Ritter, Jason 1980–

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RITTER, Jason 1980–


Born February 17, 1980, in Los Angeles, CA; son of John Ritter (an actor) and Nancy Morgan (an actress); grandson of Tex Ritter (a country singer and actor) and Dorothy Fay Ritter (an actress). Education: Graduated from New York University, 2002; attended Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London.

Addresses: Agent—Endeavor, 270 Lafayette St., Suite 605, New York, NY 10012 and 9701 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—The Burstein Company, 15304 Sunset Blvd., Suite 208, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.

Career: Actor. The Irreputable Theater Company, New York City, founding member. Nickname is Jace the Ace from Outer Space. Appeared in the opening credits sequence for the television series Three's Company, ABC, during the 1980s.

Awards, Honors: Teen Choice Award nomination, choice breakout male television star, 2004, for Joan of Arcadia; Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award nomination, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, 2004, for Freddy vs. Jason; named to the "must list," Entertainment Weekly, 2004.


Television Appearances; Series:

Allan, Undressed (also known as MTV's "Undressed"), MTV, 2000.

Kevin Girardi, Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2003—.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Harry Neal Baum, The Dreamer of Oz (also known as The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story), CBS, 1990.

Who's Your Momma?, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

John Ritter Remembered (documentary), VH1, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The Fifth Annual Family Television Awards, The WB, 2003.

Presenter, The Fifth Annual Latin Grammy Awards, CBS, 2004.

Himself, The Teen Choice Awards 2004, 2004.

Himself, The 30th Annual People's Choice Awards, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Nick Simms, "Teenage Wasteland," Law & Order, NBC, 2001.

Buddy Griffin, "My Brother's Keeper," Hack, CBS, 2002.

Billy Baker, "Dominance," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2003.

Himself, "Episode 44," The New Tom Green Show, MTV, 2003.

"Players Halloweenie Televizzie," Player$, 2003.

Himself, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, Fox Sports, 2004.

Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, multiple episodes in 2004.

Himself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2004.

Himself, The View, ABC, 2004.

Himself, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, multiple episodes in 2004.

Film Appearances:

Martin Brockett, Mumford, Buena Vista, 1999.

Voice of Jack, Earth Day (short film), Honanny, 2000.

Paul, PG, 2002.

Randy, Swimfan (also known as [email protected] and Tell Me You Love Me), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2002.

Josh, Smash the Kitty, DASH Productions, 2003.

Will Rollins, Freddy vs. Jason, New Line Cinema, 2003.

Paul Fletcher, Raise Your Voice, New Line Cinema, 2004.

Clancy Whitfield, Our Very Own, GADA Films, 2005.

Otis, Happy Endings, Lions Gate Films, 2005.

Michael, Perceptions, c. 2005.

Some sources cite an appearance in The Real Story of O Christmas Tree, Golden Book Video, 1992.

Film Work:

Associate producer, The 1 Second Film, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

The Beginning of August, Atlantic Theater, New York City, 2000.

It's a Fantastic Morning, Under Time Cafe, Fez, The Irreputable Theater Company, New York City, 2001.

Tim, The Distance from Here, Almeida at King's Cross, London, 2002.

Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams, New York International Fringe Festival, New York City, 2002.

Appeared in productions of The Irreputable Theater Company, New York City.