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James D. M. Ritchey

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James Daniel Marrs Ritchey
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BornJames Daniel Marrs Ritchey
(1989-04-21) 21 April 1989 (age 30).[1]
Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
ResidencePrince George, British Columbia, Canada
NationalityCanadian
Known forGlorious North
Websitejamesdanielmarrsritchey.jdmr.pw

James Daniel Marrs Ritchey (born 21 April 1989)[2] is a Canadian[3], actor[4], director[1], cinematographer[5], television host[6], script writer[7], stand-up comedian[8], and YouTube vlogger[9], best known as the host of television series Glorious North.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Ritchey has one sibling, younger[10]. Ritchey graduated from Prince George Secondary School in 2007[11]. He has since studied New Media[12] at the University of Lethbridge[13], and English[14] at Athabasca University[15]. He has also attended the Justice Institute of British Columbia[16], and Careerstep[17]. James has applied twice to the Canadian Armed Forces[18], but has never served[19].

Online[edit | edit source]

Online Ritchey is most notably known for his application to season 5 of Big Brother Canada. While his application was declined[20], his vlog about applying received much attention[21], including over 220,000 views[22], making it his most watched YouTube video at the time.

James has deleted many of the videos from his channel[23]. In late 2016, he deleted most of the videos from his YouTube channel[24], notably including "57. Current Chart - Y2016M7D24"[25], the source of the Heartbroken Cowboy meme.[26] The Heartbroken Cowboy meme entry on Know Your Meme received over 125,000 views[27] within the first 9 months[28], and its template is available on most meme generators.[29]

Ritchey's Deviant profile[30] has received over 180,000 views[31], and his artwork "March Whiteout" notably received over 20,000 views in it's first month on DeviantArt[32].

Film Career[edit | edit source]

While attending the University of Lethbridge, Ritchey took acting classes as part of his major in New Media[33]. His first television role was as an extra in TheKiddiePreneurs[34]; he played a parent[35]. In 2017, he continued his entrance into television, as the host of television series Glorious North[6]. As his first movie role, he starred as John Cantel[36], in the film Lost In Capanira[37]. As of January 9th 2018, he is ranked 154,045 on the IMDB StarMeter[38][lower-roman 1].

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Film[edit | edit source]

To date Ritchey has done two movies[39], both of the survival genre, and one short film.

Film
Year Title Roles Positions
2018[40] Mildly Amusing[41] Himself[42] Script Writer[43], Cinematographer[44]
2017[45] Somewhere In The Wild[46] Josh May[45]
2017[47] Lost In Capanira[48] John Cantel[47]

Television[edit | edit source]

His television career has primarily consisted of hosting seasons one[49] and two[50] of the series Glorious North.

Television
Year Title Roles Positions
2017–present Glorious North[49] Host - Himself[51] Director
2016 TheKiddiePreneurs[52] Parent[52]

Family History[edit | edit source]

Ritchey's great grandparents Lionel Marrs and Hilda Marrs (née Armour) immigrated to Canada from Great Britain in 1912[53]. In the end, they settled on Vancouver Island, British Columbia[54], approximately 600 kilometers from Ritchey's home town of Prince George[55]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. 154,045 is the highest Ritchey has been ranked on the IMDB StarMeter.

References[edit | edit source]

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External links[edit | edit source]



Category:Living people Category:Canadian male film actors Category:Canadian male television actors Category:University of Lethbridge alumni Category:Athabasca University alumni Category:Prince George Secondary School alumni Category:21st-century Canadian male actors Category:1989 births


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