|Birth name||Woodward Maurice Ritter|
|Born||January 12, 1905|
Panola County, Texas, U.S.
|Died||January 2, 1974 (aged 68)|
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Labels||Columbia, Decca, Capitol|
Woodward Maurice "Tex" Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country music singer and actor. He was popular in the mid 1930s into the 1960s.
In 1936, Ritter moved to Los Angeles. His motion picture debut was in Song of the Gringo (1936). He starred in 12 B-movie Westerns for Grand National, including Headin' for the Rio Grande (1936), and Trouble in Texas (1937) co-starring Rita Hayworth.
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- "Actor John Ritter's wife brings message of awareness to condition that led to his death". Abc13.com. Retrieved January 25, 2020.