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Ted Danson

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Net worth 2018: $60 Million
Residence: San Diego, California, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 29 December 1947
Sigh: Capricorn
Height: 1.88 m

Ted Danson was bornon 29 December 1947 in San Diego, California, U.S., American. A drama school graduate and a passionate environmental activist, Ted Danson is an award-winning television and film actor. Ranked number two on TV guide’s list of top 25 television stars, his claim to fame was his portrayal of ‘Sam Malone’ on the TV sitcom ‘Cheers’; a role that bagged him two Golden Globe Awards. In a career spanning across 30 years, he has received 15 Primetime Emmy nominations, winning two of them, ten Golden Globe Award nominations, winning three of them and he also holds a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. Some of his well-known films include: ‘Three Men and a Baby’, ‘Three Men and a Little Lady’, ‘Body Heat’, ‘Made in America’ and the television film, ‘Something About Amelia’, for which he won a Golden Globe Award. Few TV actors have been able to play as many versatile characters on screen as Ted Danson has. From a misanthropic doctor to a flirty bartender and a corrupt billionaire, he has played a range of iconic roles and is regarded as one among the best character actors on television. To learn more interesting facts about his personal life and professional achievements, scroll down and continue to read this biography.


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As a keen environmentalist, he co-authored the book ‘Our Endangered Oceans And What We Can Do To Save Them’, which was published in 2011


He has donated over $85,000 to Democratic candidates and also campaigned for Hilary Clinton during the 2008 Presidential campaign


In 2006, he appeared in the American sit-com, ‘Help Me Help You’, an unsuccessful show that ran for only one season


In 2005, he starred as ‘Mr Richard Manson’ in the TV film ‘Knights of the South Bronx’, which earned him immense critical acclaim and a Screen Actors Guild Award-nomination


In 1998, he was cast in the title role as ‘John Becker’ in the CBS sitcom ‘Becker’, which ran successfully until 2004


In 1996, he starred in the short-lived CBS comedy sitcom ‘Ink’, the show was cancelled after one season


He is currently married to actress Mary Steenburgen; the couple tied the knot in 1995


In 1993, their marriage ended in divorce due to a speculation of an affair between Danson and Whoopi Goldberg


His 1987 film, ‘Three Men and a Baby’, was a huge American box office hit and earned a whopping $ 167


He starred in the television movie ‘Something About Amelia’, in 1984


In 1981, he was cast in the movie ‘Body Heat’, a neo-noir film directed and written by Lawrence Kasdan


In 1979, he made his debut in films as a cop in the movie ‘The Onion Field’, an American drama film directed by Harold Becker


In 1975, he began his career on television with the NBC daytime soap opera, ‘Somerset’, where he played the role of a contract player


In 1972, he graduated from Carnegie Mellon University , Pennsylvania, with a Fine Arts degree in drama


In 1970, he married actress Randall ‘Randy’ Gosch and the couple got divorced in 1975

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