Ritch Shydner

About Ritch Shydner

Who is it?: Writer, Producer, Actor
Birth Day: December 03, 1952
Birth Place:  Pennsville, New Jersey, United States
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

Ritch Shydner

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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Occupation Writer
Age 68 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born December 03, 1952 ( Pennsville, New Jersey, United States)
Birthday December 03
Town/City  Pennsville, New Jersey, United States
Nationality United States

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Ritch Shydner’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Ritch Shydner was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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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.

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