John Ritter Celebrity

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Born into a showbiz family, this son of singer-actor-cowboy Tex RitterĀ tackled a myriad of TV guest spots and a recurring part as a reverend on The Waltons before landing his seminal role as the hilarious and horny Jack Tripper on Three's Company. After ei… (more)

Birth Name: Johnathan Southworth Ritter

Birth Place: Burbank, California, United States

Birthday: September 17, 1948, Virgo

Profession: Actor, Producer

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Tue Mar 3 5:00pm
The WaltonsThe Deed(Season 1, Episode 20) HALMRK

Big-city adventure for John-Boy in a timber-rights battle with a lumber company. John: Ralph Waite. Cissy: Jenny Sullivan. Monty: Randall Carver. Olivia: Michael Learned.

Tue Mar 3 6:00pm
The WaltonsThe Scholar(Season 1, Episode 21) HALMRK

John-Boy as a tutor to a woman too proud to admit she can't read or write. Verdie: Lynn Hamilton. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Grandpa: Will Geer. Grandma: Ellen Corby.

Tue Mar 3 7:00pm
The WaltonsThe Bicycle(Season 1, Episode 22) HALMRK

John-Boy plays John Alden for a shy blacksmith courting a starry-eyed city girl (Ivy Jones). Olivia: Michael Learned. John: Ralph Waite. Grandpa: Will Geer. Grandma: Ellen Corby.

Tue Mar 3 8:00pm
The WaltonsThe Townie(Season 1, Episode 23) HALMRK

Sissy Spacek plays John-Boy's romantic classmate, who's part tiger, part pussycat---and anxious to get married. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Ted Claypool: Nicholas Hammond. John: Ralph Waite. Widow Simmons: Allyn Ann McLerie. Olivia: Michael Learned. Theodore (more…)

Wed Mar 4 5:00am
Three's CompanyJack's Tattoo(Season 8, Episode 15) TVLAND

Janet and Furley think Jack's masking something more serious when he says he's going to the hospital for "a little minor surgery." Joyce DeWitt, Don Knotts, John Ritter, Richard Kline. Nurse Brown: Linda Hoy.

Wed Mar 4 5:30am
Three's CompanyJack Takes Off(Season 8, Episode 17) TVLAND

Jack is enchanted by his new neighbor, an art instructor, so he shows up at her class "in the flesh." Arlene: Sondra Currie. Furley: Don Knotts. Jack: John Ritter.

Wed Mar 4 6:10am
North STARZ

Rob Reiner directed this fable about an unappreciated 10-year-old (Elijah Wood) who seeks to legally divorce his parents. Bruce Willis. Belt: Jon Lovitz. Winchell: Matthew McCurley. Buckle: Alan Arkin. Barker: Richard Belzer. Grandpa: Abe Vigoda. North's M (more…)

Wed Mar 4 5:00pm
The Waltons HALMRK

A popular, long-running drama about a close-knit family in rural, Depression-era Virginia, based on the experiences of series creator and narrator Earl Hamner Jr. Sentimental and often moving, the Emmy-winning series told stories of family trials, triumphs (more…)

Wed Mar 4 6:00pm
The Waltons HALMRK

A popular, long-running drama about a close-knit family in rural, Depression-era Virginia, based on the experiences of series creator and narrator Earl Hamner Jr. Sentimental and often moving, the Emmy-winning series told stories of family trials, triumphs (more…)

Wed Mar 4 7:00pm
The WaltonsThe Journey(Season 2, Episode 1) HALMRK

The family tries to help an ailing neighbor who will die unless she can be persuaded to rest. Maggie MacKenzie: Linda Watkins. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Grandpa: Will Geer.

Wed Mar 4 8:00pm
The WaltonsThe Odyssey(Season 2, Episode 2) HALMRK

On a hike in the mountains, John-Boy encounters a sick runaway girl. Sarah: Sissy Spacek. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Granny Ketchum: Frances Williams. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Widow: Allyn Ann McLerie. Grandpa: Will (more…)

Thu Mar 5 5:00am
Three's CompanyForget Me Not(Season 8, Episode 18) TVLAND

Jack totals Janet's new car, and decides that faking a case of amnesia may save him from having a head-on collision with her. John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt. Barbara: Taaffe O'Connell. Terri: Priscilla Barnes.

Thu Mar 5 5:30am
Three's CompanyThe Heiress(Season 8, Episode 19) TVLAND

After Janet inherits a vase from a former customer, she wonders whether the deceased's nephew is interested in her---or in her "worthless" inheritance. Joyce Dewitt, John Ritter, Don Knotts.

Thu Mar 5 5:00pm
The WaltonsThe Separation(Season 2, Episode 3) HALMRK

After a childish argument, Grandma and Grandpa are threatening to separate. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Grandpa: Will Geer. John: Ralph Waite. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Olivia: Michael Learned. Mamie: Helen Kleeb. Emily: Mary Jackson. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton. Er (more…)

Thu Mar 5 6:00pm
The WaltonsThe Theft(Season 2, Episode 4) HALMRK

John is suspected of stealing from a neighbor. John: Ralph Waite. Mrs. Claybourne: Diana Webster. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Stuart Lee: Dennis Dugan. Olivia: Michael Learned. Sheriff: John Crawford. Grandpa: Will Geer. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Amelia: Janit B (more…)

Thu Mar 5 7:00pm
The WaltonsThe Roots(Season 2, Episode 5) HALMRK

The Waltons' friend, a widow, is working hard to woo a poor itinerant and his little boy. Verdie: Lynn Hamilton. Hartley: Hal Williams. Jody: Erin Blunt. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Olivia: Michael Learned. John: Ralph Waite. Ike: Joe Conley.

Thu Mar 5 8:00pm
The WaltonsThe Chicken Thief(Season 2, Episode 6) HALMRK

After he sees a friend stealing chickens, John-Boy must decide whether to tell the sheriff. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Yancy: Robert Donner. Potter: Richard O'Brien. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Erin: Mary Elizabeth McDonough. Ike: Joe Conley (more…)

Fri Mar 6 5:00am
Three's CompanyFriends and Lovers(Season 8, Episode 21) TVLAND

Terri is off to Hawaii, and Janet and Phillip are tying the knot. First of two parts. Priscilla Barnes, Joyce DeWitt, John Ritter. Minister: Henry Sutton.

Fri Mar 6 5:30am
Three's CompanyFriends and Lovers(Season 8, Episode 22) TVLAND

Conclusion. Jack has wedding plans, but Vicky declines and suggests instead that they live together. John Ritter. Bradford: Robert Mandan. Furley: Don Knotts. Larry: Richard Kline.

Fri Mar 6 5:00pm
The WaltonsThe Prize(Season 2, Episode 7) HALMRK

An old beau of Olivia's, planning to run for office, comes to be a judge at the county fair. Olivia: Michael Learned. Oscar: Peter Donat. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. John: Ralph Waite. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Grandpa: Will Geer. Emily: Mary Jackson. Mamie: Hel (more…)

Fri Mar 6 6:00pm
The WaltonsThe Braggart(Season 2, Episode 8) HALMRK

An orphan boy's boasts of an upcoming minor-league tryout are thrilling the family---except for John-Boy, who is feeling skeptical and left out. Hobie: Michael McGreevey. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Marcia: Tammi Bula. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Lear (more…)

Fri Mar 6 7:00pm
The WaltonsThe Thanksgiving Story(Season 2, Episode 10) HALMRK

Part 1 of two. Injured in a freak accident, John-Boy is covering up serious symptoms in order to study for a scholarship exam. Jenny: Sian Barbara Allen. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton. Grandpa: Wi (more…)

Fri Mar 6 8:00pm
The WaltonsThe Thanksgiving Story(Season 2, Episode 11) HALMRK

Conclusion. John-Boy is covering up serious symptoms in order to study for an exam. Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby.

Mon Mar 9 5:00pm
The WaltonsThe Fawn(Season 2, Episode 9) HALMRK

Erin becomes attached to an orphaned fawn, despite the family's insistence that the wild animal must go. Erin: Mary Elizabeth McDonough. John: Ralph Waite. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Olivia: Michael Learned. Jim-Bob: David W. Harper. Foster: Charles Tyner.

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