Jimmy Ritz (I) (1904–1985)

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Jimmy Ritz was born on October 21, 1904 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Samuel Joachim. He was an actor and writer, known for Behind the Eight Ball (1942), Straight Place and Show (1938) and Kentucky Moonshine (1938). He was married to Judy Lee and Ruth Hilliard. He died on November 17, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Behind the Eight Ball Jimmy Jester
Kentucky Moonshine Jimmy Ritz
Sing, Baby, Sing Jimmy Ritz


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 1976 Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood
Cleaning Woman (uncredited)
 1975 Blazing Stewardesses
 1961 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #15.7 (1961) ... Comedian
 1943 Never a Dull Moment
Jimmy - One of The Three Funny Bubbies (as The Ritz Brothers)
 1943 Hi'Ya Chum
Merry Madcap Jimmy
 1942 Behind the Eight Ball
Jimmy Jester
 1940 Argentine Nights
 1939 Pack Up Your Troubles
Jimmy Ritz - The Ritz Brothers (uncredited)
 1939 The Gorilla
 1939 The Three Musketeers
2nd Lackey (as The Ritz Brothers)
 1938 Straight Place and Show
Jimmy Ritz
 1938 Kentucky Moonshine
Jimmy Ritz (as Ritz Brothers)
 1938 The Goldwyn Follies
Jimmy Ritz (uncredited)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Jimmy Ritz - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
 1937 Life Begins in College
Jimmy Ritz
 1937 You Can't Have Everything
Jimmy Ritz (uncredited)
 1937 On the Avenue
One of the Ritz Brothers (uncredited)
 1936 One in a Million
Jimmy Ritz (uncredited)
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing
Jimmy Ritz
 1934 Hotel Anchovy (Short)
Jimmy - Hotel Bellboy (as The Three Ritz Brothers)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Ritz Brothers | The Ritz Brothers | The Three Ritz Brothers

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His daughter, Alison Ritz Wolff died on April 21, 1999 following an unsuccessful heart-lung transplant. See more »

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