Jason Ritter is an American actor and producer. He is best known for starring as Kevin Girardi in the television series Joan of Arcadia, Ethan Haas in The Class, Sean Walker in the NBC series The Event, Dipper Pines in Gravity Falls, Pat Rollins in Raising Dion, and Kevin Finn in the TV comedy series Kevin (Probably) Saves the World. Ritter’s other notable works include Another Period, Girls, Drunk History, Undressed, Quest, Weasel Town, Skylanders Academy, and A Million Little Things.
Born Jason Morgan Ritter on February 17, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, he is the son of late actor John Ritter and actress Nancy Morgan. Ritter completed his schooling from Crossroads School in Santa Monica, and graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied at the Atlantic Theatre Company. He also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. From October 1999 to 2013, Ritter was in a relationship with Scottish actress, producer, director, and writer Marianna Palka. He got engaged to his girlfriend of four years, actress Melanie Lynskey, on February 16, 2017. They have a daughter together.
Jason Ritter Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 17 February 1980
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Name: Jason Morgan Ritter
Nickname: Jace the Ace from Outer Space
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Actor, Producer
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Jason Ritter Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 170 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 77 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 9″
Height in Meters: 1.75 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: 10.5 (US)
Jason Ritter Family Details:
Father: John Ritter (Actor and Comedian)
Mother: Nancy Morgan (Actress)
Spouse/Wife: Melanie Lynskey (engaged)
Children: Daughter (b. December 2018)
Siblings: Tyler Ritter (Younger Brother) (Actor), Stella Ritter (Half-Sister), Carly Ritter (Sister)
Others: Amy Yasbeck (Stepmother) (Actress), Tex Ritter (Paternal Grandfather) (Singer and Actor), Dorothy Fay Southworth (Paternal Grandmother) (Actress), Samuel Asa Leland Morgan (Maternal Grandfather), Marjorie Greenfield (Maternal Grandmother)
Partner: Melanie Lynskey (2020–), Melanie Lynskey (1999–2013)
Jason Ritter Education:
Crossroads School, Santa Monica
New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London
Jason Ritter Facts:
*Born on February 17, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, his ancestry includes German, English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, French, and Dutch.
*He attended high school and became college roommates with actor Simon Helberg.
*He received an Emmy Award nomination for his role in Parenthood.
*He is the founding member of the New York City-based Irreputable Theater Company.
*He is close friends with Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Gabel.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.