather be in bed with than his ex-wife.Howard is using his massive tax debt to torpedo his wife's bid to squeeze money out of… READ MORE >

- 53 days ago
Terrence Howard -- Called Out by Ex-Wife ... He Bamboozled Court to Hide His Cash

Terrence Howard
Called Out by Ex-Wife ... He Bamboozled Court to Hide Cash

Terrence Howard cooked up a diabolical plot to hide his fortune from the court and his ex-wife -- at least according to the ex-wife who's now demanding he fork over nearly half a million… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
Terrence Howard -- I'm Too Broke To Pay My Ex ... I Live On $6K A Month

Terrence Howard
I'm Too Broke To Pay My Ex I Live On $6K A Month

Terrence Howard's ex-wife threatened to blackmail him to get a RIDICULOUS amount of spousal support -- or so he claims -- leaving him with a scant $6K a month ... and now he's gunning to undo the… READ MORE >

- 150 days ago
Richard Pryor's Widow -- Terrence Howard Should Play Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor's Widow
Terrence Howard Should Play Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor's widow says Nick Cannon has NOT been cast to play the legendary comedian in a movie ... but she knows who SHOULD get the role -- Terrence Howard.Jennifer Pryor -- who has some… READ MORE >

- 173 days ago
Terrence Howard's Ex Wife -- His Slackin' Ass Won't Pay Me ... Demands $325K in Support

Terrence Howard's Ex
His Slackin' Ass Won't Pay Me Demands $325K in Support

Terrence Howard is going down a bad road ... racking up hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt with his ex-wife, and now even his divorce attorneys want to dump him ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 210 days ago
Terrence Howard -- Rent, More Than a Play ... It's What You Owe

Terrence Howard
Rent, More than a Play It's What You Owe

Terrence Howard -- who was evicted from Broadway  -- has now been nailed with a huge amount of back rent.Allow us to explain ... Howard lived in a fancy apartment building on Broadway in… READ MORE >

- 373 days ago
Ryan Seacrest -- Moving On with New Blonde

Ryan Seacrest
Moving On with New Blonde

Ryan Seacrest is more predictable than crap in a diaper -- the "American Idol" host has a new lady in his sights after dumping Julianne Hough ... and shocker, she's also a hot blonde.The girl's… READ MORE >

- 387 days ago
Terrence Howard -- Tom Cruise Is Right -- War & Movies Are Both Hell

Terrence Howard
Tom Cruise Is Right War & Movies Are Hell

Terrence Howard says Tom Cruise was dead-on -- making movies IS like fighting in combat.Pretty amazing .... while Tom Cruise's people waged their own war to torpedo stories that Tom compared… READ MORE >

- 408 days ago
Terrence Howard to Ex-Wife -- Want Me to Stay Away? I'LL STAY AWAY

Terrence Howard to Ex-Wife
Want Me to Stay Away? I'll Stay Away

Terrence Howard is waving the white flag in his bitter war with his ex-wife -- agreeing to stay the hell away from her ... at least for the next three years ... after he allegedly beat the crap… READ MORE >

- 463 days ago

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