Ted Danson

Biography

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Edward Bridge “Ted” Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor best known for his role as central character Sam Malone in the sitcom Cheers, and his role as Dr. John Becker on the series Becker. He also plays a recurring role on Larry David's HBO sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm, starred alongside Glenn Close in legal drama Damages and is now a regular on the HBO comedy series Bored to Death.

In his thirty-year career, Danson has been nominated for fourteen Primetime Emmy Awards, winning two; ten Golden Globe Awards nominations, winning three; one Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination; one American Comedy Award and a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. He was ranked second in TV Guide's list of the top 25 television stars.

Danson has also been a longtime activist in ocean conservation. In March 2011, he published his first book, "Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans And What We Can Do To Save Them," written with journalist Michael D'Orso. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ted Danson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Edward Bridge “Ted” Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor best known for his role as central character Sam Malone in the sitcom Cheers, and his role as Dr. John Becker on the series Becker. He also plays a recurring role on Larry David's HBO sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm, starred alongside Glenn Close in legal drama Damages and is now a regular on the HBO comedy series Bored to Death.

In his thirty-year career, Danson has been nominated for fourteen Primetime Emmy Awards, winning two; ten Golden Globe Awards nominations, winning three; one Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination; one American Comedy Award and a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. He was ranked second in TV Guide's list of the top 25 television stars.

Danson has also been a longtime activist in ocean conservation. In March 2011, he published his first book, "Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans And What We Can Do To Save Them," written with journalist Michael D'Orso. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ted Danson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 82

Birthday 1947-12-29

Place of Birth San Diego, California, United States

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 The Good Place(9 episodes) as Michael
2016 Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows
2015 CSI: Immortality as D.B. Russell
2015 CSI: Cyber(18 episodes) as D.B. Russell
2014 The One I Love as The Therapist
2014 Fargo(10 episodes) as Sheriff Hank Larsson
2012 Ted as Ted Danson (uncredited)
2012 Big Miracle as J. W. McGraw
2011 Jock of the Bushveld as Pezulu (voice)
2011 Fight for Your Right Revisited as Maitre D'
2009 Bored to Death(30 episodes) as George Christopher
2009 The End of the Line as Narrator
2008 The Human Contract as E.J Winters
2008 Mad Money as Don Cardigan
2007 Damages(1 episode)
2007 Damages(144 episodes) as Arthur Frobisher
2007 Nobel Son as Harvey Parrish
2006 Help Me Help You(11 episodes)
2005 Knights of the South Bronx as Richard
2005 The Colbert Report(1 episode)
2005 Our Fathers as Mitchell Garabedian
2005 The Amateurs as Moose
2004 It Must Be Love
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(2 episodes)
2002 Talking to Heaven as James Van Praagh
2001 Dinner for Five(1 episode)
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm(6 episodes)
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(40 episodes) as D.B. Russell
2000 Grosse Pointe(1 episode)
2000 The Search for Atlantis as Narrator
1999 Mumford as Jeremy Brockett
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1998 Jerry and Tom as The Guy Who Loved Vicki
1998 Becker(129 episodes) as Dr. John Becker
1998 Saving Private Ryan as Captain Fred Hamill
1998 Thanks of a Grateful Nation as Jim Tuite
1998 Homegrown
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1996 Ink(26 episodes) as Mike Logan
1996 Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond as Himself
1996 Cosby(1 episode)
1996 Loch Ness as Dr. Dempsey
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1996 Gulliver's Travels as Lemuel Gulliver
1996 Gulliver's Travels(2 episodes)
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1994 Pontiac Moon as Washington Bellamy
1994 Getting Even with Dad as Raymond 'Ray' Gleason
1994 Ellen(1 episode)
1993 Diagnosis: Murder(1 episode)
1993 Frasier(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(3 episodes)
1993 Made in America as Halbert 'Hal' Jackson
1990 Three Men and a Little Lady as Jack Holden
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Dad as John Tremont
1989 Cousins as Larry Kozinski
1987 Three Men and a Baby as Jack Holden
1987 How Can I Tell If I'm Really in Love
1986 When The Bough Breaks as Alex
1986 A Fine Mess as Spence Holden
1986 Just Between Friends as Chip Davis
1985 Little Treasure as Eugene Wilson
1984 Something About Amelia as Steven Bennett
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(3 episodes)
1982 Creepshow as Harry Wentworth (segment "Something To Tide You Over")
1982 Tucker's Witch(1 episode)
1982 Cheers(299 episodes) as Sam Malone
1981 Body Heat as Peter Lowenstein
1980 Magnum, P.I.(1 episode)
1980 Once Upon a Spy as Jack Chenault
1980 The Women's Room as Norman
1979 The Onion Field as Det. Ian James Campbell
1979 Mrs. Columbo(1 episode)
1979 B. J. and the Bear(1 episode)
1977 The Amazing Spider-Man(2 episodes)
1976 Family(1 episode)
1976 Laverne & Shirley(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1970 Somerset(283 episodes) as Tom Conway
1900 We Are the Children

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1996 Ink(26 episodes) … Producer

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