Who are John Ritter’s children?

FAMED actor John Ritter tragically passed away on September 11, 2003, from an aortic dissection – an undetected flaw in his heart.

The beloved actor rose to fame for portraying Jack Tripper on the ABC ’70s sitcom Three’s Company.


John Ritter and his family at the premiere of the 2003 film 101 Dalmatians IICredit: Getty

Who are John Ritter’s children?

Ritter and his first wife, actress Nancy Morgan had three children together, Jason, Carly and Tyler.

The actor remarried in 1999 to actress Amy Yasbeck, with whom he had another child, Noah.

Like their parents, all four of Ritter’s children took up acting in their lives.

Jason Ritter

Jason, 41, is known for his roles 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 and Pat Rollins in Raising Dion.

However, Jason first appeared on the big screen in the opening credits of Three’s Company.

In addition, the 41-year-old actor played the recurring role of Mark Cyr in the NBC TV series Parenthood, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination.

In 2017, he starred in the TV comedy series Kevin (Probably) Saves the World.

Jason also voiced the character Ryder in Disney‘s Frozen II.

Tyler Ritter

Tyler is best known as the star of the 2014 sitcom series The McCarthys.

Tyler, 36, played the role of Ronny McCarthy, the openly gay son in a family of six.

However, before his role on the CBS sitcom, the 36-year-old was featured in guest roles on Modern Family and Grey’s Anatomy.

In 2015, Tyler portrayed Abby Sciuto’s brother in NCIS, appearing in an episode of NCIS and NCIS: New Orleans.

A year later, he was cast in the role of Detective Bill Malon on the fifth season of the CW series Arrow.


Carly, 39, has appeared in several films and TV series, including Artbound, Slice, Monsieur Ballons and Bridge School News.

In addition to acting, Carly is also a musician and released her debut album, Carly Ritter, in 2013.

Her album was a hit, as Vanguard Records offered the 39-year-old old a solo deal.

However, Carley abandoned her solo career and is now working alongside other musicians in the band B-Western.


Born September 11, 1998, Noah had a successful acting career as a child.

His breakthrough on the film took place in 2007 as part of the cast of This Is My Friend.

In 2012, the 22-year-old returned to the big screen where he appeared in the movie The Namazu.

A year later, Noah starred in the film Hannah Lost Her Smile.

From left to right, Amy Yasbeck, John Ritter, Jason and Carly


From left to right, Amy Yasbeck, John Ritter, Jason and CarlyCredit: Getty

What is the ABC documentary about John Ritter?

On Wednesday, August 25, ABC will air Superstar: John Ritter as part of a series which “examine[s] the mavericks who shaped American Culture.”

Ritter’s episode will “examine his life and influence onscreen and beyond.”

The documentary will feature interviews with Ritter’s family and several of his comedy colleagues.

“He never misses a moment,” Three’s Company co-star Suzanne Somers said in the documentary trailer, smiling at an old clip.

Ritter’s son, Jason, is also interviewed on his father’s legacy, as are Jimmy Kimmel, Henry Winkler, Kaley Cuoco and more.

Superstar: John Ritter airs on August 25 on ABC at 10pm and will stream on Hulu starting Wednesday.

Aside from Ritter, ABC will also air episodes for Whitney Houston, Kobe Bryant and Robin Williams.

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