Tex Ritter

Tex Ritter
1905 - 1974
Tex Ritter  American Actor

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Tex Ritter was previously married to Dorothy Fay (1941 - 1974).


American Actor Tex Ritter was born Woodward Maurice Ritter on 12th January, 1905 in Murvaul, Texas, USA and passed away on 2nd Jan 1974 Nashville, Tennessee, USA aged 68. He is most remembered for High Noon, Trouble In Texas. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Tex Ritter is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American actor-politicians.


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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
Birthday 12th January, 1905
Birthplace Murvaul, Texas, USA
Died 2nd January, 1974
Place of Death Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches, Jefferson County, Texas, USA
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, 1928–1973
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, Columbia, Decca, Capitol
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

Woodward Maurice "Tex" Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country music singer and actor popular from the mid 1930s into the 1960s, and the patriarch of the Ritter acting family (son John, grandsons Jason and Tyler, and granddaughter Carly). He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Tex Ritter68 CapricornActor
Dorothy Fay88 AriesActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Tom MatthewsMale8th January, 194777 years oldDorothy Fay
John SouthworthMale17th September, 194875 years oldDorothy Fay


Sing a Country Song1973Movie
The Marshal of Windy Hollow1972Windy Hollow MayorMovie
What Am I Bid?1967Tex RitterMovie
Nashville Rebel1966Tex RitterMovie
Girl from Tobacco Row1966Reverend E.F. BoltonMovie
The Drifter1965TexTV Show
Shotgun Slade1959The MarshalTV Show
The Rebel1959MarshallTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956BalladeerTV Show
Apache Ambush1955TraegerMovie
The First Bad Man1955Narrator / Dinosaur Dan (voice)Short Film
Studio 571954SingerTV Show
The Marshal's Daughter1953Background Singer (singing voice)Movie
Holiday Rhythm1950Tex RitterMovie
Enemy of the Law1945Tex HainesMovie
Flaming Bullets1945Tex HainesMovie
Marked for Murder1945Tex HainesMovie
Frontier Fugitives1945Tex HainesMovie
Three in the Saddle1945Tex HainesMovie
Gangsters of the Frontier1944Tex HainesMovie
Cowboy Canteen1944Tex CoulterMovie
Dead or Alive1944Tex Haines aka Idaho KidMovie
Marshal of Gunsmoke1944Marshal Ward BaileyMovie
Oklahoma Raiders1944Steve NolanMovie
The Whispering Skull1944Tex HainesMovie
The Lone Star Trail1943Fargo SteeleMovie
Arizona Trail1943Johnny TrentMovie
Cheyenne Roundup1943Steve RawlinsMovie
Frontier Badmen1943Jerry Kimball - Cattle BuyerMovie
Raiders of San Joaquin1943Gil BlakeMovie
Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground1943Bob CourtneyMovie
Deep in the Heart of Texas1942Brent GordonMovie
The Devil's Trail1942Marshal Tex MartinMovie
The Old Chisholm Trail1942Montana SmithMovie
Bullets for Bandits1942Sheriff Tex MartinMovie
Little Joe, the Wrangler1942Sheriff Bob BrewsterMovie
The Lone Star Vigilantes1942Tex MartinMovie
North of the Rockies1942Tex MartinMovie
Prairie Gunsmoke1942Tex TerrellMovie
Vengeance of the West1942Capt. Tex LakeMovie
King of Dodge City1941Tex RawlingsMovie
Ridin' the Cherokee Trail1941Texas Ranger Lt. Tex RitterMovie
The Pioneers1941Tex RitterMovie
Roaring Frontiers1941Tex Martin (Tex Rawlings in credits)Movie
Rainbow Over the Range1940Marshal Tex ReedMovie
Take Me Back to Oklahoma1940Tex LawtonMovie
The Golden Trail1940Tex RobertsMovie
Roll Wagons Roll1940Tex MastersMovie
Arizona Frontier1940Tex WhitedeerMovie
The Cowboy from Sundown1940Sheriff Tex RockettMovie
Pals of the Silver Sage1940Tex WrightMovie
Rhythm of the Rio Grande1940Tex ReganMovie
Rollin' Home to Texas1940Tex ReedMovie
Riders of the Frontier1939Tex Lowry posing as Ed CarterMovie
Down the Wyoming Trail1939Tex YanceyMovie
The Man from Texas1939Tex AllenMovie
Rollin' Westward1939Tex RamseyMovie
Sundown on the Prairie1939TexMovie
Westbound Stage1939Tex WallaceMovie
Ted's Typewriter1939Pet (voice)Short Film
Rollin' Plains1938Tex LawrenceMovie
Utah Trail1938Tex Stewart - posing as the Pecos KidMovie
Where the Buffalo Roam1938Tex HoustonMovie
Frontier Town1938Tex Lansing, alias Tex RawlinsMovie
Starlight Over Texas1938Tex NewmanMovie
Song of the Buckaroo1938Texas DanMovie
Arizona Days1937Tex MalinsonMovie
Hittin' the Trail1937Tex RandallMovie
Sing, Cowboy, Sing1937Tex ArcherMovie
Tex Rides with the Boy Scouts1937Tex CollinsMovie
The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen1937Tex MartinMovie
Trouble in Texas1937Tex MastersMovie
Riders of the Rockies1937Tex RandMovie
Headin' for the Rio Grande1936Tex SaundersMovie
Song of the Gringo1936TexMovie
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