Jonathan Southworth Ritter was born in Burbank, California, on September 17, 1948. He was the son of legendary country singer/actor Tex Ritter
and his wife, actress Dorothy Fay
. The couple married in 1941 and had their first child, Tom Ritter
, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. John was destined to follow in his parents footsteps...
“ JD's Dad Sam Dorian ” - ricker_matt
Kelli Williams was born in California on June 8, 1970. Though she had appeared in commercials since she was a baby, she was discovered by her agent at her high school play ("Romeo and Juliet"), in which she starred as Juliet opposite General Hospital
's Steve Burton
. In the early 1990s, she appeared with Tony Danza
and George C. Scott
in the stage production "Wrong Turn at Lungfish"...
“ Dr Cox love interest Kristen Murphy ” - ricker_matt
Blessed with a piercing, blue-eyed glint, brawny looks, cocky "tough guy" stance and effortless charisma, TV's Christopher Meloni has grabbed audiences' attention, male and female alike, finding breakthrough small screen stardom playing both sides of the law. Audiences first were taken in by his sexually...
“ Baby Jack's pediatrician Dr Dave Norris. ” - ricker_matt
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as having been seen as a "goody two-shoes" in her youth who was nominated for the local Harvest Queen...
“ JD's love interest Dr. Kim Briggs ” - ricker_matt
Dave Foley dropped out of an alternative high school to do stand-up comedy. He met Kevin McDonald
at an improv class and, while employed as movie ushers, they began working as a comedy team. In 1984 they merged with another team to form "The Kids in the Hall". Foley made his film debut at 22 as the lead in the Canadian film High Stakes
“ Dr Hendrick, grief counseler after Mrs Wilks dies ” - ricker_matt
Keri Russell was born in Fountain Valley, California, to Stephanie (Stephens) and David Harold Russell, an executive at Nissan Motors. She began her career on the Mickey Mouse Club in 1991. She stayed with the show until 1993. After leaving The All New Mickey Mouse Club
(where she, along with her castmates recorded an album...
“ JD love interest Melody O'Harra ” - ricker_matt
Amanda Leigh Moore was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, on April 10, 1984, to Stacy (Friedman), a former news reporter, and Don Moore, an airline pilot. During her childhood, her family moved to Orlando, Florida, where she was raised. She has Russian Jewish (from her maternal grandfather), English, and some Scottish and Irish, ancestry...
“ Accident prone JD love interest Julie Quinn ” - ricker_matt
Heather Joan Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joan (Bransfield), a schoolteacher and children's book author, and James Graham, an FBI agent. She and her sister, actress Aimee Graham
, were raised by their strictly Catholic parents. They relocated often, as a result of their father's occupation...
“ Psychiatrist and JD love interest Dr Molly Clock ” - ricker_matt
Julianne Margulies was born on June 8, 1966 in Spring Valley (near New York City), as the youngest of three daughters of Francesca (Goldberg), a teacher and dancer in American Ballet, and Paul Margulies, an advertising writer and philosopher. She is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (from Romania, Austria...
“ Malpractice attorny Neena Broderick. Had a short relationship with JD. ” - ricker_matt
Born in Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA on November 8, 1975. She got her career start at six, when she appeared on a children's game show called Child's Play
. Later, she appeared in commercials for Jell-O, McDonald's, and Crayola. She attended the Professional Children's School in New York City. Her classmates included Sarah Michelle Gellar
“ JD love interest and Jordan's sister Danni Sullivan ” - ricker_matt
Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox on June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to Phyllis Fox
(née Piper), a payroll clerk, and William Fox. His parents moved their ten-year-old son, his three sisters, Kelli Fox
, Karen, and Jacki, and his brother, Steven, to Vancouver, British Columbia...
“ Dr Kevin Casey who has severe obsessive compulsive disorder. ” - ricker_matt
Courteney Cox was born on June 15th, 1964 in Birmingham, Alabama, into an affluent Southern family. She is the daughter of Courteney (Bass) and Richard Lewis Cox (1930-2001), a businessman. She was the baby of the family with two older sisters (Virginia and Dottie) and an older brother, Richard, Jr...
“ Short lived chief of medicine at Sacred Heart Dr Taylor Maddox ” - ricker_matt
“ Plays Julie Keaton, drug rep and Dr Cox love interest. ” - ricker_matt
Brendan James Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Canadian parents Carol Mary (Genereux), a sales counselor, and Peter Fraser, a journalist and travel executive. He is of Irish, Scottish, German, Czech, and French-Canadian ancestry. As his parents frequently moved, Brendan can claim affinity with Ottawa...
“ Jordan's brother Ben Sullivan ” - ricker_matt
Amy Smart was born in Topanga Canyon, California, to Judy, who worked at a museum, and John Boden Smart, a salesman. She has German, English, and Irish ancestry. Smart was a relatively new arrival when she first gained notice for her supporting roles in the 1999 hit teen films Varsity Blues
and Outside Providence
“ Tasty Coma Wife Jamie Moyer ” - ricker_matt
“ Writer, producer, and director of the show. Makes cameo in "My finale" as a janitor. ” - ricker_matt
“ Margaret "Mama" Turk ” - ricker_matt
He symbolized the 70s American dream of success -- the former kid from the ghetto who rose to wisecracking TV superstardom. While in his element as the broadly strutting, gleamy-toothed J.J. Evans of the popular urban-styled sitcom Good Times
, Jimmie Walker lived the extremely good life. Following the series' demise...
“ Cameo as himself ” - ricker_matt
Ned was born in Dayton, Ohio to Bill and Nelle Bellamy. After spending his childhood in Joplin, Missouri, the family moved to La Jolla, California. Mark, his brother, is the U.S. Ambassador to Kenya. Anne, his sister, is president of African Travel in Los Angeles. After graduating from UCLA, Ned and classmates...
Lane Davies was born in Dalton, Georgia. Though perhaps best known for sardonic roles in television comedy and drama, during 30 years as a stage actor, Lane has performed such roles as Hamlet, Macbeth, Richard III, King Lear, Petruchio, Henry V and Cyrano de Bergerac in companies from San Diego to Providence...
“ Elliot's father Dr Simon Reid ” - ricker_matt
“ Patient Patti Miller who hallucinates hearing music in "My Musical" ” - ricker_matt
“ Patient Mrs Tanner who helps JD learn to cope and accept death. ” - ricker_matt
“ Elliot's mom Lily Ried ” - ricker_matt
“ Carla's brother Mark Espinosa ” - ricker_matt
Lee Thompson Young
Lee Thompson Young was born as the son of Velma Love and Tommy Scott Young. When he was in second grade his parents split up and he went to live with his mother. At age ten, he portrayed Dr. Martin Luther King
in a play called "A Night of Stars and Dreams". That's when Lee decided he wanted to be an actor...
“ Intern Derek ” - ricker_matt
Born in Overland Park, Kansas, Sarah moved to Mission Viejo, California, when she was 10 years old. In 1994, she secured her first role, as a series regular on Saved by the Bell: The New Class
. She then gained attention for her recurring role as "Madison Kellner" on the critically-acclaimed Warner Bros. series, Everwood
“ JD love interest Lisa the gift shop girl. ” - ricker_matt
Alexander "Sandy" Chaplin was known as Alexander Gaberman and decided to change his professional name when he got married. He and his wife, Daisy, both changed their surnames to Chaplin, a name in Daisy's family. A native New Yorker, at age six, performed in a local production of "The King and I." With the encouragement of his parents...
“ Drug seeking patient Sam Thompson ” - ricker_matt
“ Elliot love interest Jake ” - ricker_matt
“ Patient Private Brian Dancer ” - ricker_matt
Kate was born in New Jersey and spent most of her school years in Pennsylvania. As a kid she focused on playing outside in the woods and playing classical piano. In college she majored in art, focusing on painting and making puppets. She received an A.A. in Fine Arts from Keystone College. After a small stint watering banana and pineapple plants in Hawaii...
“ Ted love interest Stephanie Gooch ” - ricker_matt
“ Played Jimmy, aka Jimmy the overly touchy orderly ” - ricker_matt
“ Harvey Corman the hypochondriac. ” - ricker_matt
Aziz Ansari was born in Columbia, South Carolina, to Fatima, a medical office worker, and Shoukath, a gastroenterologist. His family is from Tamil Nadu, India. He graduated from NYU as a business major in 2004. He studied at the South Carolina governors school of science and mathematics. He previously attended the Bennetsville Academy which was in his home town...
“ Intern Ed ” - ricker_matt
“ Elliot love interest Nurse Paul Flowers ” - ricker_matt
“ Dr Hooch and, yes, he is crazy. ” - ricker_matt
“ Franklyn the lab technician ” - ricker_matt
“ JD love interest Kylie ” - ricker_matt
“ Intern Howie ” - ricker_matt
Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Bellamy is a graduate of Yale University. She also studied at Oxford University in England. In New York, she starred on Broadway as Mary in Cy Coleman
's "The Life" and also as Meg in the revival of Stephen Sondheim
's "Merrily We Roll Along". Other notable theater...
“ Dr Miller ” - ricker_matt
Nicole Sullivan studied theatre at Northwestern University, and graduated on the Deans List. After moving to LA, her career started in 1995 when she beat out many hundreds of people for a starring role on the sketch comedy show, MADtv
. The show became a big hit and Nicole was one of the breakout stars of the show...
“ Frequent patient Jill Tracy ” - ricker_matt
Michael McDonald was born and raised in Fullerton, Orange County, California. He graduated from USC with a degree in Business and became a loan officer at a bank in Los Angeles. A friend took him to see a sketch comedy/improv show at L.A.'s famous Groundling Theater, and everything changed for him. McDonald quit his job as a banker...
“ Patient with broken penis Mike Davis ” - ricker_matt
Jay Kenneth Johnson
Jay Kenneth Johnson was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. He attended Kickapoo High School and Missouri State University. During Jay's sophomore year at Missouri State, he made the move to Los Angeles and quickly landed a role on Days of Our Lives
, playing Philip Kiriakis till 2002. He went on to work with Aaron Spelling
“ Dr Matthews ” - ricker_matt
“ Dr Zeltzer ” - ricker_matt
Thomas Cavanagh was born on October 26th, 1963 in Ottawa, Ontario, the second-oldest of five children. His close-knit family moved to Ghana, Africa when Tom was six. His father educated teachers there. The family moved back to Canada before Tom started high school (which he attended in southern Quebec)...
“ JD's big brother Dan Dorian ” - ricker_matt
“ Janitor Randall Winston ” - ricker_matt
Four-time Best Actress Emmy Award winner Michael Learned was born on April 9, 1939 in Washington, D.C. The oldest of six daughters of a U.S. State Department employee, she was raised on her family's farm in Connecticut. The family moved to Austria when she was age 11, and it was while attending boarding school in England that she fell in love with the theater and decided to become an actress...
“ Patient Mrs. Wilk ” - ricker_matt
Scott Kellerman Foley (born July 15, 1972) is an American actor, director and screenwriter. Foley is known for roles in television shows such as The Unit, Felicity and Scandal, and in films such as Scream 3. He has also guest starred in series including Dawson's Creek, House, Scrubs and Grey's Anatomy.
“ Elliot love interest Sean Kelly ” - ricker_matt
Charles Rahi Chun
Rahi was born Charles Chun in New York City to parents of Korean heritage who met on a blind date whilst studying in Chicago. Raised bi-culturally in Utah, Seoul, Korea and Southern California, Rahi became a studied observer of human behavior and non-verbal communication at an early age. Thus, communication and expression...
“ Dr. Wen ” - ricker_matt
“ Mr. Sutton ” - ricker_matt
Matthew Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, to Suzanne Marie (Langford), a Canadian journalist, and John Bennett Perry
, an American actor. His ancestry includes English, Irish, German, Swiss-German, and French-Canadian. Perry was raised in Ottawa, Ontario, where he became a top-ranked junior tennis player in Canada...
“ Murray Marks ” - ricker_matt
John Bennett Perry
John Bennett Perry has enjoyed a diverse and successful career that spans over the last few decades. Born a natural entertainer in Williamstown, Massachussetts, he started a band with his brother Tony and enjoyed local success. His acting roots were firmly planted in New York where he starred in many Broadway plays and musicals...
“ Gregory Marks ” - ricker_matt
“ Dr. Johnson ” - ricker_matt
Colin Farrell is an Irish actor. He first appeared on the BBC's TV drama Ballykissangel in 1998, made his film debut in the Tim Roth-directed drama The War Zone a year later and was discovered by Hollywood when Joel Schumacher cast him in the lead in his war drama Tigerland (2000). He then starred in Schumacher's psychological thriller Phone Booth (2002) and the American thrillers S.W.A.T...
“ Billy Callahan ” - ricker_matt