- October 18, 1954 (age 66)
- Actor, Writer, Film Director
- Debra Winger
Arliss Howard (born Leslie Richard Howard; October 18, 1954) is an American actor, writer and film director.
Howard was born in Independence, Missouri. He graduated from Truman High School and Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri.
Howard established his career with stand-out roles in Full Metal Jacket and Ruby. In Till Death Us Do Part (1992), Howard portrayed author and attorney Vincent Bugliosi, who led the prosecution in the Tate-LaBianca murder trial. In 1997, he co-starred in Jurassic Park's sequel, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, as Hammond's conniving nephew Peter Ludlow, a greedy and manipulative businessman.
Howard is married to actress Debra Winger. He has two sons, one from a previous marriage and one with Winger (Babe Howard, born 1997). Howard and Winger have appeared together in several productions at the American Repertory Theatre (ART) in Harvard Square, Cambridge,Massachusetts.