John Ritter Biography (1948-2003)



Full name, Johnathan Southworth Ritter; born September 17, 1948, in Burbank,CA; died September 11, 2003, in Los Angeles, California, of a heart problem;son of Tex (a country and western singer) and Dorothy Fay (an actress; maidenname, Southworth) Ritter; married Nancy Karen Morgan (an actress), October 16, 1977 (divorced); married Amy Yasbeck (an actress), on September 18, 1999;children: Jason, Tyler, Carly (first marriage). Career: Actor. Adam Productions, partner with Robert Myman, 1984--. Member: Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, United Cerebral Palsy Association (member of board of directors). Awards, Honors: Honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the 1768th, next to his father's; Emmy Award nominations, best actor in a comedy series, 1977 and 1980, Emmy Award, best actor in a comedy series, and Golden Globe Award, best actor in a television comedy series, both 1984, all for Three's Company; Los Angeles Area Emmy Award, best co-host, 1986, for Superfest: A Celebration of Ability; Emmy Award nomination, best actor in a comedy series, 1987, and People's Choice Award, best male performer in a new television program, Proctor & Gamble Productions, 1988, bothfor Hooperman. Addresses: Office: c/o Robert Myman, 11777 SanVicente Blvd., No. 880, Los Angeles, CA 90049-5011.; Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Contact: 15030 Ventura Blvd., Suite 806, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
September 17, 1948
Burbank, California, United States
Death Details
September 11, 2003
Los Angeles, California, United States

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