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Tex Ritter

Tex RitterAKA Woodward Maurice Ritter

Born: 12-Jan-1905
Birthplace: Murvaul, TX
Died: 2-Jan-1974
Location of death: Nashville, TN
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches, TX

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: You Two-Timed Me Once Too Often

Country-music star and Hollywood singing cowboy, sang the theme song for High Noon.

Father: James Everett Ritter
Mother: Martha Elizabeth Matthews
Wife: Dorothy Fay Southworth (actress, m. 14-Jun-1941, until his death, two children)
Son: Thomas Ritter
Son: John Ritter (actor, b. 1948, d. 2003)

    High School: South Park High School, Beaumont, TX
    University: University of Texas at Austin

    Country Music Hall of Fame 1964
    Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6631 Hollywood Blvd.
    Appendectomy (1942)
    Tonsillectomy (1942)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Girl from Tobacco Row (24-Aug-1966)
    Nashville Rebel (1-Jan-1966) · Himself
    Apache Ambush (24-Aug-1955)
    The Marshal's Daughter (26-Jun-1953)
    Flaming Bullets (15-Oct-1945) · Tex Haines
    Frontier Fugitives (1-Sep-1945) · Tex Haines
    Arizona Trail (15-Sep-1943) · Johnnie
    The Lone Star Trail (6-Aug-1943) · Fargo Steele
    Trouble in Texas (6-Mar-1937) · Tex Masters
    Arizona Days (30-Jan-1937)
    Song of the Gringo (22-Nov-1936) · Tex


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