Obituary of Michael Ritchie

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Michael Ritchie

Michael Brunswick Ritchie (born November 28, 1938 in Waukesha, Wisconsin) was a film director, film producer, and writer who was best known for directing the 1972 political drama film, “The Candidate” and the 1969 sports drama film, “Downhill Racer”. Michael died on April 16, 2001 and his death was reportedly because of complications from prostate cancer. He died too soon at age 62.

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Michael Ritchie Biography Wiki:

    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Ritz crackers
    • Favorite Color: Chartreuse (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Michael's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Michael Brunswick Ritchie
    • Father: Benbow Ferguson Ritchie (died 1998)
    • Mother: Patricia Ritchie (née Graney)
    • Brother(s):
      • Jack Ritchie (February 26, 1922-April 25, 1983)
    • Sister(s):
      • Elsie Ritchie
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Jimmie B. Ritchie (married?-2001, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Steven Ritchie
      • Billy Bly
    • Daughter(s):
      • Miriam Ritchie
      • Lillian Ritchie
      • Jessica Ritchie
      • Lauren Ritchie
      • Nelly Bly

Death Notice:

  • Date: April 16 2001 at age 62
  • Place: Manhattan, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Prostate cancer (related complications)

Category Tags:

Film DirectorFilm Producer Writer American Born on November 28th Born in 1938 Born in Wisconsin Died in 2001 Died at age 62 Died from Prostate cancer

Michael's Notable Roles:

  • The Candidate
  • Downhill Racer

Quotable Quotes:

"Michael Ritchie may no longer be with us, but his legacy and impact on the world of filmmaking will continue to live on. (V)"

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Michael Ritchie at IMDB

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-01-13 00:43:02
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