Jason Ritter is an American actor best known for his television roles as Kevin Girardi in Joan of Arcadia (2003-2005) and as Ethan Haas in The Class (2006-2007); and as Jeb Bush in the controversial 2008 Oliver Stone film W.
Among Ritter's feature film credits are Mumford, Swimfan, Freddy vs. Jason, Heart of Summer, Happy Endings and Our Very Own.
His television credits include guest-starring roles in Hack, Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, as well as a role in the movie The Dreamer of Oz. He also starred in the thriller television series The Event and in the sitcom Us & Them, which was cancelled by Fox before it had aired.
His theatre credits include the Off Broadway production of The Beginning of August, which also starred Mary Steenburgen, and the role of Tim in the world premiere of Neil LaBute's play The Distance From Here at London's Almeida Theatre.
Ritter is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied at the Atlantic Theatre Company. He also studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
He is the son of actors John Ritter and Nancy Morgan and the grandson of famed film cowboy Tex Ritter.
He was born and raised in Los Angeles, where he currently lives.