John Ritter Celebrity Watchlist

Born into a showbiz family, this son of singer-actor-cowboy Tex Ritter 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

Died: September 11, 2003

Profession: Actor, Producer

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Jason Ritter

Jason Ritter Talks Parenthood And Remembers His Famous Dad

Jason Ritter knows how to make the most of an opportunity. When the 32-year-old actor was invited to guest star on the first season of the NBC dramedy Parenthood, he was only supposed to appear in a three-episode arc as sexy, mild-mannered high schoo… Read more

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Bad Santa Trailer Encode (Sneak Peek for 10/13)
Trailer for the movie Bad Santa. Willie (Billy Bob Thornton) is an ornery, unlikeable guy who gets a job as a mall Santa. Against his initial instinct (more…)
Suzanne Somers: John Ritter Got 'Very Mad' When I Left 'Three's Company'
Suzanne Somers talks with Marc about how John Ritter got angry when she left 'Thee's Company.'
Tyler Ritter Is Following in the Footsteps of His Late Father, John Ritter, by Starring in the New Comedy The McCarthys
Tyler grew up watching his late father, 'Three's Company' star John Ritter, and takes inspiration from his hard work.
EXCLUSIVE: Jason Ritter Shares Dad John Ritter's Most Important Advice
Jason Ritter and ET go way back, and he opened up to us about some wise words he was once given by his late father.

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Mon Nov 30 9:00am
Three's CompanyDiamond Jack(Season 7, Episode 3) TVLAND

A message left on the trio's answering machine involves Jack with diamond thieves. John Ritter. Rita: Tori Lysdahl. Tony: Antony Ponzini. Policemen: Michael Alldredge, Vincent Cobb. Janet: Joyce DeWitt.

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Mon Nov 30 9:36am
Three's CompanyExtra, Extra(Season 7, Episode 4) TVLAND

Janet's reporter friend writes a newspaper item sensationalizing the trio's living arrangement. Mrs. Tripper: Georgann Johnson. Mrs. Alden: Mina Kolb. Jack: John Ritter. Janet: Joyce DeWitt.

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Mon Nov 30 9:00pm
Bad Santa WGNA

Warped, crudely funny comedy about a boozy con artist (Billy Bob Thornton) who robs the department stores where he works as St. Nick. John Ritter is great in his last film role as a store's nervous manager. Terry Zwigoff directed.

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VIDEO: Three's Company Alums Suzanne Somers and Joyce DeWitt Reunite After 30 Years

Former Three's Companys stars Joyce DeWitt and Suzanne Somers reunited for the first time in 30 year…

Joyce DeWitt and Suzanne Somers
Keck's Exclusives: First Look at a Three's Company Reunion

Three decades after Suzanne Somers was escorted off the set of Three's Company (she asked for a sala…

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Is This the End for Two And A Half Men?

Does Two and a Half Men minus Charlie Sheen equal zero?Executives at CBS and Warner Bros. TV — who o…

Jason Ritter
Keck's Exclusives: Jason Ritter Would Consider Playing Jack Tripper if Recruited by James Franco

As I first reported last week, Oscar host and nominee James Franco is in talks with the Three's Comp…

Amy Yasbeck and daughter by Barry King/
John Ritter's Family Loses Wrongful-death Lawsuit

John Ritter's family lost their wrongful-death lawsuit against the late actor's doctors on Friday, a…

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John Ritter's Widow Testifies at Wrongful Death Trial

Amy Yasbeck sobbed through much of her testimony as she told jurors about husband John Ritter's last…


  • Birth Name: Johnathan Southworth Ritter
  • Birth Place: Burbank, California, United States
  • Birthday: September 17, 1948, Virgo
  • Died: September 11, 2003
  • Profession: Actor, Producer

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