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John Ritter

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Also Known As: Died: September 11, 2003
Born: September 17, 1948 Cause of Death: Heart Failure
Birth Place: Burbank, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


In 1980, Ritter and his mother Dorothy were the forces behind a company manufacturing Ritter Frozen Custard Desserts. They later opened a string of ice cream parlors in California.

"Even 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 There's Company"-Ritter Biography September 2002

"He's trying to keep his kids safe," Ritter says of his TV character, Paul Hennessy, "and he's overly worried and overly protective and he doesn't trust any teenaged boy alive, except his son."---Ritter on playing a father in his new sitcom "8 Rules for Dating My Teenaged Daughter" People August 28, 2002

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