Ritch Shydner

About Ritch Shydner

Who is it?: Writer, Producer, Actor
Birth Day: December 03, 1952
Birth Place:  Pennsville, New Jersey, United States
Birth Sign: Capricorn
Birth name: Ritchie A. Shidner
Medium: Stand-up, television, film
Years active: 1977–present
Genres: Improvisational comedy, observational comedy
Spouse: Carol Leifer (1981-1987)
Children: 2

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Ritch Shydner was born on December 03, 1952 in  Pennsville, New Jersey, United States, is Writer, Producer, Actor. Ritch Shydner was born on December 3, 1952 in Pennsville, New Jersey, USA as Ritchie Allen Shidner. He is a writer and producer, known for Roxanne (1987), Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) and The Mind of the Married Man (2001). He is married to Kay Sheffler. They have three children. He was previously married to Carol Leifer.
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In the mid-1970s, Shydner went to open mic nights at local coffeehouses, and began opening for bands in Washington, D.C. and New York City. In 1982, he brought his act to Los Angeles. Slowly he started getting called in to audition for casting Directors. Shydner studied acting for about four years, and landed a regular role on Married... with Children.


As a stand-up Comedian, Shydner appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Late Night with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno numerous times. He performed a HBO half-hour special called One Night Stand, as well as was a guest on Comics Unleashed. Aside from performing stand-up, Ritch, along with Comedian Mark Schiff, compiled stories of comedians on the road in a book called I Killed (2006).


Shydner was featured in the 2010 documentary I Am Comic, in which he traveled around the country interviewing various comedians, a process that ultimately led to his return to stand-up by going on the stage again after 13 years of retirement.