John ritter on the dating game
He changed his major to Theater Arts, graduating in 1971 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama.He also studied acting with Stella Adler at the Harvey Lembeck Comedy Workshop.He was enrolled at Hollywood High School where he was student body president.After graduation from high school, he attended the University of Southern California where he majored in Psychology and minored in Architecture.John and Henry Winkler were rehearsing lines when John collapsed and died soon afterwards.John Ritter father, cowboy star Tex Ritter, John a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next to that of his Dad.He attended Hollywood High School, where he was student body president.In 1966 at the age of 18, Ritter was a contestant on The Dating Game.
Don Knotts called Ritter the "greatest physical comedian on the planet". His father, Tex Ritter, was a singing cowboy/matinee-star of German American descent, and his mother, Dorothy Fay (née Southworth), was an actress.
Pretending to be gay was the role that made John Ritter a huge star in the hit series THREE'S COMPANY and in its spin off THREE'S A CROWD.
Following in his father footsteps, John Ritter son Jason Ritter plays a gay man pretending to be straight in PERCEPTIONS.
Ritter's final films—Bad Santa, Clifford's Really Big Movie and Stanley's Dinosaur Round-Up—were all dedicated in his memory.
John Ritter was born in Burbank, California, the son of Dorothy Fay (née Southworth), an actress, and singing cowboy/matinee-star Tex Ritter.