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Encyclopedia > John Ritter
John Ritter

Ritter at the 1988 Emmy Awards
Born Johnathan Southworth Ritter[1]
September 17, 1948(1948-09-17)
Burbank, California, USA
Died September 11, 2003 (aged 54)
Burbank, California, USA
Other name(s) Johnny Ritter
Years active 1971–2003
Spouse(s) Nancy Morgan (1977–1996)
Amy Yasbeck (1999–2003)

Johnathan Southworth “John” Ritter (September 17, 1948September 11, 2003)[1] was an Emmy- and Golden Globe award-winning American actor and comedian perhaps best known for his role of Jack Tripper in the sitcom Three's Company. John Ritter (February 6, 1779 - November 24, 1851) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 403 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (791 × 1175 pixel, file size: 110 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the community in Santa Clara County, California, see Burbank, Santa Clara County, California. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the community in Santa Clara County, California, see Burbank, Santa Clara County, California. ... Nancy Morgan This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Amy Yasbeck (born September 12, 1962) is a Lebanese American film and television actress. ... An Emmy Award. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series winners: 1974: Alan Alda - M*A*S*H 1975: Tony Randall - The Odd Couple 1976: Jack Albertson - Chico and The Man 1977: Carroll OConnor - All in the Family 1978: Carroll OConnor... Threes Company is an American sitcom that ran from 1977 to 1984 on ABC. It is a remake of the British sitcom Man About the House. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Threes Company is an American sitcom that ran from 1977 to 1984 on ABC. It is a remake of the British sitcom Man About the House. ... is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An Emmy Award. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... For the documentary about Jerry Seinfeld, see Comedian (film). ... Jack Tripper Jack Tripper was a fictional character on the sitcoms Threes Company and Threes a Crowd. ... Threes Company is an American sitcom that ran from 1977 to 1984 on ABC. It is a remake of the British sitcom Man About the House. ...

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Early life

Ritter was born in Burbank, California, the son of Dorothy Fay (née Southworth), an actress, and singing-cowboy, matinee-star Tex Ritter. He attended Hollywood High School, where he was Student Body President. He went on to the University of Southern California, where he was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) fraternity, majored in psychology and minored in architecture. For the community in Santa Clara County, California, see Burbank, Santa Clara County, California. ... Dorothy Fay Dorothy Fay (April 4, 1915 – November 5, 2003) was an American actress. ... Née redirects here. ... Tex Ritter Tex Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country singer and actor. ... Hollywood High School This article is about Hollywood High school, a secondary school. ... The Trojan Shrine, better known as Tommy Trojan located in the center of University of Southern California campus. ... Phi Gamma Delta (also known as FIJI) is a collegiate social fraternity with 107 chapters and 7 colonies across the United States and Canada. ... Psychological science redirects here. ... This article is about building architecture. ...


Career

Three's Company

Main article: Three's Company

Ritter headlined several stage performances before he was made a star by appearing in the hit sitcom Three's Company (the Americanized version of the 1970s British Thames Television series Man About the House) in 1977, playing a single ladies' man and culinary student, Jack Tripper, who lived with two female roommates. Jack pretended to be gay to keep the landlords appeased over their living arrangement. The show spent several seasons near the top of the TV ratings in the U.S. before ending in 1984. Ritter went on for one more year on the spin-off Three's a Crowd. The original series has been seen continuously in reruns. It is also available on DVD. During the run of the show, he appeared in the feature films Hero at Large, Americathon, and They All Laughed. In 1978, he played Ringo Starr's manager on the television special Ringo, and in 1982, played the voice of Peter Dickinson in Flight of Dragons. Threes Company is an American sitcom that ran from 1977 to 1984 on ABC. It is a remake of the British sitcom Man About the House. ... Threes Company is an American sitcom that ran from 1977 to 1984 on ABC. It is a remake of the British sitcom Man About the House. ... Thames Television was a franchise holder of the British ITV television network, serving London on weekdays between 1968 and 1992. ... Man About the House was a British sitcom starring Richard OSullivan, Paula Wilcox and Sally Thomsett that was broadcast for six series on ITV from 1973 to 1976. ... Jack Tripper Jack Tripper was a fictional character on the sitcoms Threes Company and Threes a Crowd. ... GAY can mean: Gay, a term referring to homosexual men or women The IATA code for Gaya Airport Category: ... This is a list of television-related events in 1984. ... Threes a Crowd was a short-lived American television sitcom spinoff of Threes Company. ... Hero at Large is a 1980 motion picture. ... Americathon (also known as Americathon 1998) is a 1979 comedy starring John Ritter, Fred Willard, Peter Riegert, Harvey Korman and Nancy Morgan, with narration by George Carlin, based on a play by Firesign Theatre alumni Phil Proctor and Peter Bergman. ... They All Laughed is a 1981 movie directed by Peter Bogdanovich. ... The year 1978 in television involved some significant events. ... Richard Starkey, MBE (born 7 July 1940), better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an Academy Award-winning English musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known as the drummer for The Beatles. ... The year 1982 in television involved some significant events. ... The Flight of Dragons (1986) was an animated movie produced by Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin and based on the speculative natural history book of the same name by Peter Dickinson and the novel The Dragon and the George by Gordon R. Dickson. ...


Previous to his role in Three's Company, he occasionally appeared in the first five seasons of The Waltons on CBS as the Reverend Matthew Fordwick (1972–1976). He played a disturbed soldier/patient in one episode of M*A*S*H in 1973. He appeared in the Charles Bronson film The Stone Killer alongside Norman Fell. He also guest starred in one episode of The Cosby Show in 1991. For other uses, see The Waltons (disambiguation). ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... M*A*S*H title screen from the television series M*A*S*H was a media franchise active, in various forms, from 1968 to 1986. ... For other persons named Charles Bronson, see Charles Bronson (disambiguation). ... The Stone Killer is a film starring Charles Bronson directed by Michael Winner. ... Norman Fell (born Norman Feld March 24, 1924 – December 14, 1998) was a Golden Globe award-winning American film and television actor most famous for his role as landlord Mr. ... The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, first broadcast on September 20, 1984 and ran for eight seasons on the NBC television network, until April 30, 1992. ...


After Three's Company

After Three's Company, he appeared in a number of movies, most notably Problem Child. He appeared in the Oscar-winning Sling Blade (almost unrecognizable as the discount store manager) and Noises Off. He starred with Markie Post in the early-1990s sitcom Hearts Afire and on the 1980s police comedy-drama Hooperman. Problem Child is a 1990 Dennis Dugan movie about a kid named Junior who keeps getting transferred from one adoptive parents house or orphanage to another because of all the pranks and trouble he causes. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... This article is about the 1996 film. ... Noises Off is a 1982 British play by Michael Frayn. ... Marjorie Armstrong Post (born on November 4, 1950, in Palo Alto, California) is an actress, best known for her 1985–1992 role as Christine Sullivan on the NBC sitcom Night Court. ... Hearts Afire is a sitcom that aired from 1992-1995 on CBS. Series Premise Created by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and Harry Thomason, it starred the late John Ritter (Threes Company) and Markie Post (Night Court) playing John Hartman and Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman, respectively. ... Hooperman was an ABC television series starring John Ritter that had a two-year run from 1987 to 1988. ...


He starred in many made-for-TV movies including It, It Came From the Sky in 1999 with Yasmine Bleeth and made guest appearances on TV shows such as Ally McBeal, Scrubs, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Felicity. He also provided the voice of the title character in the PBS animated children's show Clifford the Big Red Dog, a role for which he received two Emmy nominations. A television movie (also TV movie, TV-movie, made-for-TV movie, etc. ... For the 1927 silent movie see It (1927 film). ... Yasmine Bleeth and John Ritter in the movie It Came From the Sky It Came From the sky, also known as Visiteurs impromtus, Les (Canada: French title) was a 1999 made-for-TV movie which was a comedy drama that starred Yasmine Bleeth, John Ritter, Christopher Lloyd and JoBeth Williams. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... Yasmine Amanda Bleeth (born June 14, 1968, in New York City) is an American TV and film actress. ... For the character, see Ally McBeal (character). ... For other uses, see Scrub. ... For other uses, see Buffy the Vampire Slayer (disambiguation). ... Felicity is a Golden Globe-winning American primetime television drama produced by Touchstone Television and Imagine Television for The WB network. ... First official kids ident from PBS, used from 1993-1999 featuring the P pals. ... Clifford the Big Red Dog is an enduring American childrens book series first published in 1962. ... An Emmy Award. ...


He played Claude Pichon in The Dinner Party (2000) at the Music Box Theatre on Broadway, which was written by Neil Simon. It ran for three hundred and sixty-four performances. Ritter won the Theatre World Award in 2001 for his performance in that work. The Dinner Party is a one-act play, which tells the story of 6 unknowing guests who are invited to a dinner party with no clue as to its purpose. ... Music Box Theatre, showing Deuce, May 2007 Music Box Theatre (entrance) Music Box Theatre (interior view) The Music Box Theater is a legitimate Broadway theatre located at 239 West 45th Street in midtown-Manhattan. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Information Period 1960s-present Spouse Elaine Joyce (1999-present) Diane Lander (1990-1998) Marsha Mason (1973-1981) Joan Baim (1953-1973) Marvin Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927 in The Bronx, New York City), is an American playwright and screenwriter. ... The Theatre World Award is an American honor given annually to an actor or an actress in recognition of an outstanding breakout performance in their New York City stage debut. ...


In 2002, he made a TV comeback with the ABC family sitcom 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (later renamed 8 Simple Rules following his death). His final two film appearances were as the store manager in Bad Santa (2003), starring personal friend Billy Bob Thornton and Bernie Mac, and Clifford's Really Big Movie. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6631 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood. The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (usually shortened to 8 Simple Rules) is a television comedy that airs on ABC. It is about a married couple with three children. ... Bad Santa is a 2003 film directed by Terry Zwigoff, produced by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring Billy Bob Thornton as the title character and Tony Cox as his partner-in-crime. ... Billy Bob Thornton[1] (born August 4, 1955) is an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter, actor, as well as occasional director, playwright and singer. ... Bernie Mac (born Bernard Jeffrey McCullough on October 5, 1957 (sometimes incorrectly given as 1958) in Chicago, Illinois) is a two time Emmy Award-nominated American actor and comedian. ... Cliffords Really Big Movie is an animated film, based on a series of childrens books drawn and written by Norman Bridwell. ... Buskers perform on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue...


Personal life

He married twice, once to actress Nancy Morgan (married 1977-divorced 1996) and then to actress Amy Yasbeck (married 1999-his death). Yasbeck had played his wife or love interest in the first two Problem Child movies (interestingly, she played a different character in each movie). Yasbeck also played Ritter's wife in two sitcom appearances. In 1991, both were guest stars on The Cosby Show, where Yasbeck played the in-labor wife of Ritter's basketball coach character. In 1996, Ritter guest starred on Yasbeck's sitcom Wings as the estranged husband of Yasbeck's character Casey. Ritter and Morgan had three children: Carly, Tyler, and Jason. He and Yasbeck had one daughter, Stella. Nancy Morgan This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Amy Yasbeck (born September 12, 1962) is a Lebanese American film and television actress. ... The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, first broadcast on September 20, 1984 and ran for eight seasons on the NBC television network, until April 30, 1992. ... Wings is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from April 19, 1990 to May 14, 1997. ... Jason Morgan Ritter (born February 17, 1980 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor, son of the late actor John Ritter and grandson of actors Tex Ritter and Dorothy Fay. ...


Death

John Ritter's gravestone
John Ritter's gravestone

On September 11, 2003, Ritter fell ill while rehearsing scenes for an episode of 8 Simple Rules. He was taken across the street to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, where he died less than an hour later, at the age of 54, in the same hospital in which he was born. The cause of death was an aortic dissection caused by a previously undiagnosed congenital heart defect. Ritter's father had died of a heart attack almost thirty years earlier. Years later Ritter's wife testified in court that he had had concerns for his own health because of the cause of his father's death.[2] He was interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Los Angeles. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center is a hospital in Burbank, California, USA. The hospital has 455 beds, and is part of Providence Health & Services. ... Aortic dissection is a tear in the wall of the aorta (the largest artery of the body). ... A congenital heart defect (CHD) is a defect in the structure of the heart and great vessels of a newborn. ... Tex Ritter Tex Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country singer and actor. ... Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery is located at 6300 Forest Lawn Drive in Los Angeles, California, on the south edge of the San Fernando Valley by Burbank (and on the north side of the Santa Monica Mountains from Hollywood). ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ...


Aftermath

8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter was retitled 8 Simple Rules after Ritter's death and continued for two more seasons; Paul Hennessy, Ritter's character, was said to have died after collapsing in a grocery store. The network aired the three episodes of Season 2 that had been taped before his death. The remainder of the show's season dealt with the family trying to grapple with their patriarch's death. New male characters, played by James Garner and David Spade, were later added. 8 Simple Rules (Also known as 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter) was an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 17, 2002 to April 15, 2005. ... For other uses, see James Garner (disambiguation). ... David Wayne Spade (born July 22, 1964) is an Emmy-Award and Golden Globe–nominated American actor, comedian, television personality who gained fame in the 1990s as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. ...


In 2004, he was given an Emmy nomination posthumously for 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. He lost to Kelsey Grammer for Frasier. Upon accepting his trophy, Grammer's remarks included comments made in tribute and remembrance of Ritter.[3] The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held Sunday, September 19, 2004. ... Allen Kelsey Grammer (born February 21, 1955 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) is a six-time Emmy and a two-time Golden Globe-winning American actor who is best known for his two-decade portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, whom he played for nine years on Cheers... Frasier is an American sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane. ...


His last films, Bad Santa and Clifford's Really Big Movie, along with an episode of Scrubs, were dedicated in his memory.[4][5] On June 6, 2008 a mural of John Ritter painted by Eloy Torrez was dedicated at Hollywood High School. Bad Santa is a 2003 film directed by Terry Zwigoff, produced by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring Billy Bob Thornton as the title character and Tony Cox as his partner-in-crime. ... Cliffords Really Big Movie is an animated film, based on a series of childrens books drawn and written by Norman Bridwell. ... List of Scrubs episodes My Cake is the 74th episode of the American sitcom Scrubs. ... For other uses, see Scrub. ...


Wrongful-death lawsuit

After Ritter died, his widow Amy Yasbeck filed a $67 million wrongful death suit against radiologist Dr. Matthew Lotysch and cardiologist Dr. Joseph Lee. She alleged that Lee, who treated Ritter on the day of his death, misdiagnosed his condition as a heart attack,[2] and Lotysch, who had given him a full-body scan two years earlier, failed at that time to detect an enlargement of Ritter's aorta.[2] The trial began on February 11, 2008, in Los Angeles County Superior Court.[6] On March 14, 2008, the defendants were found not responsible for Ritter's death by a jury vote of 9–3.[7] Several other defendants have settled out of court for a total of $14 million, including $9.4 million paid by Providence St. Joseph.[8] Amy Yasbeck (born September 12, 1962) is a Lebanese American film and television actress. ... Wrongful death is a claim in tort against a person who can be held liable for a death. ... CT apparatus in a hospital Full-body scan, also known as a full-body CT scan, is a controversial type of preventive medicine. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...


Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Other notes
1971 The Barefoot Executive Roger
Scandalous John Wandell
1972 The Other Rider
1973 The Stone Killer Officer Mort
1976 Nickelodeon Franklin Frank
1978 Breakfast in Bed Paul
1979 Americathon President Chet Roosevelt
1980 Hero at Large Steve Nichols
Wholly Moses! Satan (The Devil)
1981 They All Laughed Charles Rutledge
1982 The Flight of Dragons Peter Dickenson Voice Role
Direct-to-Video Release
1987 Real Men Bob Wilson/Agent Pillbox, CIA
1989 Skin Deep Zachary 'Zach' Hutton
1990 Problem Child 'Little' Ben Healy
1991 The Real Story of O Christmas Tree Piney Voice Role
Direct-to-Video Release
Problem Child 2 Ben Healy
1992 Noises Off Garry Lejeune/Roger Tramplemain
Stay Tuned Roy Knable
1994 North Ward Nelson
1996 Sling Blade Vaughan Cunningham
1997 Nowhere Moses Helper
A Gun, a Car, a Blonde Duncan/The Bartender
Hacks Hank
1998 Montana Dr. Wexler
Shadow of Doubt Steven Mayer
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died Robert Forrest
Bride of Chucky Police Chief Warren Kincaid
2000 Panic Dr. Josh Parks
Lost in the Perishing Point Hotel Christian Therapist
Tripfall Tom Williams
Terror Tract Bob Carter Segment: Make Me an Offer
2001 Nuncrackers Narrator Direct-to-Video Release
2002 Tadpole Stanley Grubman
Man of the Year Bill
2003 Manhood Eli
Bad Santa Bob Chipeska Posthumously Released
2004 Clifford's Really Big Movie Clifford the Big Red Dog Voice Role
Posthumously Released
2006 Stanley's Dinosaur Round-Up Great Uncle Stew Voice Role
Direct-to-Video Release
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1968 Crazy World, Crazy People Various Characters
1970 Dan August Episode: Quadrangle for Death
1971, 1977 Hawaii Five-O Ryan Moore
Mike Welles
Episode: Two Doves and Mr. Heron
Episode: Dealer's Choice--Blackmail
19721976 The Waltons Rev. Matthew Fordwick
1973 Medical Center Ronnie Episode: End of the Line
Bachelor-at-Law Ben Sykes Unsold CBS TV-Pilot
M*A*S*H Pvt. Carter Episode: Deal Me Out
1974 Kojak Kenny Soames Episode: Deliver Us Some Evil
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law Greg Episode: To Keep and Bear Arms
The Bob Newhart Show Dave Episode: Sorry, Wrong Mother
1975 Movin' On Casey Episode: Landslide
Mannix Cliff Elgin Episode: Hardball
The Bob Crane Show Hornbeck Episode: Son of the Campus Capers
Petrocelli John Oleson Episode: Chain of Command
Barnaby Jones Joe Rockwell Episode: The Price of Terror
The Streets of San Francisco John 'Johnny' Steiner Episode: Murder by Proxy
The Night That Panicked America Walter Wingate ABC TV-Movie
The Mary Tyler Moore Show Reverend Chatfield Episode: Ted's Wedding
The Rookies Hap Dawson Episode: Reluctant Hero
1975, 1976 Rhoda Vince Mazuma
Jerry Blocker
Episode: Chest Pains
Episode: Attack on Mr. Right
1976 Starsky and Hutch Tom Cole Episode: The Hostages
Phyllis Paul Jameson Episode: The New Job
19761984 Three's Company Jack Tripper
1977, 1983 The Love Boat Dale Riley/Reinhardt

Episode: A Oh Dale...
Episode: Japan Cruise...(1)
Episode: Japan Cruise...(2)
1978 Ringo Marty TV-Movie
Leave Yesterday Behind Paul Stallings ABC TV-Movie
1979 The Ropers Jack Tripper Episode: The Party
1980 The Associates Chick Episode: The Censors
The Comeback Kid Bubba Newman ABC TV-Movie
1981 Insight Frankie Episode: Little Miseries
1982 Pray TV Tom McPherson ABC TV-Movie
In Love with an Older Woman Robert CBS TV-Movie
1983 Sunset Limousine Alan O'Black CBS TV-Movie
1984 Love Thy Neighbor Danny Loeb ABC TV-Movie
Pryor's Place Episode: The Showoff
19841985 Three's a Crowd Jack Tripper
1985 Letting Go Alex ABC TV-Movie
1986 Living Seas Host NBC TV-Special
Unnatural Causes Frank Coleman NBC TV-Movie
A Smoky Mountain Christmas Judge Harold Benton ABC TV-Movie
1987 The Last Fling Phillip Reed ABC TV-Movie
Prison for Children David Royce CBS TV-Movie
19871989 Hooperman Det. Harry Hooperman
1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday Dudley Goode TV-Special
Tricks of the Trade Donald Todsen Cameo Role
CBS TV-Movie
1989 My Brother's Wife Barney ABC TV-Movie
1990 It Adult Ben 'Haystack' Hanscom ABC TV-Movie
The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story L. Frank Baum NBC TV-Movie
1991 The Cosby Show Ray Evans Episode: Total Control
The Summer My Father Grew Up Paul NBC TV-Movie
Anything But Love Patrick Serreau Episode: Say it Again, Han
Episode: Martus Interruptus
Episode: Hello...Mali
Episode: Stop Me Before I...Again (1)
Episode: Stop Me Before I...Again (2)
1992 Fish Police Inspector Gill Voice Role
19921994 Hearts Afire John Hartman
1993 Heartbeat Margaret Gibson NBC TV-Movie
The Only Way Out Jeremy Carlisle ABC TV-Movie
1994 Dave's World John Hartman Episode: Please Won't You Be My Neighbor
1995 Gramps Clarke MacGruder NBC TV-Movie
The Colony Rick Knowlton TV-Movie
NewsRadio Dr. Frank Westford Episode: The Shrink
1996 Totally Animals Host TV-Special
Unforgivable Paul Hegstrom CBS TV-Movie
Wings Stuart Davenport Episode: Love Overboard
For Hope Date #5 Uncredited Role
ABC TV-Movie
The World's Greatest Magic III Host TV-Special
1996, 1999 Touched by an Angel Mike O'Connor
Tom McKinsley
Episode: Random Acts
Episode: Black Like Monica
1997 Loss of Faith Bruce Simon Barker TV-Movie
Mercenary Jonas Ambler HBO TV-Movie
A Child's Wish Ed Chandler CBS TV-Movie
Dead Man's Gun Harry McDonacle Segment: The Great McDonacle
Over the Top Justin Talbot Episode: The Nemesis
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Ted Buchanan Episode: Ted
The World's Greatest Magic IV Host TV-Special
1997, 2000, 2003 King of the Hill Eugene Grandy Episode: The Son that Got Away
Episode: What Makes Bobby Run?
Episode: The Witches of East Arlen
1998 Chance of a Lifetime Tom Maguire CBS TV-Movie
Ally McBeal George Madison Episode: It's My Party
Episode: The Story of Love
The World's Greatest Magic V Host TV-Special
Dead Husbands Dr. Carter Elston TV-Movie
1999 Veronica's Closet Tim Episode: Veronica's Favorite Year
Holy Joe Joe Cass CBS TV-Movie
It Came from the Sky Donald Bridges TV-Movie
Lethal Vows Dr. David Farris CBS TV-Movie
2000 Chicago Hope Joe Dysmerski Episode: Simon Sez
Batman Beyond Dr. David Wheeler Voice Role
Episode: The Last Resort
Family Law Father Andrews Episode: Possession is Nine Tenths of the Law
20002003 Clifford the Big Red Dog Clifford the Big Red Dog Voice Role
2000, 2001, 2002 Felicity Mr. Andrew Covington
2001 Tucker Marty Episode: Homewrecker for the Holidays
2002 The Ellen Show Percy Moss Episode: Gathering Moss
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Richard Manning Episode: Monogamy
Breaking News Lloyd Fuchs Episode: Pilot
Scrubs Mr. Sam Dorian Episode: My Old Man
Episode: My Lucky Day
20022003 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter Paul Hennessey

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Hero at Large is a 1980 motion picture. ... // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... They All Laughed is a 1981 movie directed by Peter Bogdanovich. ... // This is the year of film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which will become the highest grossing movie for almost 15 years (until Titanic), earning double or triple against any major film of the 1980s. ... The Flight of Dragons is a 1982 animated movie produced by Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin Jr. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... Real Men is a 1987 comedy/sci-fi film starring James Belushi and John Ritter as the heroes: suave, womanizing CIA agent Nick Pirandello and milquetoast insurance agent Bob Wilson, respectively. ... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... Skin Deep is a 1989 film written and directed by Blake Edwards. ... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ... 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Yasmine Bleeth and John Ritter in the movie It Came From the Sky It Came From the sky, also known as Visiteurs impromtus, Les (Canada: French title) was a 1999 made-for-TV movie which was a comedy drama that starred Yasmine Bleeth, John Ritter, Christopher Lloyd and JoBeth Williams. ... “Telefilm” redirects here. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... “Telefilm” redirects here. ... The year 2000 in television involved some significant events. ... Chicago Hope was a popular CBS drama series created by David E. Kelley that ran from September 18, 1994 to May 4, 2000. ... 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Awards & Nominations

Chlotrudis Awards The Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film is a Boston-area non-profit organization that teaches audiences to view films actively through discussion, formal and informal education, discourse, film festivals, special screenings and collaboration. ...

  • 1997: Nominated, "Best Supporting Actor" - Sling Blade

DVD Exclusive Awards The DVD Exclusive Awards are an award show the that honors direct to video productions. ...

  • 2003: Nominated, "Best Audio Commentary, Library Release" - High Noon (shared w/Maria Copper & Tim Zinnemann)

Daytime Emmy Awards The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York- based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ...

  • 2001: Nominated, "Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program" - Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • 2002: Nominated, "Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program" - Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • 2003: Nominated, "Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program" - Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • 2004: Nominated, "Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program" - Clifford the Big Red Dog

Emmy Awards An Emmy Award. ...

  • 1978: Nominated, "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series" - Three's Company
  • 1981: Nominated, "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series" - Three's Company
  • 1984: Won, "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series" - Three's Company
  • 1988: Nominated, "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series" - Hooperman
  • 1999: Nominated, "Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series" - Ally McBeal
  • 2004: Nominated, "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series" - 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter

Golden Globe Awards The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ...

  • 1979: Nominated, "Best TV Actor in a Musical/Comedy" - Three's Company
  • 1980: Nominated, "Best TV Actor in a Musical/Comedy" - Three's Company
  • 1984: Won, "Best TV Actor in a Musical/Comedy" - Three's Company
  • 1987: Nominated, "Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television" - Unnatural Causes
  • 1988: Nominated, "Best TV Actor in a Musical/Comedy" - Hooperman

People's Choice Awards The Peoples Choice Awards, held annually in January, is one of the few awards shows to be based on popularity. ...

  • 1988: Won, "Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program" - Hooperman

Screen Actors Guild Awards The Actor: The Screen Actors Guild Award Statue The Screen Actors Guild Awards are an annual award given by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to recognize outstanding performances by members. ...

  • 1997: Nominated, "Outstanding Performance by a Cast" - Sling Blade (shared w/co-stars)

Hollywood Walk of Fame Buskers perform on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ...

  • 1983: "Star on the Walk of Fame" - 6627 Hollywood Blvd.

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  2. ^ a b c Jury hears actor John Ritter's final message to wife, a 2008 Associated Press story via CNN
  3. ^ Tim Lammers (2004-09-20). 'Angels,' 'Sopranos' Win Big At Emmys. KGTV. Archived from the original on 2008-02-21. Retrieved on 2008-02-29. “"I'd like to take a minute to pay respect to John Ritter and his family", Grammer said of the actor, who received a posthumous nomination in the category. "He was a terrific guy and his death was a shock to all of us. He will be missed not only for his kindness, but for his work."”
  4. ^ Trivia for Bad Santa (2003). Retrieved on 2008-02-29. “This was John Ritter's final acting appearance in a movie and it is dedicated to his memory.”
  5. ^ Louise Kennedy (2004-04-23). Clifford's 'Big Movie' will charm his small TV fans. Boston Globe. Retrieved on 2008-02-29. “...Clifford (voiced, as on TV, by the late John Ritter, to whom the movie is fittingly dedicated)...”
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NAME Ritter, John
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Ritter, Jonathan Southworth; Johnny Ritter
SHORT DESCRIPTION Actor
DATE OF BIRTH September 17, 1948
PLACE OF BIRTH Burbank, California, USA
DATE OF DEATH August 11, 2002
PLACE OF DEATH Burbank, California, USA
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CNN.com - Actor John Ritter dead at 54 - Sep. 12, 2003 (759 words)
Ritter was rushed from the set of the ABC series "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, after suffering from aortic dissection, an unrecognized and undetected flaw in his heart, according to a statement from his publicist Lisa Kasteler.
Ritter was born on September 17, 1948, to Tex Ritter and actress Dorothy Fay.
Ritter is survived by his wife, Amy Yasbeck, and their daughter Stella, and three children -- Carly, Tyler and Jason -- from his first marriage to Nancy Morgan.
NationMaster - Encyclopedia: John Ritter (6370 words)
Ritter headlined several stage performances before he was made a star by appearing in the hit sitcom Three's Company (the Americanized version of the 1970s British Thames Television series Man About the House) in 1977, playing a single ladies' man and culinary student, Jack Tripper, who lived with two female roommates.
Ritter was rushed from the set of the ABC series "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, after suffering from aortic dissection, an unrecognized and undetected flaw in his heart, according to a statement from his publicist Lisa Kasteler.
Ritter was born on September 17, 1948, to Tex Ritter and actress Dorothy Fay.
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