John Ritter vs Robin Williams

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Actor
American stand-up comedian
Net worth 2018
$130 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Voice Actors
Burbank
Residence
Chicago
United States
Country
United States
17/09/1948
BirthDay
21/07/1951
September 11, 2003
Died On
August 11, 2014
University of Southern California, 1966 - Hollywood High School
Education
Detroit Country Day School, Redwood High School, Claremont McKenna College
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2003

His final film, ‘Bad Santa’ (2003), was dedicated to him posthumously

2000

From 2000–2003, he lent his voice to the title character in ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’

1993

He also starred in many television movies such as ‘Heartbeat’ (1993), ‘Gramps’ and ‘The Colony’ (1995), and ‘It Came from the Sky’ (1999)

1992

From 1992–1995, he acted in television series ‘Hearts Afire’ as John Hartman, an aide to a US Senator

1989

In the same period, he acted in a number of films like ‘Skin Deep’ (1989), ‘Problem Child’ (1990), ‘Problem Child 2’ (1991), ‘Noises Off’ (1992), and ‘Sling Blade’ (1996)

1987

As ‘Detective Harry Hooperman’ in ‘Hooperman’ (1987), he owns an apartment building and employs ‘Susan Smith’ to manage it

1978

In between ‘Three’s Company’, he also acted in television movie ‘Ringo’ (1978), appeared in movies such as ‘Americathon’ (1979), ‘Hero at Large’ (1980), and ‘They All Laughed’ (1981), and lent his voice in ‘Flight of Dragons’ (1982)

1976

In 1976, he started acting in ABC sitcom ‘Three's Company’ which ran for 174 episodes (1977–1984); in the role of ‘Jack Tripper’ he became immensely popular

1971

His debut film was ‘The Barefoot Executive’ (1971)

1970

After graduation, he debuted on TV as a campus rebel in ‘Dan August’ (1970)

1968

While still in college (1968 – 1969), he travelled to Holland, Scotland, England and Germany to act in plays

1965

He first appeared on TV as a contestant on ‘The Dating Game’ (1965)

1948

John Ritter was born on September 17, 1948, in Burbank, California, to Tex Ritter and Dorothy Fay

2014

He died suddenly in 2014; some of his movies like ‘Merry Friggin’ Christmas’ and ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ are scheduled for posthumous release

2011

His third marriage was to graphic designer Susan Schneider in 2011

2002

The success of his career continued well into the new millennium where he performed in movies such as ‘One Hour Photo’ (2002), ‘Robots’ (2005), ‘License to Wed’ (2007), and ‘Old Dogs’ (2009)

1997

He was best known for his role as a therapist in the 1997 drama film ‘Good Will Hunting’ which was both a critical and commercial success

1993

Doubtfire’ (1993) in which he pretends to be a woman so that he can be closer to the kids he has with his ex-wife

1989

In 1989, he appeared in the drama film ‘Dead Poets Society’ which was about the story of an English teacher in a conservative academy who inspires his students by teaching them poetry

1987

He portrayed a radio DJ on Armed Forces Radio Service in the 1987 war comedy film, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’, a movie in which his character was loosely based on the life of radio DJ Adrian Cronauer

1984

More roles soon followed and in 1984 he found himself playing the role of Vladimir Ivanoff in the comedy-drama ‘Moscow on the Hudson’ for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

1979

In 1979, he gave a live comedy show at the Copacabana in New York, ‘Reality… What a Concept’ the recording of which won him a Grammy Award

1978

The American sitcom ‘Mork & Mindy’ was first broadcast in 1978 featuring Robin as Mork the Alien from the planet Ork

1977

Even though he had made his big screen debut in 1977 with the comedy movie, ‘Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses?’, it wasn’t until 1980 that he got his first big break with ‘Popeye’ in which he played Popeye the Sailor Man

1973

He had a penchant for acting from a young age and won a full scholarship to attend the esteemed Juilliard School in New York City in 1973

1970

He began his career performing stand up comedy shows during the 1970s

1969

As a teenager he attended Redwood High School from where he graduated in 1969