Clint Howard was born on April 20, 1959, in Burbank, California to actors Rance Howard and Jean Speegle Howard. He attended Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary in Burbank, California. As a child actor, Howard appeared in The Virginian as Tommy, The Andy Griffith Show as Leon, ABC's medical drama Breaking Point as Mickey, Rod Serling's Night Gallery as Herbie, and several others. When he was 10, he also starred in Old Paint, the first movie directed by his older brother. In Walt Disney's animated film The Jungle Book, his voice appears as Hathi Jr., the son of elephnat Hathi, and in two other animated featurettes by Walt Disney, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966), and Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968). In Star Trek, Howard appeared in many episodes including The Corbomite Maneuver, Past Tense Part II and Acquisition. In his adult years, he has appeared in Cocoon (1985), Gung Ho (1986), Apollo 13 (1995), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), The Missing (2003). He has also appeared in comedies such as The Dilemna, Play the Game and Speed-Dating. For his lifetime performance in the film industry, he was awarded the MTV Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.