Ted Danson Bio, Age, Wiki, Family, Wife, Net Worth, TV Shows

Ted Danson Biography

Ted Danson is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Sam Malone on the TV sitcom “Cheers”. He also starred in the NBC sitcom The Good Place as Michael the architect in The Afterlife. Some of his popular films include Three Men and a baby, Walk of fame and Body Heat.

How old is Ted Danson? – Age

The actor is 75 years old as of 2023. He was born on December 29, 1947, in San Diego, California, United States and was raised in Flagstaff, Arizona.

How tall is Ted Danson? – Height

He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall.

Ted Danson Mother, Father – Family

Danson was born to an archaeologist, Edward Bridge Danson and museum director, Jess Danson in California, United States. However, it is not clear whether he has any siblings or not.

Ted Dansons’ Education

Ted enrolled at the Kent School, a preparatory school in Connecticut. Later on in his Stanford University education, he developed an interest in drama. This led him to Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania where he studied and graduated with a Fine Arts degree in drama in 1972.

Is Ted Danson Married? – Wife

Danson is happily married to his beautiful wife actress Mary Steenburgen. He is rumoured to have been in other failed marriages in the past but still maintains a stable relationship with his wife.

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Ted Danson Acting Career

Danson is a vastly recognized actor known for portraying the role of Jack Holden in Three Men and a Baby. He also starred in the 1981 neo-noir movie “Body Heat,” directed by Lawrence Kasdan. He later starred in the 1984 television movie ‘Something About Amelia’.

Most noteworthy, he was cast in the CBS comedy series “Ink,” which was cancelled in 1996 after just one season. In the same year, he also had a cameo in the television show “Gulliver’s Travels.” It is known that he was selected to star in the 1998 CBS sitcom “Becker,” playing the character “John Becker.”

In addition, he is also known for his role as “Mr. Richard Manson” in the television film “Knights of the South Bronx.” Critics praised him greatly, and in 2005 he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award. He also had several appearance on episodes like Magnum P.I, Tucker’s Witch and B.J. and the Bear.

Furthermore, he also played the part of “Sam Malone,” a former basketball player and bartender, in the The NBC sitcom “Cheers,”. He also played a cop in Harold Becker’s American drama film “The Onion Field” in 1979. Later, in the 2005 television film “Knights of the South Bronx,” he portrayed “Mr. Richard Manson.”

Movies and TV Shows

  • The Onion Field
  • Body Heat
  • Creepshow
  • Just Between Friends
  • A Fine Mess
  • Three Men and a Baby
  • Three Men and a Little Lady
  • Cousins
  • Made in America
  • Getting Even with Dad
  • Pontiac Moon
  • Homegrown
  • Mumford
  • Mad Money
  • Big Miracle
  • Best Summer Ever
  • The One I Love
  • Magnum P.I.
  • Cheers
  • B. J. and the Bear


  • Golden Globe awards
  • Primetime Emmy Awards
  • American Comedy Awards

Ted Danson Net Worth

He sits at an estimated net worth of $80 Million.

Ted Danson Twitter

You can find and follow Ted on Twitter using the account name: @teddanson

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