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John Ritter

John RitterAKA Jonathan Southworth Ritter

Born: 17-Sep-1948
Birthplace: Burbank, CA
Died: 11-Sep-2003
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jack Tripper on Three's Company

Father: Tex Ritter (musician, b. 1905, d. 1974)
Mother: Dorothy Fay Southworth (actress, b. 1915, d. 2003)
Brother: Tom (attorney)
Wife: Nancy Morgan (actress, m. 16-Oct-1977, div. Sep-1996)
Wife: Amy Yasbeck (actress, m. 18-Sep-1999, until his death)
Son: Jason Ritter (actor, b. 17-Feb-1980)
Daughter: Carly Ritter (b. 1-Mar-1982)
Son: Tyler Ritter (b. 1984)
Daughter: Stella Ritter (b. 11-Sep-1998)

    High School: Hollywood High School, Hollywood, CA
    University: University of Southern California

    Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity
    Emmy 1984 for Three's Company
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 28-Sep-1983 at 6627 Hollywood Blvd.

    TELEVISION
    8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter Paul Hennessy (2002-03)
    TV Funhouse Himself, Episode 8 "Chinese New Year Day" (2001)
    Clifford the Big Red Dog Clifford (voice, 2000-03)
    Felicity Mr. Andrew Covington (2000-02)
    Hearts Afire John Hartman (aide to Senator Gaynes, 1992-95)
    Anything But Love Patrick Serreau (1991)
    Hooperman Det. Harry Hooperman (1987-89)
    Three's a Crowd Jack Tripper (1984-85)
    Three's Company Jack Tripper (1977-84)
    The Waltons Rev. Matthew Fordwick (1973-76)
    The Dating Game Winning contestant (1967)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Clifford's Really Big Movie (20-Feb-2004) [VOICE]
    Bad Santa (26-Nov-2003) · Bob Chipeska
    Manhood (23-Jan-2003)
    Tadpole (11-Jan-2002) · Stanley Grubman
    Terror Tract (18-Oct-2000) · Bob Carter
    TripFall (27-Jun-2000) · Tom Williams
    Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel (9-Jun-2000)
    Panic (22-Jan-2000) · Josh
    Lethal Vows (13-Oct-1999)
    It Came From the Sky (15-May-1999) · Donald Bridges
    Man of Miracles (28-Mar-1999)
    Dead Husbands (2-Dec-1998)
    Bride of Chucky (15-Oct-1998) · Chief Warren Kincaid
    I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (13-Sep-1998)
    Shadow of Doubt (9-Apr-1998)
    Montana (16-Jan-1998) · Dr. Wexler
    Hacks (19-Sep-1997) · Hank
    A Gun, a Car, a Blonde (Jun-1997)
    Nowhere (9-May-1997)
    A Child's Wish (21-Jan-1997)
    Mercenary (17-Jan-1997)
    Sling Blade (30-Aug-1996) · Vaughan Cunningham
    The Colony (17-Sep-1995)
    Gramps (20-May-1995)
    North (22-Jul-1994) · Ward Nelson
    Heartbeat (8-Feb-1993)
    Stay Tuned (14-Aug-1992) · Roy Knable
    Noises Off... (20-Mar-1992)
    Problem Child 2 (3-Jul-1991) · Ben Healy
    It (18-Nov-1990)
    Problem Child (27-Jul-1990) · Ben
    Skin Deep (3-Mar-1989) · Zach
    Real Men (25-Sep-1987)
    The Last Fling (9-Feb-1987)
    A Smoky Mountain Christmas (14-Dec-1986)
    In Love with an Older Woman (24-Nov-1982)
    The Flight of Dragons (1982) [VOICE]
    They All Laughed (14-Aug-1981)
    Wholly Moses! (13-Jun-1980)
    Hero at Large (5-Jun-1980)
    The Comeback Kid (11-Apr-1980)
    Americathon (10-Aug-1979)
    Nickelodeon (21-Dec-1976)
    The Night That Panicked America (31-Oct-1975)
    The Stone Killer (8-Aug-1973)
    The Other (23-May-1972)
    Scandalous John (22-Jun-1971)
    The Barefoot Executive (17-Mar-1971)

Appears on the cover of:
People, 29-Sep-2003, DETAILS: The Shocking Death of John Ritter


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