Ted Danson

Ted Danson is known as an American actor and producer. He is most famous for his roles on Cheers, Becker, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

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Background and Age

Edward Bridge Danson III was born on December 29, 1947 in San Diego, California. He was born to Jessica and Edward Bridge Danson Jr, a prominent paleologist, on a Navajo reservation in Arizona. He was brought up with a more seasoned sister, Jan Haury. In the wake of finishing his high school graduation, he went to Stanford University in 1996. He was roused to be an actor by his sweetheart. He finished his graduation with a drama degree yet he left stage acting for the TV industry.

Career and Net Worth

In 1974, Ted's first persistent TV role was that of a lowlife on the NBC soap opera, Somerset. In 1979, he arrived in the initial scene as a cop in the film The Onion Field. The mid 80s was very unfortunate for him as he was featured in a portion of the movies yet few of them were successful TV motion pictures including The Women's Room in 1980 and Our Family Business in 1981. His most acclaimed project during this period was in the sultry film noir Body Heat in 1981, alongside co-stars Kathleen Turner and William Hurt.

Ted most accomplished national acknowledgment wast for his role as Sam Mayday Malone on NBC's comedy series Cheers in 1982. He depicted the role for 11 seasons and during the period he earned a Golden Globe Award, 2 Emmy Awards, and numerous Emmy nominations. He even won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries for Something About Amelia in 1984.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Ted was nominated for Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series because of his performance in The Good Place.

Biography | Marriage, Wife and Kids

Ted got married to Randall "Randy" Gosch in 1970 but got separated in 1975. In 1977, he married Cassandra "Casey" Coates. They were honored with a girl Kate born in 1985 and later they embraced a second little girl named Alexi. Kate is an actress best known for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Casey and Ted separated in 1993. Ted's relationship with actress Whoopi Goldberg prompted his separation with Casey. Supposedly their separation was an expensive separation, costing Danson $30 million.

Ted is currently married to actress Mary Steenburgen. The couple married in 1995 and developed their own production organization, Anasazi Productions.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 29 Dec, 1947
Age: 72 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: San Diego
residence: Los Angeles
Education: Carnegie Mellon University
Kent School
Stanford University
Gender: Male
Description: American actor
Spouse: Mary Steenburgen [M. 1995]
Net Worth 2021: 80 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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