In 1993, Ted won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series playing Sam Malone on Cheers.
In 1990, Ted won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series playing Sam Malone on Cheers.
He has appeared in episodes of three different series with John Mahoney: Cheers (1982), Frasier (1993) and Becker (1998).
On December 13, 2007, Ted Danson was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the "Actor In A Supporting Role - Series, Mini-Series Or Television Movie" category for his performance in Damages.
Ted has worked with Tom Selleck three times, first when he guest starred on on Tom's TV show Magnum P.I. then when they co-starred in Men and a Baby and Three Men and a Little Lady.
Ted was one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive, 2006. He is found in the "Hooray for Gray!" section.
He is a board member of the organization "Futures for Children".
He is an activist and a founder of the American Oceans Campaign (established 1987).
His mother's maiden name was Jessica MacMaster.
His father, Edward B. Danson, worked as an archeologist.
One of his hobbies is tap dancing.
He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Nov 10, 1999.
In 1993 Ted appeared in blackface at a club roast.
Ted has two daughters with Casey Coates. On of them is adopted.
He dated actress Whoopi Goldberg.
Ted was a basketball star in Prep-School (Kent, Conneticut).
Ted was married to Casey Coates from 1977 to 1993.
He was married to Randy Danson from 1970 to 1975.
Ted has appeared in episodes of three different series with Kelsey Grammer: Cheers (1982), Frasier (1993) and Becker (1998).
Ted is one of the three actors who appeared in all 273 episodes of Cheers.
Ted has heard one of his more famous characters, Dr. John Becker, described by a fan as "the American Medical Association's answer to Basil Fawlty." Danson completely agrees with this sentiment.
Ted graduated from Kent School in 1966, the same high school Peter Farrelly and Seth McFarlane attended.
Ted is 6'3" tall.
Ted married Mary Steenburgen on October 7, 1995.
Ted earned 450.000$ per episode of Cheers in the show's last season.
Ted won the following awards: 1984: Golden Globe: Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV, Something About Amelia 1989: Golden Globe: Best Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical, Cheers 1990: Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Cheers 1990: Golden Globe: Best Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical, Cheers 1993: Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series", Cheers
Ted has two children from his first marriage
Ted's wife is Mary Steenburgen of Joan of Arcadia.
Ted Danson: Cloning, wow. Who would have thought? There should be a list of people who can and cannot clone themselves.
Ted Danson: Acting is pretending that you're not pretending when you're actually pretending.
Ted: We used to never study or memorize lines. We'd get a half a page out, throw a spit ball and look at our lines. Hence it was very chaotic on Cheers.
Ted: One of the ingredients that made Cheers work so well was the great ensemble of actors we had. That's the case with any good series.
Ted: I don't think it's a matter of, do you win the game or not, it's how gracefully do you play it.
Ted: How much do you engage yourself in what's truly real and important in life? That's the individual question.
Ted: Address these environmental issues and you will address every issue known to man. And we keep dabbling in things that aren't really that important in the long term.
Ted Danson: Smoking is a great prop. It's a great prop in life.