Ted Danson

Birth Day December 29th, 1947
Birth Place San Diego, California
Age 76 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

About Ted Danson

Edward Bridge Danson III famed as Ted Danson is an American actor as well as a producer. He is best known for his 11-year-long stint as bartender Sam Malone on NBC's "Cheers" from the year 1982 to 1993. He is also better known for her role as Jack Holden in the films "Three Men and a Baby" and "Three Men and a Little Lady", and Dr. John Becker on the CBS sitcom "Becker". Additionally, he has also starred in the CBS dramas "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and "CSI: Cyber as D.B. Russell". After then, he continued the momentum and appeared on popular shows like "Becker", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "Damages", "Fargo", and "The Good Place". During his career, Danson has been nominated for 17 Primetime Emmy Awards, winning two; ten Golden Globe Awards nominations, winning three; one Screen Actors Guild Award; and one American Comedy Award and has been awarded a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. He 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. 

Ted Danson is famous for being an American actor as well as a producer. He is best known for playing the lead character Sam Malone on the NBC sitcom "Cheers", Jack Holden in the films "Three Men and a Baby" and "Three Men and a Little Lady", and Dr. John Becker on the CBS sitcom "Becker".

Ted Dansonn, a famous actor

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Ted Danson was born on 29th December 1947 with the birth name/real name of Edward Bridge Danson III. His place of birth is in San Diego, California, U.S. He holds an American nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed. He is of English, German, Scottish, Northern Irish/Scots-Irish, and Irish descent. His race is White. Capricorn is his Zodiac sign and his religion is Christian. As of 2019, he celebrated his 72nd birthday. He is currently residing in Los Angeles, California, the United States, and Chilmark, Massachusetts, United States. He was born to his parents; Edward Bridge Danson (father)(Archaeologist and Museum Director) (Died in November 2000) and Jessica Danson (née MacMaster) (mother)(Passed away from pneumonia in 2006). He also has siblings; Jan Haury (older sister). 

As per his education, he began studying at a prep school named Kent School in Connecticut and became a star player on the school's basketball team in the year 1961. He got enrolled at Stanford University to study drama but then shifted to Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania since it had a better acting program. In 1972, he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts in drama.  

Ted Danson is a very handsome man with a slim body build. He has got a tall height of 6 ft 2 in or 188 cm whereas his peak height was 6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm. His balanced bodyweight consists of 78 Kg or 172 lbs. His hair color is white and his eye color is blue. He has a sharp jawline with a big chin. He has unequal formed chest muscles. He has aged well with a surprisingly fit and agile body, all thanks to his personal trainer Flavio, with whom he trains at the Gold's Gym in Los Angeles. He had tried to adopt a vegan lifestyle many times in the past, Danson found the diet to be too drastic for his choice. Overall, he has good health at present. His other body measurements such as chest size, waist size, bicep size, and more are still to get revealed yet. 

Ted Danson's Acting Career

  • Ted Danson started her acting career by appearing on the daytime soap opera "Somerset" as a contract player as the role of "Tom Conway" from the year 1975 to 1976. 
  • After that, he played Dr. Mitchell Pierson on the daytime soap opera "The Doctors".
  • He also appeared in a number of commercials as "Aramis Man".
  • He then made a number of guest appearances in episodic television in the late 1970s and early 1980s, including spots on Laverne and Shirley, B.J. and the Bear, Family, Benson, Taxi, Magnum P.I., The Amazing Spider-Man, and Tucker's Witch.
  • After that, in the year 1982, he was cast as the womanizing former baseball player and bartender Sam Malone on the NBC sitcom "Cheers". The show had a run of 11 seasons and its finale (May 20, 1993) was watched by 80 million people, becoming the second most-watched finale in television history at that time. 
  • After then, he appeared as Sam Malone in guest-starring roles on other sitcoms, such as "Cheers" spin-off "Frasier", "The Jim Henson Hour" and "The Simpsons".
  • He appeared in a drama, "Something About Amelia" and starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom "Ink". 
  • Later, he starred as Lemuel Gulliver and his wife in an acclaimed television miniseries of "Gulliver's Travels".
  • He rose to extra fame after his role in the successful CBS sitcom "Becker" which ran from 1998 to 2004.
  • He also plays a fictionalized version of himself on "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and reprised his role as Sam Malone in a second-season episode of "Frasier" and voiced him in "The Simpsons" episode "Fear of Flying".
  • He next made his role in "Knights of the South Bronx" in 2006.
  • After a year, he starred in the FX Network drama "Damages" in the year 2007 as a corrupt billionaire, Arthur Frobisher. 
  • Moreover, he also appeared in the music video for "Make Some Noise" by the Beastie Boys. 
  • He starred in the HBO sitcom "Bored to Death" as George Christopher and later, it was announced that he would star in the CBS police drama "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" in July 2011. 
  • His most notable film appearances were in Three Men and a Baby with Tom Selleck and Steve Guttenberg, its sequel Three Men and a Little Lady, and Cousins with Isabella Rossellini. He also appeared in The Onion Field (his first film, as the bagpipe-playing Officer Ian Campbell), Creepshow, Body Heat, Little Treasure, Just Between Friends (with Mary Tyler Moore), A Fine Mess, Dad, Made in America, Getting Even with Dad, Loch Ness, and Saving Private Ryan.
  • He appeared in the second season of the TV show "Fargo" in the year 2015 as Sheriff Hank Larsson. 
  • He appeared opposite Kristen Bell as the character Michael in the NBC sitcom "The Good Place" from September 2016 to January 2020. 
  • He was cast as one of the main lead roles for the situation comedy "Mr. Mayor" in July 2019. The series was green-lighted by NBC as an entry in the 2020-2021 television season.

Ted Danson's Awards and Achievements

Ted Danson is an award-winning actor who received the Golden Globe Award in the category, "Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV" for "Something About Amelia" in the year 1985. In the year 1990 and 1991, he won the Golden Globe Award for "Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical" for her work on "Cheers". He also achieved two Prime Time Emmy Awards, in 1990 and 1993 for her work in "Cheers", in the category, "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series". In the year 1999, he was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard. He won the Critics' Choice Television Awards for her work in "The Good Place" in the year 2017. 

Ted Danson's wife, Mary Steenburgen

Ted Danson's Wife, Mary Steenburgen

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Ted Danson is a married man. He firstly married his wife, an actress Randall "Randy" Gosch in the year 1970, and the couple got divorced in the year 1975. In the year 1975, he married Cassandra Coates, a producer. On 24th December 1979, while giving birth to their first daughter Kate, Coates suffered a stroke. He spent several years caring for her and helping her recuperate. They later adopted a second daughter, Alexis. In the year 1993, their marriage ended in divorce due to speculation of an affair between Danson and Whoopi Goldberg. When they divorced, Danson was forced to pay Coates $2 million for every year they were together, a total of $30 million. That's the same as around $50 million, after adjusting for inflation. At present, he is married to his wife, an actress Mary Steenburgen; the couple tied the knot on 7th October 1995. He met her on the set of the movie "Pontiac Moon" in the year 1993 and became the stepfather to Steenburgen's children, Lilly and Charlie, from her previous marriage to actor Malcolm McDowell. The couple is still going strong and seems to be as connected as ever. His sexual orientation is straight.  

Everything You Should Know About Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen posts 'Loving' selfie with 'Dreamboat' Husband Ted Danson for 25th Anniversary. Mary Steenburgen is celebrating Ted Danson after 25 years of marriage with a very hilarious post. The 67-year-old "Book Club" actor shared an adorable selfie with her husband, 72, to celebrate their wedding anniversary. In the sweet pic, the "Good Place" star can be seen smiling wide, with a "big a-- piece of salad" stuck between his teeth. The one question we have: Is it arugula or spinach? "I can't believe how lucky I am," Mary Steenburgen said. Mary Steenburgen is gushing over her "dreamboat" husband, Ted Danson, after 25 years of marriage. On Wednesday night, the Book Club actress, 67, posted a cozy, smiley selfie with her Good Place star hubby, 72, to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. In the photo caption, Steenburgen pointed out a slight gaffe in the couple's selfie: a "big ass piece of salad" in Danson's teeth, which she said couldn't thwart his "legendary beauty." "Thank you for making me laugh today and every single one of the last 9,125 days," she continued. "You are the goofiest, wisest, kindest, dreamboat in the world. True, that is a big ass piece of salad but even that doesn’t mar your legendary beauty." "I can’t believe how lucky I am. Happy Anniversary, Ted. Love, Mary," she concluded the post. 

Ted Danson's Net Worth 2020

Ted Danson is an Actor, Film Producer, Author, Voice Actor, Activist by profession. He is active in the film industry from 1975 till now. During the long duration of his career, he has made millions of dollars. He is perhaps best known for his iconic role as Sam Malone on the show "Cheers" from 1982 to 1993, as well as his roles on the shows "Becker", "CSI", and "The Good Place". As of 2020, the net worth of $80 Million. From 2011 to 2015 when Danson starred on the CBS drama "CSI", his salary was $250,000 per episode. He appeared in 86 episodes, which was around $21 million in annual earnings. At the peak of his time on "Cheers", his salary was $500,000 per episode. His major source of wealth comes from acting career and he is satisfied with his earnings as of today. Whereas his exact salary of Ted Danson is still to get unfold yet. He has done endorsement work for the following brands; Aramis colognes, Head & Shoulders, Encore Coffee, Colt 45 Malt Liquor (1978), Heifer International (PSA) (2013), Smirnoff Vodka (2017, 2018, 2019), Cigna Health Insurance (2019), Xfinity (2016), Hulu (2015), American Express (2016). Some of the films he has appeared in include "The Onion Field" (1979), as Officer Ian Campbell; "Body Heat" (1981); "Creepshow" (1982); "Little Treasure" (1985); "Just Between Friends" (1986); "A Fine Mess" (1986); "Cousins" (1989) with Isabella Rossellini; "Three Men and a Baby" (1987) with Tom Selleck and Steven Guttenburg; and its sequel "Three Men and a Little Lady" (1990) and more. 

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