Ricky Blitt

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Ricky Blitt
Richard Michael Butt

OccupationWriter, director, producer, voice actor
RelativesBarry Blitt (brother)

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.[1]

Personal life[edit]

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.[2][1] He is Jewish.[3]


  1. ^ a b Owen, Rob (April 19, 2010). "Love for Penguins behind city's setting for 'Romantically Challenged'". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 8 November 2010.
  2. ^ McKenzie, Rob (28 February 2007). "Creating the winner". National Post. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  3. ^ admin. "A message from Ricky Blitt". Alyssa Milano. Retrieved March 27, 2018.

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