John Ritter (1948–2003)

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Sling Blade (1996) | Three's Company (1976-1984) | Bad Santa (2003)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 17 nominations More »
BORN 
Sep 17, 1948 (died Sep 11, 2003)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (42 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (96 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Ryan & RubyRyan & Ruby (TV Series) Thanks (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 2
  • Primary photo for King of the HillKing of the Hill (TV Series) Eugene Grandy (4 episodes, 1997), In Memory Of (1 episode, 2004)  Less 1997–2004 4
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  • Primary photo for 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter (TV Series) Paul Hennessy (31 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2003 31
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  • Primary photo for Clifford the Big Red DogClifford the Big Red Dog (TV Series) Clifford the Big Red Dog (64 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2003 64
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  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Sam Dorian (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 2
  • Primary photo for Breaking NewsBreaking News (TV Series) Lloyd Fuchs (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Pilot (Jul 17, 2002) Lloyd Fuchs  Less
  • Primary photo for FelicityFelicity (TV Series) Mr. Andrew Covington (7 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2002 7
    • Kiss and Tell (Mar 27, 2002) Mr. Andrew Covington (uncredited)  Less
    • A Perfect Match (Dec 19, 2001) Mr. Andrew Covington (uncredited)  Less
    • The Storm (Nov 21, 2001) Mr. Andrew Covington (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Dr. Richard Manning (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Monogamy (Jan 4, 2002) Dr. Richard Manning  Less
  • Primary photo for The Ellen ShowThe Ellen Show (TV Series) Percy Moss (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for TuckerTucker (TV Series) Marty (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Family LawFamily Law (TV Series) Father Andrews (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Batman BeyondBatman Beyond (TV Series) Dr. David Wheeler (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Chicago HopeChicago Hope (TV Series) Joe Dysmerski (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • Simon Sez (Feb 24, 2000) Joe Dysmerski  Less
  • Primary photo for Lethal VowsLethal Vows (TV Movie) Dr. David Farris  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for It Came from the SkyIt Came from the Sky (TV Movie) Donald Bridges  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Sheriff Tom McKinsley / Mike O'Conner (2 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–1999 2
  • Primary photo for Holy JoeHoly Joe (TV Movie) Joe Cass  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Veronica's ClosetVeronica's Closet (TV Series) Tim (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Loss of FaithLoss of Faith (TV Movie) Bruce Simon Barker  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Dead HusbandsDead Husbands (TV Movie) Dr. Carter Elston  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Ally McBealAlly McBeal (TV Series) George Madison (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 2
  • Primary photo for Chance of a LifetimeChance of a Lifetime (TV Movie) Tom Maguire  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Buffy the Vampire SlayerBuffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) Ted Buchanan (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Ted (Dec 8, 1997) Ted Buchanan  Less
  • Primary photo for Over the TopOver the Top (TV Series) Justin (1 episode, 1997), Performer ("Singin' in the Rain") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • The Nemesis (Nov 4, 1997) Justin, Performer ("Singin' in the Rain")  Less
  • Primary photo for Dead Man's GunDead Man's Gun (TV Movie) Harry McDonacle (segment "The Great McDonacle")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for A Child's WishA Child's Wish (TV Movie) Ed Chandler  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for For HopeFor Hope (TV Movie) Date #5 (uncredited)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for WingsWings (TV Series) Stuart Davenport (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for UnforgivableUnforgivable (TV Movie) Paul Hegstrom  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for NewsRadioNewsRadio (TV Series) Dr. Frank Westford (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • The Shrink (Nov 7, 1995) Dr. Frank Westford  Less
  • Primary photo for The ColonyThe Colony (TV Movie) Rick Knowlton  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for GrampsGramps (TV Movie) Clarke MacGruder  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Hearts AfireHearts Afire (TV Series) John Hartman (54 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992–1995 54
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  • Primary photo for Dave's WorldDave's World (TV Series) John Hartman (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for The Larry Sanders ShowThe Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) John Ritter (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993–1994 2
  • Primary photo for The Only Way OutThe Only Way Out (TV Movie) Jeremy Carlisle  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for HeartbeatHeartbeat (TV Movie) Bill Grant  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Fish PoliceFish Police (TV Series) Inspector Gil (6 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 6
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  • Primary photo for Anything But LoveAnything But Love (TV Series) Patrick Serreau (5 episodes, 1991), Executive Producer (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989–1991 6
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  • Primary photo for The Summer My Father Grew UpThe Summer My Father Grew Up (TV Movie) Paul  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Cosby ShowThe Cosby Show (TV Series) Ray Evans (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for The Dreamer of OzThe Dreamer of Oz (TV Movie) L. Frank Baum  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for ItIt (TV Mini-series) Ben Hanscom (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 2
    • Part 2 (Nov 20, 1990) Ben Hanscom  Less
    • Part 1 (Nov 18, 1990) Ben Hanscom  Less
  • Primary photo for PoochinskiPoochinski (TV Short) Executive Producer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for My Brother's WifeMy Brother's Wife (TV Movie) Barney  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for HoopermanHooperman (TV Series) Detective Harry Hooperman (42 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1989 42
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  • Primary photo for Have FaithHave Faith (TV Series) Rick Shepherd (1 episode, 1989), Executive Producer (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 2
  • Primary photo for Tricks of the TradeTricks of the Trade (TV Movie) Donald Todsen  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Mickey's 60th BirthdayMickey's 60th Birthday (TV Movie) Dudley Goode  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Prison for ChildrenPrison for Children (TV Movie) David Royce  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Last FlingThe Last Fling (TV Movie) Phillip Reed  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for A Smoky Mountain ChristmasA Smoky Mountain Christmas (TV Movie) Judge Harold Benton (uncredited)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Unnatural CausesUnnatural Causes (TV Movie) Frank Coleman  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Life with LucyLife with Lucy (TV Series) John Ritter (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Living SeasLiving Seas (TV Movie) Host  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Letting GoLetting Go (TV Movie) Alex  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Three's a CrowdThree's a Crowd (TV Series) Jack Tripper (22 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1985 22
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  • Primary photo for Pryor's PlacePryor's Place (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Three's CompanyThree's Company (TV Series) Jack Tripper / David Bell (172 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976–1984 172
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  • Primary photo for Love Thy NeighborLove Thy Neighbor (TV Movie) Danny Loeb  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Ben Cummins / Dale Riley / Reinhardt (3 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977–1983 3
  • Primary photo for Sunset LimousineSunset Limousine (TV Movie) Alan O'Black  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for In Love with an Older WomanIn Love with an Older Woman (TV Movie) Robert  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Pray TVPray TV (TV Movie) Tom McPherson  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) Frankie (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for John Ritter: Being of Sound Mind and BodyJohn Ritter: Being of Sound Mind and Body (TV Special) Himself / Various, Writer (creator) (segments: Fear Itself), Writer (segments: Walter Simmons)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Comeback KidThe Comeback Kid (TV Movie) Bubba Newman  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The AssociatesThe Associates (TV Series) Chick (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The RopersThe Ropers (TV Series) Jack Tripper (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Leave Yesterday BehindLeave Yesterday Behind (TV Movie) Paul Stallings  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for RingoRingo (TV Movie) Marty Flesh  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Series) Mike Welles / Ryan Moore (2 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1977 2
  • Primary photo for The WaltonsThe Waltons (TV Series) Rev. Matthew Fordwick (18 episodes, 1972), Performer ("When The Saints Go Marching In", "When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder") (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972–1976 18
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  • Primary photo for PhyllisPhyllis (TV Series) Paul Jameson (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for RhodaRhoda (TV Series) Jerry Blocker / Vince Mazuma (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1976 2
  • Primary photo for DocDoc (TV Series) Jeff / George (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Starsky and HutchStarsky and Hutch (TV Series) Tom Cole (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The RookiesThe Rookies (TV Series) Hap Dawson (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Mary Tyler MooreMary Tyler Moore (TV Series) Reverend Chatfield (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Night That Panicked AmericaThe Night That Panicked America (TV Movie) Walter Wingate  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) John 'Johnny' Steiner (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Barnaby JonesBarnaby Jones (TV Series) Joe Rockwell (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for PetrocelliPetrocelli (TV Series) John Oleson (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Bob Crane ShowThe Bob Crane Show (TV Series) Hornbeck (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Richard (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for MannixMannix (TV Series) Cliff Elgin (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
    • Hardball (Apr 13, 1975) Cliff Elgin  Less
  • Primary photo for Movin' OnMovin' On (TV Series) Casey Crawford (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
    • Landslide (Jan 16, 1975) Casey Crawford  Less
  • Primary photo for The Bob Newhart ShowThe Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) Dave (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Owen Marshall, Counselor at LawOwen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) Greg (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for KojakKojak (TV Series) Kenny Soames (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for M*A*S*HM*A*S*H (TV Series) Pvt. Carter (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Bachelor-at-LawBachelor-at-Law (TV Movie) Ben Sykes  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Medical CenterMedical Center (TV Series) Ronnie (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Evil Roy SladeEvil Roy Slade (TV Movie) Priest (uncredited)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Dan AugustDan August (TV Series) Coley Smith (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Crazy World, Crazy PeopleCrazy World, Crazy People (TV Movie) Various Characters  Less 1968
Self (168 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (18 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (8 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2016
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  • Primary photo for The Nostalgia CriticThe Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) Bob Chipeska (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Garry Lejeune (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Visionado obligadoVisionado obligado (TV Series) Various roles (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street LegacyNever Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for They All Laughed 25 Years Later: Director to Director - A Conversation with Peter Bogdanovich and Wes AndersonThey All Laughed 25 Years Later: Director to Director - A Conversation with Peter Bogdanovich and Wes Anderson (Video) Charles Rutledge (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • John Ritter (Apr 24, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 76th Annual Academy AwardsThe 76th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for A Life of Laughter: Remembering John RitterA Life of Laughter: Remembering John Ritter (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Larry King LiveLarry King Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for VH-1 Behind the MovieVH-1 Behind the Movie (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Gary LeJeune (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Hollywood MavericksHollywood Mavericks Charles Rutledge (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Three's CompanyThree's Company (TV Series) Jack Tripper (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Waltons: A Decade of the WaltonsThe Waltons: A Decade of the Waltons (TV Movie) Rev. Fordwick (archive footage)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Roger (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973

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