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John Ritter

John Ritter

Born in Burbank, California, USA on 17th September 1948. Died in 2003 aged 54 years old.
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John Ritter was an actor with a career spanning 39 years, from 1971 to 2010, starting at the age of 23. His first film was The Barefoot Executive and his last film was Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy. A lot of his work was in the Comedy and Drama genres.

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy poster Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy 2010 4h
Clifford's Really Big Movie poster Clifford's Really Big Movie 2004 1h 14m G
Bad Santa poster Bad Santa 2003 1h 32m
Manhood poster Manhood 2003 1h 22m R
Tadpole poster Tadpole 2002 1h 18m PG-13
Terror Tract poster Terror Tract 2000 1h 36m
Panic poster Panic 2000 1h 28m R
TripFall poster TripFall 2000 1h 31m
Bride of Chucky poster Bride of Chucky 1998 1h 29m R
Loss of Faith poster Loss of Faith 1998 1h 33m
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died poster I Woke Up Early the Day I Died 1998 1h 30m
Shadow of Doubt poster Shadow of Doubt 1998 1h 43m
Montana poster Montana 1998 1h 36m R
Hacks poster Hacks 1997 1h 33m
Nowhere poster Nowhere 1997 1h 18m R
A Child's Wish poster A Child's Wish 1997 1h 36m
Mercenary poster Mercenary 1996 1h 42m
Midnight Pulp
Sling Blade poster Sling Blade 1996 2h 15m
Unforgivable poster Unforgivable 1996 1h 35m NR
North poster North 1994 1h 27m PG
The Only Way Out 1993 -
Stay Tuned poster Stay Tuned 1992 1h 27m PG
Noises Off... poster Noises Off... 1992 1h 41m PG-13
Problem Child 2 poster Problem Child 2 1991 1h 30m PG-13
It poster It 1990 3h 12m R
Problem Child poster Problem Child 1990 1h 21m PG
Mickey's 60th Birthday poster Mickey's 60th Birthday 1988 45m
Real Men poster Real Men 1987 1h 25m PG-13
The Last Fling poster The Last Fling 1987 1h 35m PG
Letting Go poster Letting Go 1985 1h 44m
Sunset Limousine poster Sunset Limousine 1983 1h 32m
The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show poster The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show 1982 1h
The Flight of Dragons poster The Flight of Dragons 1982 1h 36m NR
Hero at Large poster Hero at Large 1980 1h 38m PG
Americathon poster Americathon 1979 1h 26m PG
Ringo poster Ringo 1978 45m
Leave Yesterday Behind poster Leave Yesterday Behind 1978 1h 40m
The Prisoner of Second Avenue poster The Prisoner of Second Avenue 1975 1h 38m PG
The Other poster The Other 1972 1h 48m PG
Evil Roy Slade poster Evil Roy Slade 1972 1h 37m
The Barefoot Executive poster The Barefoot Executive 1971 1h 36m G

Regularly Credited With

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Tom Arnold
3 films together
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Lauren Tom
3 films together
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Bruce Willis
2 films together
Kurt Russell's profile
Kurt Russell
2 films together
Billy Bob Thornton's profile
Billy Bob Thornton
2 films together
Carrie Fisher's profile
Carrie Fisher
2 films together
Kevin Bacon's profile
Kevin Bacon
2 films together
Elijah Wood's profile
Elijah Wood
2 films together
Laura Harris's profile
Laura Harris
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
24% Comedy
+ 96 more
His Top Years
13% 1998
+ 23 more
Top Character Types
100% Cop
Role Type
100% Support

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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John Ritter FAQ

How old was John Ritter when he died?

54 years old.

When was John Ritter born?

17th September 1948

Where was John Ritter born?

Burbank, California, USA

Has John Ritter won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has John Ritter won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is John Ritter?

He was Caucasian.