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John Ritter

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Johnathan Southworth "John" Ritter (September 17, 1948 – September 11, 2003) was an American actor, voice over artist and comedian perhaps best known for playing Jack Tripper and Paul Hennessy in the ABC sitcoms Three's Company and 8 Simple Rules, respectively. Don Knotts called him the "Greatest physical comedian on the planet". Ritter's final films Bad Santa, Clifford's Really Big Movie and Stanley's Dinosaur Round-Up were all dedicated in his memory. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Ritter, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 17, 1948 In Burbank - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Letting Go
Latest Project:
Movie They All Laughed 25 Years Later: Director to Director - A Conversation with Peter Bogdanovich and Wes Anderson 2006-10-17
Known For
Poster of Felicity
Poster of Over the Top
Poster of Doc
Poster of The Bob Crane Show
Movie Letting Go Alex 2020
Movie They All Laughed 25 Years Later: Director to Director - A Conversation with Peter Bogdanovich and Wes Anderson Archive Footage 2006-10-17
Movie Clifford's Really Big Movie Clifford 2004-04-23
Movie Time Machine: When Cowboys Were King Himself 2003-01-01
Movie The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series 2003-01-01
Movie Manhood Eli 2003-01-23
Movie Bad Santa Bob Chipeska 2003-11-26
Series TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV Unknown 2003-03-12
Series Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central) Unknown 2002-03-27
Movie Man of the Year Bill 2002-04-12
Series 8 Simple Rules Paul Hennessy 2002-09-17
Movie Tadpole Stanley Grubman 2002-11-01
Series Breaking News Unknown 2002-07-17
Movie Terror Tract Bob Carter 2001-06-27
Movie Nuncrackers Narrator 2001-12-01
Series Scrubs Unknown 2001-10-02
Movie TripFall Tom Williams 2000-06-27
Movie Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel Christian Therapist 2000-01-01
Series Clifford the Big Red Dog 2000-09-04
Movie Panic Dr. Josh Parks 2000-12-01
Movie Holy Joe Joe Cass 1999-03-28
Series Batman Beyond Unknown 1999-01-10
Movie It Came From the Sky Donald Bridges 1999-05-15
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Series Family Law Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Lethal Vows Dr. David Farris 1999-10-13
Movie Chance of a Lifetime Tom Maguire 1998-03-29
Movie Montana Dr. Wexler 1998-01-01
Movie Shadow of Doubt Steven Mayer 1998-04-09
Movie Loss of Faith Bruce Simon Barker 1998-10-01
Movie Bride of Chucky Chief Warren Kincaid 1998-10-16
Movie I Woke Up Early The Day I Died Robert Forrest 1998-09-13
Series Felicity Unknown 1998-09-29
Movie A child's Wish: Fight for Justice Ed Chandler 1997-01-21
Movie Mercenary 1997-01-17
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Movie Nowhere Moses Helper 1997-05-09
Movie A Gun, a Car, a Blonde Duncan the Bartender 1997-06-01
Series Over the Top Unknown 1997-10-21
Movie Sink or Swim 1997-09-19
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen 1996-01-01
Movie Sling Blade Vaughan Cunningham 1996-08-30
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Unforgivable Paul Hegstrom 1996-04-30
Series NewsRadio Unknown 1995-03-21
Movie Gramps Clarke MacGruder 1995-05-20
Movie The Colony Rick Knowlton 1995-09-17
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Movie North Ward Nelson 1994-07-22
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie Heartbeat Bill Grant 1993-02-08
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Dave's World Unknown 1993-09-20
Series Hearts Afire John Hartman 1992-09-14
Series Fish Police 1992-02-28
Movie Stay Tuned Roy Knable 1992-08-14
Movie Noises Off... Garry Lejeune / Roger Tramplemain 1992-03-20
Movie Problem Child 2 Ben Healy 1991-07-03
Series Wings Unknown 1990-04-19
Series It Ben Hanscom 1990-11-18
Movie The Dreamer of Oz L. Frank Baum 1990-12-10
Movie Problem Child Ben 1990-07-27
Movie Skin Deep Zachary Hutton 1989-03-03
Movie Mickey's 60th Birthday Dudley Goode 1988-11-13
Movie Tricks of the Trade 1988-01-01
Movie The Last Fling Phillip Reed 1987-02-09
Series Hooperman 1987-09-23
Movie Real Men Bob Wilson 1987-09-25
Series Life with Lucy Unknown 1986-09-20
Movie Unnatural Causes Frank Coleman 1986-11-10
Movie A Smoky Mountain Christmas Judge Harold Benton 1986-12-14
Series The Cosby Show Unknown 1984-09-20
Series Muppet Babies Unknown 1984-11-05
Series Three's a Crowd 1984-09-25
Movie The Flight of Dragons Peter Dickenson 1982-08-17
Movie The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show Himself 1982-09-17
Series Nature Unknown 1982-10-10
Movie They All Laughed Charles Rutledge 1981-11-20
Movie Hero at Large Steve Nichols 1980-02-08
Movie The Comeback Kid Bubba Newman 1980-04-10
Movie Wholly Moses Satan (The Devil) 1980-06-13
Movie Americathon President Chet Roosevelt 1979-08-10
Series The Ropers Unknown 1979-03-13
Movie Leave Yesterday Behind Paul Stallings 1978-01-11
Movie Ringo Marty Flesh 1978-04-25
Movie The Goldie Hawn Special Himself 1978-03-01
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-09-24
Series Three's Company Jack Tripper 1977-03-15
Movie Nickelodeon Franklin Frank 1976-12-21
Series The Bob Crane Show Unknown 1975-03-06
Series Starsky & Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Series Doc Unknown 1975-09-13
Series Petrocelli Unknown 1974-03-16
Series Rhoda Unknown 1974-09-09
Movie The Stone Killer Hart 1973-08-08
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Series The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Movie The Other Rider 1972-05-23
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-09-11
Series The Bob Newhart Show Unknown 1972-09-16
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-16
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Movie The Barefoot Executive Roger 1971-03-17
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16