Birthday Trivia for John Ratzenberger

birthday-triviaJohn Ratzenberger, who played Cliff on “Cheers,” turned 68 on April 6. Here’s some trivia about him:

  1. Born in Bridgeport. His mother worked for Remington Arms and his father drove a Texaco truck.
  2. Attended St. Ann’s School in Bridgeport and Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.
  3. He worked as a tractor operator at the original Woodstock festival in 1969.
  4. Moved to London in 1971 and started his career in the performing arts.
  5. Played Rebel Force Major Derlin in 1980’s “Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back” and 1st controller in 1978’s “Superman.”

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