Academy Award winning film-maker and actor, Ron Howard has directed Frost/Nixon, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind and The DaVinci Code. Ron co-owns Imagine Entertainment, a film-production company. As a child, Ron starred in The Andy Griffith Show and as a teenager he starred opposite Henry Winkler in Happy Days. He won Best Director and Best Picture Oscars for A Beautiful Mind. Today Ron works as one of the most respected directors and producers in the film industry. He is a passionate and extremely knowledgeable fan of baseball. Ron shares his insights with us on the meaning of baseball in America, and we are honored by his participation in Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story.