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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 17 February 1980Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameJason Morgan Ritter
Nickname Jace the Ace from Outer Space
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Co-creator of "Morning Knight, Inc." with actress/writer/director Marianna Palka. His theater credits include Wendy Wasserstein's "Third" directed by Daniel Sullivan (Lincoln Center, NYC), Neil LaBute's "The Distance From Here" directed by David Leveaux (Almeida at King's Cross, London) and Tom Donaghy's "The Beginning of August" directed by Neil Pepe (The Atlantic Theater Company, NYC).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: A. Nonny Mouse

Trivia (18)

Jason graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he studied at the Atlantic Theatre Company.
Son of late actor, John Ritter and actress, Nancy Morgan.
Grandson of Tex Ritter and Dorothy Fay.
In Mumford (1999), he played the son of Ted Danson. In Joan of Arcadia (2003), he played the son of Danson's wife, Mary Steenburgen.
Stepson of Amy Yasbeck.
Boyfriend of actress Marianna Palka
Received the script of the Joan of Arcadia (2003) episode "Death Be Not Whatever" on September 11, 2003, the day his father John Ritter died. It originally aired on November 7, 2003, only two days after the death of his paternal grandmother, Dorothy Fay.
He and his Joan of Arcadia (2003) co-star Chris Marquette also starred together in Freddy vs. Jason (2003) and The Education of Charlie Banks (2007).
Older half-brother of Stella Ritter.
Jason's father, grandmother and grandfather (on his mother's side) all sadly died in 2003.
First appeared on national television when he was one years old. In the Three's Company (1977) opening credits from Seasons 6-8, he is seen standing next to "Janet Wood" as she is petting a goat. This was revealed by Joyce DeWitt on a special feature on a Three's Company (1977) DVD set.
BFA in Drama - New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (2002).
Cousin of Joseph Potts who is a coach in Kansas City Royals organization.
Older brother of Carly Ritter and Tyler Ritter.
Nephew of Tom Ritter.
Close friends with Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Gabel.
Promoting his new film, Happy Endings (2005). [July 2005]
Played love interest to Lauren Graham in Parenthood and also plays love interest to Alexis Bledel in Us and Them. Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel played mother and daughter in Gilmore Girls.

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