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John Ritter

1948-09-17 Burbank, California, USA

Image of John Ritter


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.


Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (archival footage) 2010-05-04
They All Laughed 25 Years Later: Director to Director - A Conversation with Peter Bogdanovich and Wes Anderson Archive Footage 2006-10-17
Mr. Thornton Goes to Hollywood Himself (Archive footage) 2005-06-07
Clifford the Big Red Dog: Rock N' Roll Clifford Clifford (voice) 2004-02-17
Clifford's Really Big Movie Clifford the Big Red Dog (voice) 2004-04-23
Bad Santa Bob Chipeska 2003-11-26
Manhood Eli 2003-01-23
The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series 2003-01-01
Time Machine: When Cowboys Were King Himself 2003-01-01
Man of the Year Bill 2002-04-12
Tadpole Stanley Grubman 2002-11-01
Nuncrackers Narrator 2001-12-01
Terror Tract Bob Carter 2001-06-27
Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel Christian Therapist 2000-01-01
Panic Dr. Josh Parks 2000-12-01
TripFall Tom Williams 2000-06-27
Lethal Vows Dr. David Farris 1999-10-13
Man of Miracles Joe Cass 1999-03-28
It Came From the Sky Donald Bridges 1999-05-15
Bride of Chucky Chief Warren Kincaid 1998-10-16
Shadow of Doubt Steven Mayer 1998-04-09
Dead Husbands Dr. Carter Elston 1998-12-02
Montana Dr. Wexler 1998-01-01
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died Robert Forrest 1998-09-13
Chance of a Lifetime Tom Maguire 1998-03-29
Loss of Faith Bruce Simon Barker 1998-10-01
Nowhere Moses Helper 1997-05-09
A Child's Wish Ed Chandler 1997-01-21
Hacks Hank 1997-09-19
A Gun, a Car, a Blonde Duncan the Bartender 1997-06-01
For Hope Date #5 (uncredited) 1996-11-17
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen 1996-01-01
Mercenary Jonas Ambler 1996-10-17
Unforgivable Paul Hegstrom 1996-04-30
Sling Blade Vaughan Cunningham 1996-08-30
Gramps Clarke MacGruder 1995-05-20
The Colony Rick Knowlton 1995-09-17
North Ward Nelson 1994-07-22
Heartbeat Bill Grant 1993-02-08
The Only Way Out 1993-12-19
The Making of High Noon Himself 1992-01-02
Stay Tuned Roy Knable 1992-08-14
The Martin & Lewis Story: The Last Great Comedy Team Himself 1992-01-01
Noises Off... Garry Lejeune / Roger Tramplemain 1992-03-20
The Real Story of O Christmas Tree Piney (voice) 1991-12-21
The Summer My Father Grew Up Paul 1991-03-03
Problem Child 2 Ben Healy 1991-07-03
Problem Child Ben 1990-07-27
The Dreamer of Oz L. Frank Baum 1990-12-10
Skin Deep Zachary Hutton 1989-03-03
My Brother's Wife Barney 1989-12-17
Mickey's 60th Birthday Dudley Goode 1988-11-13
Tricks of the Trade 1988-12-06
The Last Fling Phillip Reed 1987-02-09
Real Men Bob Wilson 1987-09-25
A Smoky Mountain Christmas Judge Harold Benton 1986-12-14
Unnatural Causes Frank Coleman 1986-11-10
Letting Go Alex 1985-05-11
Love Thy Neighbor Danny Loeb 1984-05-23
Strong Kids, Safe Kids Himself 1984-01-01
Donald Duck's 50th Birthday Himself 1984-11-13
Sunset Limousine Alan O'Black 1983-10-12
In Love with an Older Woman Robert 1982-11-24
Pray TV Tom McPherson 1982-02-01
The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show Himself 1982-09-17
The Flight of Dragons Peter Dickinson 1982-08-17
They All Laughed Charles Rutledge 1981-11-20
Hero at Large Steve Nichols 1980-02-08
Wholly Moses Satan (The Devil) 1980-06-13
The Comeback Kid Bubba Newman 1980-04-10
John Ritter: being of sound mind and body various 1980-05-04
Americathon President Chet Roosevelt 1979-08-10
Robin Williams: Off the Wall Himself 1978-10-27
Leave Yesterday Behind Paul Stallings 1978-01-11
How to Survive the 70s and Maybe Even Bump Into Happiness Himself 1978-02-22
The Goldie Hawn Special Himself 1978-03-01
Ringo Marty Flesh 1978-04-25
Nickelodeon Franklin Frank 1976-12-21
The Night That Panicked America Walter Wingate 1975-10-31
The Prisoner of Second Avenue 1975-03-14
The Stone Killer Hart 1973-08-08
The Other Rider 1972-05-23
Evil Roy Slade Priest 1972-02-18
The Barefoot Executive Roger 1971-03-17