John Ratzenberger Net Worth

Net Worth: $80 Million
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Full Name:

    John Deszo Ratzenberger
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About John Deszo Ratzenberger

Born on April 6th 1947 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he has been widely received for the way he portrayed Cliff Clavin in Cheers, and the supporting roles in movies of Pixar. He went to the St. Ann's School in Bridgeport as well as the Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. In 1969, John used to work the tractor at the Woodstock Festival before moving to London. It was 1971. He used to frame houses there when he started his career in performing arts. The first role he played was that of a patron in The Ritz of 1976. Through the later part of the 1970s and in early 1980s, John appeared in huge movies, A Bridge Too Far; Firefox; Superman as a missile controller; Superman II as the NASA control man; Star Wars Episode V: Motel Hell as a drummer; The Empire Strikes Back as "Major Bren Derlin"; Gandhi, playing an American Lieutenant; and Outland as a doomed mine worker named Tarlow.

John considered running for the U.S. Senate in Connecticut in 2012. He along with the former Cheers co-star Kelsey Grammer  campaigned for John McCain during the 2008 presidential race. On January 17th 2010, he endorsed Scott Brown for the United States Senate. In response to the recent Aurora shooting, John said "Hollywood has to, at some point admit that what they produce does affect the minds of people.... If you just want to shock 'em... society will pay the price for that at some point."

John has two children, James John and Nina Kathrine from a 19-year marriage to Georgia Stiny that ended in divorce in 2004.

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