C. THOMAS HOWELL

 

 

C. HOMAS HOWELL WAS IN THE HITCHER AS 'Jim Halsey' - THE UNFORTUNATE YOUNG MAN TO PICK UP  THE HITCHER 'John Ryder' - RUTGER HAUER

 

 

Birth name Christopher Thomas Howell

Born Los Angeles, Calfornia


Nickname "C.T." or "Tommy"


Height 5' 11" (1.80 m)

 

Although C. Thomas Howell stared acting at quite an early age, was more interested in pursuing the rodeo circuit, than having an acting career.  He travelled extensively with the rodeo and was named the California Junior Rodeo Associationís All Around Junior Boyís Champion for 1980 and 1981.

In 1981, CT was hired as a stunt player for Steven Spielbergís E.T. The Extra Terrestrial. This ultimately led to a role in the movie, playing Tyler, one of Elliotís brotherís friends. E.T. was released in June of 1982.

 

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