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John Ritter
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Birth Name: Jonathan Southworth Ritter

Born: 17 September 1948 Died: 11 September 2003

Country of origin: United States

Height: 5' 11"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Amy Yasbeck


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Famous people + cats (186 items)
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Gone Too Soon (75 items)
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Premature Deaths (Actors and Actresses) (143 items)
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Hollywood Icons' Final Roles are... Animated? (26 items)
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Who's Listal's Role Model? (205 items)
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About: The son of a legendary country singing musician/actor Tex Ritter and his wife Dorothy Fay, who was also an actress, John Ritter started out his life as Jonathan Southworth Ritter, who was born in Burbank, California, on September 17, 1948. After his father married Dorothy Fay Southworth in 1941, the couple had their first child, Tom Ritter, who had been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, and became a lawyer, but John was destined to follow in his parents footsteps. He was enrolled at Hollywood High ... (more)

TV


1. Scrubs (2001)
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7.5
2876 Watched
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7.1
2707 Watched
Rating:
6.2
1195 Watched
4. Ally McBeal (1997)
Rating:
6
1052 Watched
Rating:
7.6
972 Watched







Movies


1. Bad Santa (2003)
Rating:
6.2
1124 Watched
2. Bride of Chucky (1998)
Rating:
4.9
887 Watched
3. Sling Blade (1996)
Rating:
7.5
384 Watched
4. Problem Child (1990)
Rating:
5
445 Watched
5. Problem Child 2 (1991)
Rating:
4.6
310 Watched







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" 9/11/2003"


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Buffy - Minor Characters Every Episode (63 person items)

"Ted Buchanan status: RIP FA: "Ted" 2x11 "Who's up for dessert? I made chocolate-chip cookies!" Best known for playing Jack Tripper on Three's Company, Paul Hennessey on 8 Simple Rules (until his death), John Hartman on Hearts Afire, Felicity, Hooperman, The Waltons, King of the Hill, Clifford the Big Red Dog and in hundreds of films."


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Doing the Devil's Work (200 person items)

"Wholly Moses! (1980)Jonathan Southworth Ritter 17 September 1948"


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Acting Dynasties: Generations of Performers (52 person items)

" John Ritter changed his major to Drama in college, and graduated with a degree in Fine Arts and Drama. He went on to act in stage productions overseas, before landing a guest appearance in the television series "Hawaii Five-O". In 1976, John Ritter starred in the iconic show "Three's Company" with Joyce DeWitt, Priscilla Barnes, and Suzanne Somers. John Ritter also starred or co-starred in Real Men (1987), Skin Deep (1989), It (1990), Problem Child (1990), The Dreamer of Oz (1990), Stay Tun"


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Premature Deaths (Actors and Actresses) (143 person items)

"Died: September 11, 2003 (aged 54) Cause of death: Undiagnosed aortic dissection "


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Hollywood Icons' Final Roles are... Animated? (26 person items)

"as Great Uncle Stew in "Stanley's Dinosaur Round-Up" (2006) Year of Death: 2003"


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"1984: Three's Company"


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Getting Pied (184 person items)
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Rest In Peace (71 person items)

"Jonathan Southworth Ritter Died 11 September 2003 (aged 54). - Cause of death - aortic dissection."


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Rest in peace, Legend. (68 person items)

" John Ritter was an American actor and comedian most famous for his role as Jack Tripper on the sitcom Three’s Company. He had also appeared in a number of movies such as Sling Blade, Stay Tuned, Problem Child, Bride of Chucky, and the TV Movie of Stephen King’s IT"


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Rest in Peace (261 person items)
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Favorite TV Characters (37 person items)

"Paul--Eight Simple Rules for Dating My teenage Daughter"


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Gone Too Soon (75 person items)

"September 17, 1948 – September 11, 2003 Age: 54 Cause of death: aortic dissection caused by a previously undiagnosed congenital heart defect Notable role(s): - Jack Tripper on Three's Company (174 episodes) - Vaughan Cunningham in Sling Blade - Paul Hennessy on 8 Simple Rules (31 episodes)"


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Something about him...So Sexy! (57 person items)

"Dimples made the man. He was one of my first crushes when he played Jack on Three's Company. His humor and love for life made him sexy!"


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