Bryce Dallas Howard recalled a particular preschool incident that led to this Her father is Ron Howard and mother Cheryl to move their family out of Hollywood.
During an interview on “In Depth with Graham Bensinger,” the 42-year-old actress and 69-year-old director explained why they left Los Angeles and moved to Greenwich, Connecticut, in 1985.
“Apparently, one day, somebody—when I was in preschool—gave me a script to bring to my parents. I guess assuming that maybe then my dad might read it and somehow turn around and be like, ‘Yeah! This is what I do, said the star of the “Jurassic Park” movie. “It didn’t quite have that effect.
“I think my parents realized that growing up in Los Angeles, a lot of the culture of this city centers around the entertainment industry. And they kind of didn’t want to raise us in an environment that felt so exclusivity.”
Ron and Cheryl, who married in 1975, share Bryce, twin daughters Jocelyn and Paige, 38, and son Reed, 35.
the Academy Award The winner recalls how he and his wife began to view Los Angeles as “too narrow and emotionally reductive”.
“We’d hear stories about kindergartners being made fun of by other kindergartners and saying, ‘My dad is hotter than your dad,'” “Happy days,” said the guy.. Cheryl didn’t want the kids to be exposed to that on a regular basis.
“I started to get really excited about it, especially when I also started building a company. But it was such a leap, and it meant a lot of travel time for me. The year we launched Imagine was the year I actually moved to Los Angeles.”
Ron and producer Brian Grazer founded the film and television company Imagine Entertainment in November 1985. The “A Beautiful Mind” director recalled how his business partner was always trying to get him to come back to Los Angeles.
“He was saying, ‘We had a terrible earthquake, and you know real estate prices are going to really crash now that we’ve had this earthquake. This might be a good time for you to buy, Ron. And what do you think? Come on on the back,'” Ron recalls, laughing.
Bryce explained that her memories are of her upbringing Angels She was “very limited” because of her young age and because her parents kept her out of the spotlight.
“My parents were very protective. They didn’t bring me to premieres or anything like that,” she said. “When we moved to the East Coast, I was in nature and grew up on a ‘farm’ that wasn’t really a farm. It was just land with lots of pets.”
Price explained that her mother was “very fixated on creating a childhood that didn’t reflect the privilege in which she was raised”.
“The Help” actress She told Bensinger that she and her siblings do chores and that Cheryl believes it is important for children to “do a lot of physical labor, but not for their own means, physical labor of service.”
Ron added that Cheryl was “very focused on trying to imbue children with an understanding of the true value in some way”.
While reflecting on the impact of her upbringing on her, Price notes that her mother was preparing her and her siblings for independence.
“My mom was really strict, and she was strict for a good reason,” she said. “My parents weren’t giving us their money. They don’t believe in it. So they knew when we were 18, we were going to need to take care of ourselves.”
Ron said he was happy with the way he and Cheryl raised their children, saying, “I’m really proud of them and who they are, and the way they live.
“They’re very creative. They’re creative. They’re observant. They’re good problem-solvers. So, I’m really proud of them.”
During the interview, Ron recalled a time when he and His late father, Rance Howard She attended one of Price College’s plays, in which she performed nude.
“Within seven or eight minutes of the show, no one was wearing any clothes,” he said. “It was experimental theatre. And I was sitting next to my dad. You know, I wasn’t sure what he was going to think. And when he was done, he turned to me and said, ‘I think that’s cool.’ This is amazing. What is college. You will never be afraid on stage again. “That’s just the way he looks at things. So, he was so proud of her, of her courage as an artist.”
When asked if he’d consider not attending the show, Ron replied, “No, because, first of all, I knew there was nudity.
“I didn’t realize she was in her full body non-stop,” he added, laughing. “It was a complete assault on the father’s psyche.
“It was quality. But it was daring.”
Price studied drama at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts for three years before taking a sabbatical to pursue acting roles on Broadway. In 2020, the actress returned to finish her degree and Graduated 21 years old After I joined for the first time.