How Did John Ritter Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

John Ritter death

The TV actor John Ritter passed away at age 54, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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?

Aortic Dissection caused John Ritter's death in 2003.

Information about the death of John Ritter
Cause of deathAortic Dissection
Age of death54 years
ProfessionTv Actor
BirthdaySeptember 17, 1948
Death dateSeptember 11, 2003
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


If I found a cure for a huge disease, while I was hobbling up onstage to accept the Nobel Prize they’d be playing the theme song from ‘Three’s Company’.

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I’ve been offered a few movies lately, but I don’t want to do a movie just for the sake of saying, ‘Oh, boy! There’s popcorn involved in this.’

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After you’ve watched your dad beat the crap out of Charlie King or some other bad guy in about forty movies, you pretty much always said, ‘Yes, sir,’ and meant it.

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One of the things about acting is you can always use your life. You have to recall how you are and how people are and how you relate.

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I met Harry Thomason when I signed on with 20th Century Fox in 1985.

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