Jean Frances Speegle Howard was an American actress who acted primarily in film and on television. Howard made appearances in over 30 television shows, mostly sitcoms, such as Married... with Children, but she also had guest spots on such series as Grace Under Fire and Buffy the Vampire Slayer beginning from 1975 until her death.
|Born:||Jean Frances Speegle, January 31, 1927, Duncan, Oklahoma, US|
|Died:||September 2, 2000, Los Angeles, California, US|
|Other names:||Jean Howard|
|Children:||Ron Howard, Clint Howard|
|Relatives:||Bryce Dallas Howard (granddaughter), Paige Howard (granddaughter)|
|IMDb:||Jean Speegle Howard's IMDb|
About Jean Speegle Howard
Ron Howard's mother who had many TV appearances and played a role in Married... with Children. She also appeared in the 1996 film Matilda.
She appeared on stage and toured with a children's theatre company.
She had what's probably the second most popular line in Apollo 13: "If they could get a washing machine to fly, my Jimmy could land it."
She was on several episodes of Married... with Children, which starred Ed O'Neill.