Tex Ritter

Tex Ritter

Born Jan 12, 1905
  • Actor, Singer
Woodward Maurice Ritter, better known as Tex Ritter, 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. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Tex Ritter Stats


: Woodward Maurice Ritter, America's Most Beloved Cowboy


: Actor, Singer


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Jan 12, 1905 - Jan 2, 1974 (68 years old)

Place of Birth

: Murvaul

Date of Death

: Jan 2, 1974

Place of Death

: Nashville

Cause of Death

: Myocardial infarction

Tex Ritter Film Roles

  1. Headin' for the Rio Grande
    Tex Saunders
    Headin' for the Rio Grande
  2. Rollin' Plains
    Tex Lawrence
    Rollin' Plains
  3. Ridin' the Cherokee Trail
    Texas Ranger Lieutenant Tex Ritter
    Ridin' the Cherokee Trail
  4. Song of the Gringo
  5. The Whispering Skull
    Tex Haines
  6. Hittin' the Trail
    Tex Randall
    Hittin' the Trail
  7. Frontier Fugitives
  8. Starlight Over Texas
  9. Enemy of the Law
  10. The Man from Texas

Tex Ritter Film Appearances

  1. Singing Cowboys on the Silver Screen
    Singing Cowboys on the Silver Screen
  2. Opry Video Classics: Pioneers
  3. The Nashville Sound

Tex Ritter TV Starring Roles

  1. Ranch Party
  2. Five Star Jubilee

Tex Ritter TV Guest Roles

  1. Academy Award Songs
  2. The Ballad of Danny Brown
  3. The 25th Annual Academy Awards
  4. Season 1, Episode 32
  5. Sundown at Bitter Creek

Tex Ritter Albums

  1. The Best of Tex Ritter
  2. Blood on the Saddle
  3. Have I Stayed Away Too Long
  4. High Noon
  5. Gunsmoke / Remember the Alamo
  6. Greatest Hits