Howard Duff

Howard Duff bio

Birth Name: Howard Green Duff

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Washington

Date Of Birth: November 24, 1913

Date Of Death: July 8, 1990

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Howard Duff was born on the 24th of November, 1913. He was famous for being a Movie Actor. Remembered for his role as John Shaunessy in the 1979 Dustin Hoffman feature Kramer vs. Kramer and for his portrayal of Johnny Tracy in the 1953 sports movie Roar of the Crowd, Duff appeared in numerous other films of the 1940s, ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s.

Howard Duff was born in Washington. After graduating from high school in Seattle, Washington, he served in World War II as a radio serviceman with the United States Army Air Corps. He appeared in his debut film, Brute Force, in 1947. His television appearances include guest star roles on The Golden Girls, The Rockford Files, and Murder, She Wrote.

Howard Duff was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Howard Green Duff is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Howard Duff’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 Duff’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Howard Duff was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Howard Green Duff
RELIGION: Christian
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Howard Duff was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Howard Duff was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Howard Duff had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Howard Duff’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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