Woodward Maurice Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974), better known as Tex Ritter,
was an American country music singer and movie actor popular from the mid-1930s
into the 1960s, and was the father of actor John Ritter.
His image, like most of the Western B-Movie stars of the time, was also featured in a number
of comic books.