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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 -- Restraining Order GRANTED, Massive Black Eye in Court [PHOTO]

Terrence Howard's Ex
Restraining Order GRANTED Massive Black Eye [PHOTO]

Terrence Howard's ex-wife Michelle Ghent has just obtained a temporary restraining order against the actor -- claiming he beat her up during a blowout fight in Costa Rica last week -- and she… READ MORE >

Terrence Howard -- My Ex Is Framing and Threatening Me!

Terrence Howard
My Ex Is Threatening And Framing Me!

Terrence Howard's ex-wife threatened to kill him and his family during an argument last week in Costa Rica ... this according a police report obtained by TMZ.TMZ broke the story ... Michelle Ghent… READ MORE >

- 388 days ago
Terrence Howard Accused of Beating Ex-Wife

Terrence Howard
Accused of Beating Ex-Wife

Terrence Howard has been accused by his ex-wife of beating her badly during a heated argument in Costa Rica ... TMZ has learned.Michelle Ghent -- who divorced Terrence in May but hooked up with… READ MORE >

- 389 days ago
Terrence Howard's Nasty Divorce War Over -- Ex-Wife Gets Bicycle

Terrence Howard
Nasty Divorce War Over Ex-Wife Gets Bicycle

The dust has FINALLY settled in Terrence Howard's bitter divorce -- a judge finalized the split this week, TMZ has learned ... and the "Red Tails" actor made off like a bandit in the property… READ MORE >

- 476 days ago
Oprah Winfrey -- Terrence Howard 'Misbehaved' With My Big Breastses!

Oprah
Terrence 'Misbehaved' With My Big Breastses!

Oprah herself says don't hate on Terrence Howard for loving on her "tig ol' bitties" -- because she fully admits her rack was large and in charge during their sex scene.Oprah taped an interview… READ MORE >

- 532 days ago
Terrence Howard -- What I Meant to Say About Oprah Was ...

Terrence Howard
What I Meant to Say About Oprah Was ...

Terrence Howard must have been on the receiving end of a stern lecture ... because after his salacious comments about Oprah Winfrey went viral this week, he was waaaaaaay more respectful the… READ MORE >

- 537 days ago
Terrence Howard -- Oprah Sex Scene Was a Dream Come True ... 'Those Tig Ol' Bitties'

Terrence Howard
Oprah Sex Scene Was a Dream Come True ... 'Those Tig Ol' Bitties'

Making love to Oprah Winfrey is a life-changing experience ... so says Terrence Howard, who claims the best part about doing a sex scene with the Big O in their upcoming movie was her "tig ol'… READ MORE >

- 542 days ago
Terrence Howard Sued -- You're Wayyyy Past Due on Your Credit Card Bill!

Terrence Howard Sued
You're Wayyyy Past Due on Your Credit Card Bill!

"Red Tails" star Terrence Howard let his American Express bill fly sky high -- but never bothered paying it off ... and now, AmEx wants its $33k, according to a new lawsuit.The credit card company… READ MORE >

- 613 days ago
Terrence Howard & Ex Settle Bitter Divorce Battle

Terrence Howard & Ex
Settle Bitter Divorce Battle

Terrence Howard and his estranged wife have called a truce in their nasty divorce -- finally striking a settlement that puts an end to their divorce war once and for all ... this according to… READ MORE >

- 644 days ago
Terrence Howard -- My Ex-GF Smacked Me Down

Terrence Howard
My Ex-GF Smacked Me Down

More girl trouble for Terrence Howard ... this time the actor claims his ex-GF showed up to his home in Pennsylvania and smacked him in the face. According to CBS Philly, 39-year-old May Seng Yang… READ MORE >

- 828 days ago

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