Arliss Howard (The Killer) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, and Movies

Arliss Howard is an American Actor, Film Director, & Screenwriter, known for many films like “The Killer” (most recently), “Moneyball”, etc.

Arliss Howard Biography

Arliss Howard (full name – Leslie Richard Howard, Nickname – Les) is an American Actor, Film Director, and Screenwriter, well-known for starring in many films and TV Shows such as “The Killer”, “The Thicket”, “Moneyball”, and “Full Metal Jacket”. Some of the other movies that he has appeared in include “The Time Traveler’s Wife”, “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”, “With/In”, “Mr. Corman”, “Mank”, “Lapsis”, “Manhunt”, and “Mosaic”.

Arliss Howard Age

Howard was born on October 18, 1954, in Independence, Missouri, United States. He is therefore 69 years old as of 2023 and celebrates his birthday on the 18th of October every year.

Arliss Howard Height

Howard stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 9 inches.

Arliss Howard Family

Howard was raised alongside his 3 siblings; Kip Howard (younger brother), James Howard (younger brother), and Joy Howard (older sister). However, Howard has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents.

Arliss Howard Wife / Ex-Wife

Howard is a married man and his spouse is Debra Winger, an award-winning famous actress. She is known for starring in “Shadowlands”, “Terms of Endearment”, and “An Officer and a Gentleman”. The duo tied the knot in the year 1996. They first met on the set of the movie “Wilder Napalm”. Before Howard and Debra started dating, Howard was married to Karen Sellars, a talent agent. Their marriage ended in a divorce and the reason for the divorce is unknown.

Arliss Howard Children

Howard is a father of 2 sons, Gideon “Babe” Howard and Sam Howard. He got Gideon with his ex-wife, Karen Sellars, and got Sam with his current wife, Debra Winger. Gideon is 36 years old as of 2023 having been born in the year 1987, and Sam is 26 years old as of 2023 having been born in the year 1997. Additionally, Howard is a stepfather to his one stepson, Noah Hutton, who is from Debra’s previous marriage.

Arliss Howard
Arliss Howard

Arliss Howard Net Worth

Howard has an estimated net worth of $8 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Actor, Film Director, and Screenwriter.

Arliss Howard Career

Howard is a proud alumnus of Columbia College and Truman High School. He started his acting career in the movies “Natural Born Killers”, “Men Don’t Leave”, “Full Metal Jacke”t, and “Ruby”. He became a 2-time nominee for CableACE Awards because of his incredible acting in 2 TV movies, “The Man Who Captured Eichmann” and “Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture”. In the year 1997, Howard played John C. Calhoun (acting United States Vice President) in “Amistad”, and the bad nephew of John Hammond (acting billionaire) in “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”.

Howard keeps appearing in “Medium” (a CBS show), and he’s directed a few episodes. He acted in and directed the movies “Dawn Anna” and “Big Bad Love”. In the year 2010, he acted in “Rubicon” (a TV series) as Kale Ingram, a tricky supervisor at an American intelligence agency. Unfortunately, AMC canceled it after 13 episodes.

Howard has also done a lot of acting on stage. In the year 2009, he was in the new version of “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” on Broadway. He’s been in many shows at the American Repertory Theatre in Massachusetts, like “Bertolt Brecht’s In the Jungle of the Cities” and “How I Learned to Drive”. He played characters like Nikolai Ivanov in “Ivanov” and Mikhail Lvovich Astrov in “Uncle Vanya”. In June 2020, Howard became part of “Ways & Means with Patrick Dempsey” (a CBS political drama pilot).

Arliss Howard The Killer

Howard is among the cast members of the film “The Killer”, which premiered on Netflix on November 10, 2023. However, the film premiered on September 3, 2023, at the 80th Venice International Film Festival. Howard portrays the role of “Claybourne” (The Client), who is a billionaire businessman.

The film is about a killer who is very methodical, cold, and solitary. He has no moral concerns or regrets, and he waits in the shadows for his next victim. However, the longer he waits, the more he feels like he’s losing his mind, if not his calmness.

Below is the list of the other cast members of the film “The Killer”.

  1. Michael Fassbender
  2. Charles Parnell
  3. Kerry O’Malley
  4. Sala Baker
  5. Sophie Charlotte
  6. Tilda Swinton
  7. Emiliano PernĂ­a
  8. Endre Hules
  9. Daran Norris
  10. Monique Ganderton
  11. Jack Kesy

Arliss Howard Movies and TV Shows


Howard has appeared in many movies over the years of his acting career. Some of them, other than the ones mentioned in the biography and career parts, include;

  • Awake
  • Weapons
  • Birth
  • Dandelion
  • A Map of the World
  • The Lesser Evil
  • Tales of Erotica
  • Johns
  • Wet
  • The Sandlot

TV Shows

Howard has also appeared in many television shows, and some of them, other than the ones mentioned in the biography and career parts, include;

  • When We Rise
  • True Blood
  • Word of Honor
  • The Song of the Lark
  • You Know My Name
  • Old Man
  • The Infiltrator
  • Those Secrets
  • AfterMASH
  • Till Death Us Do Part

Arliss Howard Social Media Platform

Facebook is the only social media account Howard has, and he has over 350 followers.

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