Mostly Credited As: John Ritter Birth Name: Jonathan Southworth Ritter Date Of Birth: September 17, 1948 (Age 54) Country Of Birth: USA Birth Place: Burbank, California Date Of Death: September 11, 2003 Cause Of Death: Aortic Dissection Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)
John Ritter was best known for his role as Jack Tripper in the hit TV show, "Three's Company". Ritter was a master of the arts in movies, TV roles, and in the theater. He came back to TV in the 1990's in the show "Hearts Afire" and made his final comeback in the ABC sitcom "8 Simple Rules" where he played the role of Paul Hennessy in the first season and early part of the second. Sadly he died on September 11, 2003 from complications with an aorta surgery.