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Comedy TV and movie actor who played Jack Tripper on the sitcom Three’s Company and Paul Hennessy on 8 Simple Rules. He is the son of country music singer Tex Ritter and is also known for his roles in Bad Santa, Panic, Tadpole, and Bride of Chucky.
He had three children, Jason, Tyler and Carly, with his first wife, actress Nancy Morgan. His second wife, actress Amy Yasbeck, appeared as his on-screen love interest in the Problem Child films.
How did John Ritter die?
John Ritter's death was caused by Aortic Dissection.
|Cause of death||Aortic Dissection|
|Age of death||54 years|
|Birthday||September 17, 1948|
|Death date||September 11, 2003|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Once during a taping there was an actor who kept blowing his lines. It happened again and again. Finally Norman Fell came out-he wasn’t even in that scene. But Norman came out and you know what he did? He killed the guy with a hammer.John Ritter
I was the class clown, but I was also student body president in high school.John Ritter
Dad didn’t wear the guns unless a report card came in that he didn’t particularly dig.John Ritter
Me a TV star? I’ve got to be the luckiest guy in the world.John Ritter
The thing that is so touching about – I can come right up and call him Mr. Simon. The thing that’s great about Mr. Simon is he really uses the audience as a partner, and they tell him what’s working and what’s not. So he’s always working on a play.John Ritter