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Ted Knight (December 7, 1923 – August 26, 1986) was an American actor best known for playing the comedic role of Ted Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Henry Rush on Too Close for Comfort, and Judge Elihu Smails in Caddyshack.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Ted Knight (December 7, 1923 – August 26, 1986) was an American actor best known for playing the comedic role of Ted Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Henry Rush on Too Close for Comfort, and Judge Elihu Smails in Caddyshack.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ted Knight  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 76

Birthday 1923-12-07

Day of Death 1986-08-26

Place of Birth Terryville, Connecticut, U.S.

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration as Ted Baxter (archive footage)
2011 Family Guy Presents: It's a Trap! as Judge Elihu Smails (archive footage) (uncredited)
2009 Caddyshack: The Inside Story as Himself
1999 Caddyshack: The 19th Hole as Judge Elihu Smails
1980 Too Close for Comfort (128 episodes)
1980 Caddyshack as Richter Elihu Smails
1980 Olivia Newton-John: Hollywood Nights
1978 The Ted Knight Show (6 episodes) as Roger Dennis
1977 The Love Boat (2 episodes) as Tom McMann
1977 The All-New Super Friends Hour (60 episodes)
1976 Donny & Marie (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)
1975 Cher (2 episodes)
1974 Tony Orlando and Dawn (2 episodes)
1974 Rhoda (1 episode)
1974 Paradise as Dickie
1973 Star Trek: The Animated Series (1 episode)
1973 Super Friends (142 episodes) (16 episodes)
1972 Lassie's Rescue Rangers (15 episodes)
1972 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (2 episodes) as The Penguin (voice) (1 episode) as Ghost of Paul Revere (voice) (1 episode) as Amos (voice)
1972 Scooby-Doo Meets Batman as The Penguin (voice) (archive footage) as The Penguin (voice)
1970 The Immortal (1 episode)
1970 The Mary Tyler Moore Show (168 episodes) as Ted Baxter (0 episodes)
1969 Anatomy of a Crime
1968 The Outsider (1 episode)
1968 Fantastic Voyage (17 episodes)
1968 Aquaman (36 episodes)
1968 The Adventures of Batman (34 episodes) as Commissioner Gordon / Narrator (voice) (23 episodes) as Episode's villain (voice)
1968 Countdown as Walter Larson
1967 The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (18 episodes)
1967 Judd for the Defense (1 episode)
1967 Garrison's Gorillas (1 episode)
1967 The Invaders (1 episode) as Alien Air Force Major McEvoy
1966 The New Adventures of Superman (68 episodes)
1966 Blindfold as Dr. Bob Berford
1965 The F.B.I. (2 episodes)
1965 Get Smart (2 episodes)
1965 The Wild Wild West (1 episode)
1965 The Dean Martin Show (4 episodes)
1965 Run for Your Life (1 episode)
1965 Young Dillinger as Johnsyn
1964 The Candidate as Frank Carlton
1964 The Young Marrieds (288 episodes)
1964 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1 episode)
1964 Nightmare in Chicago
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive (2 episodes)
1963 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
1963 The Lieutenant (1 episode)
1962 Combat! (3 episodes)
1962 The Virginian (2 episodes)
1962 Sam Benedict (1 episode)
1962 Hitler as Maj. Buch
1962 13 West Street
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1961 Cain's Hundred (2 episodes)
1961 The Great Impostor as Reporter
1960 Surfside 6 (1 episode)
1960 Pete and Gladys (1 episode)
1960 Cage of Evil as Lt. Dan Ivers
1960 Psycho as Policeman in Hallway Opening Door (uncredited)
1960 Twelve Hours to Kill as Sgt. Denton
1960 13 Fighting Men as Samuel
1959 Mr. Lucky (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (1 episode) as Adams
1959 Lock-Up (1 episode)
1958 Lawman (1 episode)
1958 The Donna Reed Show (1 episode)
1958 Peter Gunn (1 episode)
1958 Sea Hunt (1 episode)
1955 Highway Patrol (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (2 episodes)
1954 Lassie (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)

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