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Ted Danson
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Danson in 2008
Born
Edward Bridge Danson III

December 29, 1947 (1947-12-29) (age 73)
Occupation Actor, author, producer
Years active Since 1975
Spouse(s) Randall Danson
(m. 1970–1975; divorced)
Cassandra Coates
(m. 1977–1993; divorced) 2 children
Mary Steenburgen
(m. 1995-present)

Edward Bridge "Ted" Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor and producer. Danson was born in San Diego, California and raised in Flagstaff, Arizona. He is best known from his work on television. His roles include:

  • Dr. John Becker in Becker
  • Sam Malone in Cheers
  • Jack Holden in Three Men and a Baby
  • D.B. Russell in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • Michael in The Good Place

Ted Danson was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2018, 2019 and 2020 for playing Michael on The Good Place. The Good Place won a Peabody Award in 2019.

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