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Jason Ritter Biography

Jason Ritter stars in Joan Of Arcadia.
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Birthdate: February 17, 1980

Jason Ritter's Hollywood Heritage

Jason Ritter is the grandson of country singer Dorothy Faye and western film star, Tex Ritter, who also played the voices of many characters on the classic cartoon Tom and Jerry. Jason Ritter's father is actor John Ritter, who rose to stardom playing Jack Tripper in the '70s comedy Three's Company. John Ritter died in September 2003 on the set of his latest hit show, 8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter.

Jason Ritter Gets His Start

With his celebrity upbringing, Jason Ritter was destined to end up a star. Jason Ritter's acting debut was a family affair - when Jason Ritter was ten, he played Harry Neil Baum in the TV movie The Dreamer of Oz. The movie starred both of Jason Ritter's parents. Jason Ritter then went on to appear in movies like Swimfan and the 2003 horror epic Freddy vs. Jason. Jason Ritter also stars in the new TV series Joan of Arcadia.

Jason Ritter - Did U know?

  • Jason Ritter's nickname is Jace the Ace from Outer Space.
  • Jason Ritter is a founding member of The Irreputable Theater Company in New York City.
  • Jason Ritter graduated from New York University and also studied at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.

    Jason Ritter Says....

    "If I ever had to deal with Jason, I'd just run away and get on a plane and get out of there. Freddy is in your mind - there's no escaping him. "

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