American actor, film producer and director...Ronald William Howard (aka Ron Howard), was born in Duncan on March 1, 1954. Ron's mother was an actress, his father was a director, writer and also an actor (at the time of Ron's birth, his father was serving 3 yrs in U.S. Air Force). The Howard family moved to Hollywood in 1958, where a year later "Ronny" had his first credited acting role.
Paul Harvey Aurandt (aka Paul Harvey), was born in Tulsa on September 4, 1918. Paul was a Radio Broadcaster whose reign spanned for decades. At age 14, he started helping clean up at a local radio station, where he eventually was allowed to fill in on the air doing commercials and the news. From the 1950s through the 1990s his programs reached over 24 million people each week.
Paul died on February 28, 2009.