What is the net worth of C. Thomas Howell?
C. Thomas Howell is an American actor and director who has a net worth of $4 million. C. Thomas Howell is known for selling performances in films such as “Soul Man”, “The Hitcher”, “Red Dawn” and “The Outsiders”. His other film credits include “Gettysburg,” “The Amazing Spider-Man” and “LBJ.” On television, Howell has appeared in a number of series, including Kindred: The Embraced Amazon, Southland, Grimm, and The Walking Dead.
The first start of life and the beginning of the career
Christopher Thomas Howell was born on December 7, 1966 in the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles, California to Christopher Sr. and Candice. He has three siblings: sisters Candy and Stacy and a brother named John. Growing up, Howell dreamed of being a stuntman like his father and helped pursue his passion in a career as a child rodeo star. He began acting at the age of four, appearing in an episode of the sitcom ‘The Brian Keith Show’. As a teenager, Howell attended Saugus High School. While still in school, he made his feature film debut in Steven Spielberg’s 1982 science fiction film ET the Extra-Terrestrial, playing the role of Tyler.
Film career in the 80s and 90s
After his “ET” debut, Howell landed his first leading role in the big screen adaptation of Francis Ford Coppola’s novel “The Outsiders.” Playing Ponyboy Curtis, he won a Young Artist Award for his performance. In 184, Howell appeared in the action film “Tank” and reunited with his “Outsiders” co-star Patrick Swayze in “Grandview, USA” and “Red Dawn”. The following year, she starred in the teen comedy Secret Admirer alongside Lori Loughlin and Kelly Preston. Howell later starred in the horror film “The Hitcher” and had a starring role in the comedy “Soul Man.” His other credits from the 1980s are The Tale of a Tiger, The Young Toscanini and The Return of the Musketeers.
Howell kicked off the 90s with a starring role in the beach volleyball drama Side Out. In 1992, he starred in Breaking the Rules and That Night, and the following year, he played Union Lieutenant Thomas Chamberlain in the American Civil War film Gettysburg. Howell later starred in “Teresa’s Tattoo” and “Payback” and appeared in a number of direct-to-video titles such as “The Sweeper,” “The Big Fall” and “Hourglass,” the latter being also written and directed. His other notable credits from the 90s include “The Laws of Deception,” “Sleeping Dogs,” and “Charade.”
Film career in the 00s and beyond
Howell continued to be prolific in films throughout the 00s, both in theatrical and direct-to-video releases. At the beginning of the decade, he starred in films such as “Hot Boyz”, “The Crimson Code”, “WillFull”, “Asylum Days”, “Net Games” and “Gods and Generals”, a prequel to “Gettysburg” in Care and Care . -reprised the role of Thomas Chamberlain. Howell also reprized his role as Jim Halsey in the horror sequel The Hitcher II: I’ve Been Waiting. Later, he was in “Hidalgo,” “The Hillside Strangler,” “Glass Trap,” “Hoboken Hollow,” “The Far Side of Jericho,” “Dead Letters,” “Toxic,” “The Day the Earth Stopped” and “The Jailhouse,” among many other titles. In the year 2009,
In 2012, Howell played Troy in the Marvel superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man. At the same time, he appeared in ‘Chilly Christmas’, ‘MoniKa’ and ‘Escape’. Howell continued to appear in several films a year; in 2013 alone, he starred in Don’t Pass Me By, The Devil’s Dozen, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, and Storm Rider. His many credits include “Bigfoot Wars,” “Woodlawn,” “LBJ,” “Disconnected,” “A Question of Faith” and “Beast Mode.”
Howell had his first television role in 1983, playing Scott Morgan on the short-lived ABC series “Two Marriages.” He was next in the episode of “Moonlighting” and “Nightmare Classics”. In the 1990s, Howell appeared in many television movies, including “Tattle Tale,” “Acting on Impulse,” “Natura Selection,” and “Suspect Device.” He also had a starring role as Detective Frank Kohanek in the short-lived Fox series Kindred: The Embraced. Howell had his next major role from 1999 to 2000, playing Dr. Alex Kennedy in the adventure series “Amazon.”
Howell went on to appear in a multitude of television movies in the 00s, such as Night of the Wolf, Killer Bees!, Zolar, Ordinary Miracles, A Gunfighter’s Pledge, and a remake of Poseidon’s Adventure.” He has also appeared in episodes of shows such as Twice in a Lifetime, Son of the Beach, The District, Summerland, ER, 24, and Criminal Minds. From 2009 to 2013, Howell had one of his biggest roles as Bill “Dewey” Dudek on the crime series “Southland.” During this time, he made appearances on a multitude of other shows, including “Psych,” “The Glades,” “Alphas,” “Revolution,” “Castle,” “Longmire”
In the 80s, Howell had a relationship with actress and socialite Kyle Richards. His marriage to his first wife, actress Rae Dawn Chong, in 1989; they had met while filming “Soul Man” in 1986. The pair divorced after a year. Later, in 1992, Howell married Sylvie Anderson, with whom he had three children. They later divorced in 2016.