Tex Ritter

Tex Ritter
1905 - 1974

Tex Ritter  American Actor


Woodward Maurice "Tex" Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country music singer and movie actor popular from the mid-1930s into the 1960s, and the patriarch of the Ritter family in acting (son John and grandsons Jaso...

Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship33 yrs, 7 mths
Shortest Relationship33 yrs, 7 mths
Average Relationship Length33 yrs, 7 mths
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First Name Tex
Middle Name Maurice
Last Name Ritter
Full Name at Birth Woodward Maurice Ritter
Alternative Name America's Most Beloved Cowboy, Tex, Tex Ritter
Age 68 (age at death) years
Birthday 12th January, 1905
Birthplace Murvaul, Texas, USA
Died 2nd January, 1974
Place of Death Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature Cowboy Hats
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Country Singer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame High Noon, Trouble In Texas
Music Genre (Text) Country, Western
Music Genre Country
Year(s) Active 1928–1974
Music Style Traditional Country, Cowboy
Music Mood Earthy, Autumnal, Bittersweet, Somber, Gritty, Organic, Poignant, Brooding, Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Sad, Plaintive, Rollicking, Refined/Mannered
Instrument Vocals, Guitar
Instrument (text) vocals, guitar
Record Label Columbia Records, Decca Records, Capitol Records
Official Websites www.imdb.com/name/nm0728811/
Father James Everett Ritter
Mother Martha Elizabeth Matthews
Family Member Tom Ritter (Son), John Ritter (Son), Jason Ritter (Grandson), Carly Ritter (Granddaughter), Tyler Ritter (Grandson), Stella Ritter (Grandaughter), Nancy Morgan (Ex-Daughter-in-law), Amy Yasbeck (Daughter-in-law)
Favorite Accessories Cowboy Hats, Guitars
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Tex Ritter68 CapricornActor
Dorothy Fay88 AriesActress
Denise Parker42 SagittariusSports Star


Tom Matthews
Male8th January, 194769 years old
John Southworth
Male17th September, 194867 years old


Sing a Country Song1973 Movie
The Marshal of Windy Hollow1972 Windy Hollow Mayor Movie
What Am I Bid?1967 Tex Ritter Movie
Girl from Tobacco Row1966 Reverend E.F. Bolton Movie
The Drifter1965 Tex Movie
Shotgun Slade1959 The Marshal TV Show
The Rebel1959 Marshall TV Show
Trooper Hook1957 Title Song Singer (voice) Movie
Zane Grey Theater1956 Reydo - Balladeer TV Show
Apache Ambush1955 Traeger Movie
The First Bad Man1955 Narrator (voice) Short Film
Studio 571954 Singer TV Show
The Marshal's Daughter1953 Background Singer (singing voice) Movie
Holiday Rhythm1950 Tex Ritter Movie
Enemy of the Law1945 Tex Haines Movie
Flaming Bullets1945 Tex Haines Movie
Marked for Murder1945 Tex Haines Movie
Frontier Fugitives1945 Tex Haines Movie
Three in the Saddle1945 Tex Haines Movie
Gangsters of the Frontier1944 Tex Haines Movie
Cowboy Canteen1944 Tex Coulter Movie
Dead or Alive1944 Tex Haines aka Idaho Kid Movie
Marshal of Gunsmoke1944 Marshal Ward Bailey Movie
Oklahoma Raiders1944 Steve Nolan Movie
The Whispering Skull1944 Tex Haines Movie
The Lone Star Trail1943 Fargo Steele Movie
Arizona Trail1943 Johnny Trent Movie
Cheyenne Roundup1943 Steve Rawlins Movie
Frontier Badmen1943 Jerry Kimball - Cattle Buyer (uncredited) Movie
Raiders of San Joaquin1943 Gil Blake Movie
Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground1943 Bob Courtney Movie
Deep in the Heart of Texas1942 Brent Gordon Movie
The Devil's Trail1942 Marshal Tex Martin Movie
The Old Chisholm Trail1942 Montana Smith Movie
Bullets for Bandits1942 Sheriff Tex Martin Movie
Little Joe, the Wrangler1942 Sheriff Bob Brewster Movie
The Lone Star Vigilantes1942 Tex Martin Movie
North of the Rockies1942 Tex Martin Movie
Prairie Gunsmoke1942 Tex Terrell Movie
Vengeance of the West1942 California Ranger Captain Lake Movie
King of Dodge City1941 Tex Rawlings Movie
Ridin' the Cherokee Trail1941 Texas Ranger Lieutenant Tex Ritter Movie
The Pioneers1941 Tex Ritter Movie
Roaring Frontiers1941 Tex Martin (Tex Riley in credits) Movie
Rainbow Over the Range1940 Tex Reed Movie
Take Me Back to Oklahoma1940 Tex Lawton Movie
The Golden Trail1940 Tex Roberts Movie
Roll Wagons Roll1940 Tex Masters Movie
Arizona Frontier1940 Tex Movie
The Cowboy from Sundown1940 Sheriff Tex Rockett Movie
Pals of the Silver Sage1940 Tex Wright Movie
Rhythm of the Rio Grande1940 Tex Regan Movie
Rolling Home to Texas1940 Tex Reed Movie
Riders of the Frontier1939 Tex Lowry Movie
Down the Wyoming Trail1939 Tex Yancey Movie
The Man from Texas1939 Tex Allen Movie
Rollin' Westward1939 Tex Ramsey Movie
Sundown on the Prairie1939 Tex Movie
Westbound Stage1939 Tex Wallace Movie
Rollin' Plains1938 Tex Lawrence Movie
The Utah Trail1938 Tex Stewart, posing as the Pecos Kid Movie
Where the Buffalo Roam1938 Tex Houston Movie
Frontier Town1938 Tex Lansing, alias Tex Rawlins Movie
Starlight Over Texas1938 Tex Newman Movie
Song of the Buckaroo1938 Texas Dan Movie
Arizona Days1937 Tex Malinson Movie
Hittin' the Trail1937 Tex Randall Movie
Sing, Cowboy, Sing1937 Tex Archer Movie
Tex Rides with the Boy Scouts1937 Tex Collins Movie
The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen1937 Tex Martin Movie
Trouble in Texas1937 Tex Masters Movie
Riders of the Rockies1937 Tex Rand Movie
Headin' for the Rio Grande1936 Tex Saunders Movie
Song of the Gringo1936 Tex Movie
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