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Former Child Actor Clint Howard is Cool With Being "That Guy"

August 10, 2009

Clint Howard orders a big tuna salad and a Diet Coke at Jo's on Second Street, and mere moments into the transaction the cashier, a young, clean-cut man, compliments the actor's Cheap Trick T-shirt, a florid garment that catches then blisters the eye.

Howard loves this and jumps into an explanation that he and guitarist Rick Nielsen are friends.

Then it comes, because it always comes: "Are you an actor?" the cashier asks.

"Not to sound like one of those old-timers, but I've been in the business 48 years and have been recognized before I can remember," Howard says. Read More