Comedy TV and movie actor who played Jack Tripper on the sitcom Three's Company and Paul Hennessy on 8 Simple Rules. He is the son of country music singer Tex Ritter and is also known for his roles in Bad Santa, Panic, Tadpole, and The Bride of Chucky.
At age eighteen, he made a minor appearance as a contestant on The Dating Game.
After his death, fans and fellow actors regarded him as the greatest physical comedian on the planet.
He was in a 1970 episode of Dan August, which starred Burt Reynolds.