Person Details

Birthday: 1948-09-17 14:55:21

Death: 2003-09-11 14:55:21

Aliases: Jonathan Southworth Ritter

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Burbank - California - USA

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 42

TV Involvements: 11


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
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8

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

(1999) Richard Manning
It
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7

It

(1990) Ben Hanscom
Hawaii Five-O
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7

Hawaii Five-O

(1968) Mike Welles
Batman Beyond
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8

Batman Beyond

(1999) Dr. David Wheeler (voice)
Touched by an Angel
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8

Touched by an Angel

(1994) Mike O'Conner
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy
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8

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy

(2010) (archival footage)
Kojak
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7

Kojak

(1973) Kenny Soames
Intimate Portrait
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3

Intimate Portrait

(1994) Self - Interviewee

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Self (archive footage)
2018 Himself (archive)
2015 Himself (archive footage)
2010 Self (archive footage)
2006 Archive Footage
2005 Himself (Archive footage)
2004 Clifford the Big Red Dog (voice)
Clifford (voice)
2003 Bob Chipeska
N/A
Eli
N/A
Self
2002 Stanley Grubman
Paul Hennessy
N/A
Bill
N/A
2001 Narrator
Sam Dorian
Bob Carter
2000 Dr. Josh Parks
N/A
Tom Williams
Christian Therapist
1999 Self
Dr. David Farris
N/A
Richard Manning
Donald Bridges
Joe Cass
Dr. David Wheeler (voice)
1998 Dr. Carter Elston
Chief Warren Kincaid
Bruce Simon Barker
N/A
Robert Forrest
Steven Mayer
Tom Maguire
Dr. Wexler
1997 N/A
Hank
George Madison
Self
Duncan the Bartender
Moses Helper
Self
Ted Buchanan
Ed Chandler
Eugene Grandy (voice)
1996 Date #5 (uncredited)
Jonas Ambler
Vaughan Cunningham
N/A
Self
Paul Hegstrom
Quote Reader
1995 Rick Knowlton
Clarke MacGruder
N/A
1994 Mike O'Conner
N/A
Ward Nelson
Self - Interviewee
1993 N/A
N/A
Self - Guest
Bill Grant
1992 John Hartman
John Ritter
Roy Knable
Garry Lejeune / Roger Tramplemain
N/A
Himself
Self
Self
1991 Piney (voice)
Ben Healy
Paul
1990 L. Frank Baum
Ben Hanscom
Ben
N/A
1989 Barney
Zachary Hutton
1988 Donald Todsen
Dudley Goode
N/A
1987 Bob Wilson
Detective Harry Hooperman
Phillip Reed
1986 Judge Harold Benton
Frank Coleman
John Ritter
1985 Alex
1984 Self
Himself
N/A
Jack Tripper
N/A
Danny Loeb
Himself
1983 Alan O'Black
1982 Robert
N/A
Himself
Peter Dickinson
Tom McPherson
1981 Charles Rutledge
1980 Satan (The Devil)
various
Bubba Newman
Steve Nichols
1979 President Chet Roosevelt
N/A
1978 Himself
Marty Flesh
Self
Himself
Paul Stallings
1977 Dale Riley
Jack Tripper
1976 Franklin Frank
1975 Walter Wingate
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
1974 N/A
N/A
1973 Kenny Soames
Hart
Bauer
1972 N/A
Private Carter
N/A
N/A
N/A
Rider
Priest
1971 Roger
Richard
1969 N/A
1968 Ryan Moore
Mike Welles
1967 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
2003 In Memory Of
Year Role Movie/Tv

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