Education McGill University
|Name Ricky Blitt|
Relatives Barry Blitt (brother)
Siblings Barry Blitt
|Occupation Writer, director, producer, voice actor|
Movies and TV shows Hit by Lightning, The Ringer, Movie 43, Romantically Challenged, The Winner
Similar People Chantal Chamandy, Jed Rees, Greg Pritikin, Elizabeth Wright Shapiro, Barry W Blaustein
Richard Michael "Ricky" Blitt is a Canadian screenwriter, film director, producer, and voice actor.
Early in his career, Blitt was a writer on The Parent Hood, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, The Jon Stewart Show, On the Record with Bob Costas, Costas Now, and Brotherly Love. Beginning in 1999, he wrote a number of episodes of the animated television series Family Guy. In 2005, Blitt wrote the screenplay of The Ringer. In 2007, he created and was the producer of The Winner. Blitt also owns the production company "Candy Bar Productions". He voiced Steve Smith in the pilot episode for the animated show American Dad!, but was replaced by Scott Grimes in the actual series.
In 2010, he created a TV series, Romantically Challenged, starring Alyssa Milano, which ran from April 19, 2010 to May 17, 2010 on ABC.
Blitt was raised in Côte Saint-Luc, Quebec, a municipality on the Island of Montreal. He is a graduate of McGill University and attended the AFI Conservatory. His older brother is magazine illustrator Barry Blitt.