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John Ritter (1948–2003)

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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 (41 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, 1997–2004 ) , 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, 2002–2003 )  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, 2000–2003 )  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, 2000–2002 )  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, 1996–1999 )  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, 1992–1995 )  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, 1993–1994 )  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, 1987–1989 )  Less 1987–1989 42
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  • Primary photo for Have FaithHave Faith (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • 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, 1984–1985 )  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, 1976–1984 )  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, 1977–1983 )  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 Movie) 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, 1971–1977 )  Less 1971–1977 2
  • Primary photo for The WaltonsThe Waltons (TV Series) Rev. Matthew Fordwick ( 18 episodes, 1972–1976 ) , 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, 1975–1976 )  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, 2003–2016 )  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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