Ted Danson Biography

(American actor, producer, comedian)

Ted Danson is a well-recognized American actor, comedian, and producer. He is married to Mary Steenburgen.

More about the relationship

Ted Danson has married thrice. He is in a married relationship with actress Mary Steenburgen. The couple met on the set of the movie Pontiac Moon in 1993. Later, they tied the knot on 7 October 1995.

Danson became the stepfather to Mary’s children, Lily and Charlie from her past marriage.

Relationship Details

Earlier, Ted was married to Cassandra Coates who was a producer. They tied the knot in 1977 and welcomed their first daughter named Kate. However, Coates suffered a stroke and Ted cared her for many years to overcome her illness.

They adopted a second daughter named Alexis. Sadly, Danson’s affair with Whoopi resulted in their separation making one of Hollywood’s expensive divorces costing Danson $30 million.

In his Initial time, ted was married to Randall Gosch who was also an actress. They married in 1970 but got separated in 1975.

Facts/ Trivia

  • His birth sign is Capricorn.
  • His birth date is Edward Bridge Danson III.
  • Ted has played the same character(D.B. Russell) in three different series: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(2000), CSI: NY(2004), and CSI: Cyber(2015).
  • Danson has featured in one film nominated for Best Picture Oscar(Saving Private Ryan(1988)).
  • The star has donated over $85,000 to Democratic candidates and also campaigned for Hilary Clinton during the 2008 Presidential campaign.
  • Being an environmentalist, Ted has co-written the book, Our Endangered Oceans And What We Can Do To Save Them, which was published in 2011.
  • He was ranked second in TV Guide’s list of the top 25 television stars.

Relationship Facts of Ted Danson

  • Ted Danson is married to Mary Steenburgen {Compare Couple}.
  • Ted Danson married on October 07, 1995.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 137 days 💑
  • He is father of Four(Lily, Charlie, Kate, Alexis).
  • Ted Danson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Ted Danson?

Ted Danson is a well-recognized American actor, comedian, and producer. Danson is widely famed for the role of the lead character, Sam Malone on the NBC sitcom Cheers, Jack Holden in Three Men and a Baby, and so on.

Moreover, he also featured in the CBS drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and CSI: Cyber in the role of D.B. Russell.

Ted Danson- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Ted Danson was born on 29 December 1947. At present, his age is 73 years old. Likewise, his birthplace is San Diego, California, the USA.

Ted is the son of his father, Edward “Ned” Bridge Danson Jr. whereas his mother is Jessica MacMaster. Moreover, he has an older sister named Jan Ann Haury.

Talking about his nationality, Danson holds an American identity whereas his ethnicity is Scots-Irish, German.

Regarding education, the star studied in the Kent School, a prep school in Connecticut. Later, he attended Stanford University and, searching for a better acting program, Danson shifted to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama in 1972.

Ted Danson- Professional Life, Careers

Professionally, Ted started his career on television with the NBC daytime soap opera, Somerset. Then, he featured in a number of commercials as ‘Aramis Man’. He then debuted in films portraying the role of a cop in the movie, The Onion Field in 1979. In the following year, Danson earned one of his greatest roles on the NBC sitcom, Cheers.

Danson in advance has featured in several guest appearances such as Laverne and Shirley, B.J and the Bear, Family, Benson, Taxi, Magnum P.I, and Tucker’s Witch. In 1987, the star performed in the American box office hit, Three Men and a Baby. He then portrayed the role of Mr. Richard Manson in the TV film, Knights of the South Bronx which eventually earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination.

Ted was also part of the great American box office hit movie, Three Men and a Baby which earned an astonishing $167.78 million. The star also featured in Cheers the greatly acclaimed television show in the US.

In his career, Ted has been nominated for 18 Primetime Emmy Awards where he grabbed two; 11 Golden Globe Awards nominations, winning three; one Screen Actors Guild Award; and an American Comedy Award.

Ted Danson- Net worth, Salary

A famed American star, Danson has earned massive money from his profession. He lives a lavish lifestyle along with his family. He has been active in his profession from the year 1975 till the present.

It is reported that Ted Danson has an estimated net worth of $80million as of 2022. His salary on the CBS drama, CSI was $250,000 per episode from 2011 to 2015.

At the top of his time on “Cheers”, Ted’s salary was $500,000 per episode. Likewise, in June 2019, the actor sold a nine-acre property in Ojai, California for $8.75 million. Earlier, they purchased a mansion in 2005 via a trust for $4.5 million. Danson and his partner bought a property for $5.2 million in January 2019 to create a large compound.

Additionally, they also possess a small cottage in Nashville and a six-acre multi-residence spread on Martha’s Vineyard.

Ted Danson- Rumors, Controversy

Ted’s affair with actress Whoopi Goldberg had created a big controversial topic. The star met Whoopi whom he described as a sexy, funny woman. The duo soon became friends and they started co-hosting Help Save Planet Earth in 1990.

In advance, they were romantically involved while making Made in American in April 1992. It created heavy gossip like National Enquirer. The love birds have also featured on the Rock the Vote TV special in the same year.

Danson then suffered negative press attention after his presence wearing blackface at a Friars Club comedy roast in honor of Goldberg. His language and humor were believed to be so offensive that members of the black community left the show. In the end, Ted apologized for his unusual behavior.

Body features- Height, Weight

73 years old star, Ted has handsome looks and an admirable personality. He stands at a height of 6feet 2inches. Also, he has a balanced bodyweight of 84kg.

Furthermore, Danson has brown eyes whereas his hair is white.

Nevertheless, the actor has never mentioned other physical details in the public yet.

Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Ted Danson is an active personality on social media. Ted has more than 676k followers on his official Instagram account @teddanson.

He is also active on Twitter with around 177.2k followers.

Moreover, Danson is also available on Facebook with nearly 513k fans and supporters.

Click here to know about Berleezy, Taura Lamb, and Bert Kish.