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Overview (4)

Born in Los 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 (20)

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.
Former 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 died in 2003.
First appeared on national television when he was one year old. In the Three's Company (1976) opening credits from seasons 6 to 8, he is seen standing next to "Janet Wood" as she is petting a goat. This was revealed by Joyce DeWitt in a special feature on a Three's Company (1976) 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. Older half-brother of Stella Ritter.
Nephew of Tom Ritter.
Close friends with Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Gabel.
Promoting his new film, Happy Endings (2005). [July 2005]
(February 16, 2017) He is engaged to his girlfriend of four years, actress Melanie Lynskey.
Played love interest to Lauren Graham in Parenthood (2010) and to Alexis Bledel in Us & Them (2013). Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel played mother and daughter in Gilmore Girls (2000).
He was on multiple episodes of Parenthood (2010), on which Ron Howard worked on as executive producer. His mother, Nancy Morgan, starred in Howard's first feature film as a director, Grand Theft Auto (1977).

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