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.

Birth Details
September 17, 1948
Burbank, California, United States
Death Details
September 11, 2003
Los Angeles, California, United States

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