John Ritter

17 Sep 1948 - 11 Sep 2003

Actor

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.

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Filmography (47 titles)

(movie, 2004)
···Clifford's Really Big Movie
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Clifford)
(movie, 2003)
···Bad Santa
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Bob Chipeska)
(movie, 2003)
···Manhood
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Eli)
(movie, 2002)
···Tadpole
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Stanley Grubman)
(movie, 2002)
···Man of the Year
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Bill)
(movie, 2000)
···Panic
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Josh Parks)
(series, 2000)
···Clifford the Big Red Dog
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Clifford the Big Red Dog (2000-2003))
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Christian Therapist)
(movie, 2000)
···Terror Tract
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bob Carter (segment "Make Me An Offer"))
(movie, 1999)
···Holy Joe
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Joe Cass)
(movie, 1999)
···It Came from the Sky
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Donald Bridges)
(movie, 1999)
···Lethal Vows
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. David Farris)
(movie, 1998)
···Bride of Chucky
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Chief Warren Kincaid)
(movie, 1998)
···Chance of a Lifetime
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Tom Maguire)
(movie, 1998)
···Dead Husbands
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Carter Elston)
(movie, 1997)
···A Child's Wish
Genre: Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Ed Chandler)
(movie, 1997)
···Dead Man's Gun
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Harry McDonacle (segment "The Great McDonacle"))
(movie, 1996)
···Sling Blade
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Vaughan Cunningham)
(movie, 1996)
···Mercenary
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jonas Ambler)
(movie, 1996)
···Unforgivable
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Paul Hegstrom)
(movie, 1995)
···Gramps
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Clarke MacGruder)
(movie, 1995)
···The Colony
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Rick Knowlton)
(movie, 1993)
···The Only Way Out
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jeremy Carlisle)
(movie, 1992)
···Stay Tuned
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Roy Knable)
(movie, 1992)
···Noises Off...
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Garry Lejeune · Roger Tramplemain)
(movie, 1991)
···Problem Child 2
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ben Healy)
(movie, 1991)
···The Summer My Father Grew Up
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Paul)
(movie, 1990)
···Stephen King's It
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Horror
Role: Actor (as Benjamin Hascom)
(movie, 1990)
···Problem Child
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ben)
(movie, 1990)
···The Dreamer of Oz
Genre: Drama, Family, Biography
Role: Actor (as L. Frank Baum)
(movie, 1989)
···My Brother's Wife
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Barney)
(movie, 1989)
···Skin Deep
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Zach)
(movie, 1987)
···Real Men
Genre: Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Bob Wilson)
(movie, 1987)
···The Last Fling
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Phillip Reed)
(movie, 1986)
···A Smoky Mountain Christmas
Genre: Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Judge Harold Benton)
(movie, 1986)
···Unnatural Causes
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Frank Coleman)
(movie, 1985)
···Letting Go
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Alex)
(movie, 1984)
···Love Thy Neighbor
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Danny Loeb)
(movie, 1983)
···Sunset Limousine
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Alan O'Black)
(movie, 1982)
···In Love with an Older Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Robert)
(movie, 1982)
···Pray TV
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tom McPherson)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 1981)
···They All Laughed
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Charles Rutledge)
(movie, 1980)
···Hero at Large
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Steve Nichols)
(movie, 1980)
···The Comeback Kid
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Role: Actor (as Bubba Newman)
(movie, 1978)
···Leave Yesterday Behind
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Paul Stallings)
(movie, 1976)
···Nickelodeon
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Franklin Frank)