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Mark Ritts (I) (1946–2009)

Mark Ritts was born on June 16, 1946 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Beakman's World (1992), The Real Adventures of Sherlock Jones and Proctor Watson (1987) and Storytime (1994). He was married to Teresa Parente and Nina Daniel. He died on December 7, 2009 in La Cañada Flintridge, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2007 Dante's Inferno
Gianciotto (uncredited)
 2003 In Smog and Thunder
 1998-2000 Hang Time (TV Series)
Announcer #1 & #2 / The Announcer
- Fighting for Your Dreams (2000) ... Announcer #1 & #2 (voice)
- Phenom Blues (1998) ... The Announcer (voice)
 1994 Storytime (TV Series)
Kino (puppet)
 1987 The Real Adventures of Sherlock Jones and Proctor Watson (TV Series)
Sherlock Jones
- The Case of the Unfair Science Fair (1987) ... Sherlock Jones (voice)
- The Case of the Wilted Witness (1987) ... Sherlock Jones (voice)
- The Case of Lynn's Dangerous Admirer (1987) ... Sherlock Jones (voice)
- Bad Guys Always Glow in the Dark (1987) ... Sherlock Jones (voice)
- The Case of the Wanetka Giant (1987) ... Sherlock Jones (voice)
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 2007 North Mission Road (TV Series) (1 episode)

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When he was hired for Beakman's World (1992), he thought he would be operating a puppet named Lester the Rat. He was surprised to find that he would be wearing a rat suit. See more »

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