Son of actor C Thomas Howell and Sylvie Anderson who earned his first acting credit in War of the World 2: The Next Wave.
He grew up as the youngest sibling of three. His sister is Isabelle and his brother is Dashiell.
His father is a rodeo champion.
His grandfather was a stunt performer and a rodeo performer.
While he was featured in War of the World 2: The Next Wave, his father was featured in Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds.