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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.

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Sep 17, 1948 In Burbank - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Barefoot Executive 1971-03-17
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
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 Bad Santa Bob Chipeska 2003-11-26
Movie Manhood Eli 2003-01-23
Movie The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series 2003-01-01
Movie Time Machine: When Cowboys Were King Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Tadpole Stanley Grubman 2002-11-01
Movie Man of the Year Bill 2002-04-12
Movie Terror Tract Bob Carter 2001-06-27
Movie Nuncrackers Narrator 2001-12-01
Movie TripFall Tom Williams 2000-06-27
Movie Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel Christian Therapist 2000-01-01
Movie Panic Dr. Josh Parks 2000-12-01
Movie Lethal Vows Dr. David Farris 1999-10-13
Movie It Came From the Sky Donald Bridges 1999-05-15
Movie Holy Joe Joe Cass 1999-03-28
Movie Shadow of Doubt Steven Mayer 1998-04-09
Movie Montana Dr. Wexler 1998-01-01
Movie Chance of a Lifetime Tom Maguire 1998-03-29
Movie Loss of Faith Bruce Simon Barker 1998-10-01
Movie I Woke Up Early the Day I Died Robert Forrest 1998-09-13
Movie Dead Husbands Dr. Carter Elston 1998-12-02
Movie Bride of Chucky Chief Warren Kincaid 1998-10-16
Movie Sink or Swim 1997-09-19
Movie A Gun, a Car, a Blonde Duncan the Bartender 1997-06-01
Movie Nowhere Moses Helper 1997-05-09
Movie A Child's Wish Ed Chandler 1997-01-21
Movie Mercenary 1997-01-17
Movie Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen 1996-01-01
Movie Sling Blade Vaughan Cunningham 1996-08-30
Movie Unforgivable Paul Hegstrom 1996-04-30
Movie The Colony Rick Knowlton 1995-09-17
Movie Gramps Clarke MacGruder 1995-05-20
Movie North Ward Nelson 1994-07-22
Movie Heartbeat Bill Grant 1993-02-08
Movie The Martin & Lewis Story: The Last Great Comedy Team Himself 1992-01-01
Movie The Making of High Noon Himself 1992-01-02
Series Fish Police 1992-02-28
Movie Noises Off... Garry Lejeune / Roger Tramplemain 1992-03-20
Movie Stay Tuned Roy Knable 1992-08-14
Series Hearts Afire John Hartman 1992-09-14
Movie Problem Child 2 Ben Healy 1991-07-03
Movie The Dreamer of Oz L. Frank Baum 1990-12-10
Series It Ben Hanscom 1990-11-18
Movie Problem Child Ben 1990-07-27
Movie My Brother's Wife Barney 1989-12-17
Movie Skin Deep Zachary Hutton 1989-03-03
Movie Mickey's 60th Birthday Dudley Goode 1988-11-13
Movie Real Men Bob Wilson 1987-09-25
Series Hooperman 1987-09-23
Movie The Last Fling Phillip Reed 1987-02-09
Movie A Smoky Mountain Christmas Judge Harold Benton 1986-12-14
Movie Unnatural Causes Frank Coleman 1986-11-10
Movie Letting Go Alex 1985-05-11
Movie Donald Duck's 50th Birthday Himself 1984-11-13
Movie Love Thy Neighbor Danny Loeb 1984-05-23
Movie Strong Kids, Safe Kids Himself 1984-01-01
Movie Sunset Limousine Alan O'Black 1983-10-12
Movie In Love with an Older Woman Robert 1982-11-24
Movie The Flight of Dragons Peter Dickinson 1982-08-17
Movie Pray TV 1982-02-01
Movie The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show Himself 1982-09-17
Movie They All Laughed Charles Rutledge 1981-11-20
Movie Wholly Moses Satan (The Devil) 1980-06-13
Movie The Comeback Kid Bubba Newman 1980-04-10
Movie Hero at Large Steve Nichols 1980-02-08
Movie Americathon President Chet Roosevelt 1979-08-10
Movie How to Survive the 70s and Maybe Even Bump Into Happiness Himself 1978-02-22
Movie Leave Yesterday Behind Paul Stallings 1978-01-11
Movie Robin Williams: Off the Wall Himself 1978-10-27
Movie The Goldie Hawn Special Himself 1978-03-01
Movie Ringo Marty Flesh 1978-04-25
Series Three's Company Jack Tripper 1977-03-15
Movie Nickelodeon Franklin Frank 1976-12-21
Movie The Stone Killer Hart 1973-08-08
Movie The Other Rider 1972-05-23
Movie The Barefoot Executive Roger 1971-03-17