Terrence Dashon Howard is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and record producer who has had prominent roles in films such as WinnieRayLackawanna BluesCrash, and Four Brothers.

For Disney, he played Louis Russ in Mr. Holland's Opus and provided the voice of James in Disney's The Princess and the Frog.


  • He was first casted to reprise his role as James Rhodes/War Machine in the sequel Iron Man 2 but Marvel was planning to decrease his pay for the sequel being the highest-paid actor. Terrence left and Don Cheadle was contacted to replace him with only hours to respond which he subsequently accepted and Cheadle portrayed the character for the sequel and future films.
  • He was the first actor to be cast in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Disney Roles