Howard Ashman

Howard Ashman bio

Birth Name: Howard Ashman

Occupation: Playwright

Place Of Birth: Baltimore

Date Of Birth: May 17, 1950

Date Of Death: March 14, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Howard Ashman was born on the 17th of May, 1950. He was famous for being a Playwright. Playwright and lyricist for such Disney films as Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin, usually with Alan Menken .

Howard Ashman was born in Baltimore. He worked as an artistic director for a theatre in New York. He first collaborated with Menken on God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater in 1979. He was named a Disney Legend in 2001. His first assignment with the company was on Oliver & Company from 1988.

Howard Ashman was a Taurus and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Howard Ashman was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

Howard Ashman is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Howard Ashman’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Howard Ashman’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Howard Ashman kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Howard Ashman was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Howard Ashman
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Howard Ashman was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Howard Ashman was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Howard Ashman had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Howard Ashman’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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