Ted Bessell  American Actor

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Ted Bessell passed away on 6th Oct 1996 aged 61.


Ted Bessell was in relationships with Donna Gordon and Janeen Darrah.

Ted Bessell had 2 children, Sarah and Mary.


Ted Bessell is a 61 year old American Actor. Born on 20th March, 1935 in Queens, New York, USA, he is famous for Played Don Hollinger on That Girl in a career that spans 1962–1996. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Ted Bessell was in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Mary Tyler Moore in Mary Tyler Moore (1970) and Marlo Thomas in That Girl (1966).

Ted Bessell is a member of the following lists: People from Manhasset, New York, Male actors from New York and 20th-century American male actors.


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Dating History

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Ted Bessell61 PiscesActor
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Janeen Darrah-
Linnell Nobori-




Comedy Factory1985Max HarrisonTV Show
Hail to the Chief1985Gen. Oliver MansfieldTV Show
The Acorn People1981Jesse HootenTV Movie
Good Time Harry1980Harry JenkinsTV Show
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do1979Pete McCannTV Movie
Bobby Parker and Company1974Bobby ParkerTV Movie
Scream, Pretty Peggy1973Jeffrey ElliotTV Movie
What Are Best Friends For?1973Paul NesbittTV Movie
The Ted Bessell Show1973TV Movie
Me and the Chimp1972Mike ReynoldsTV Show
Your Money or Your Wife1972Dan CramerTV Movie
The New Dick Van Dyke Show1971Skip HollowayTV Show
Two on a Bench1971Preston AlbrightTV Movie
Mary Tyler Moore1970Joe WarnerTV Show
Don't Drink the Water1969Axel MageeMovie
Love, American Style1969Roger Bowen (segment "Love and the Roommate")TV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Dr. Hal PowersTV Show
That Girl1966Donald HollingerTV Show
Billie1965Bob MatthewsMovie
McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force1965Lt. Wilbur HarknessMovie
12 O'Clock High1964Corporal SmithTV Show
Gomer Pyle: USMC1964FrankieTV Show
The Tycoon1964McCracken, GeorgeTV Show
Captain Newman, M.D.1963Carrozzo - Patient (uncredited)Movie
The Bill Dana Show1963Charlie, PeterTV Show
The Great Adventure1963DaviesTV Show
The Greatest Show on Earth1963Loring WagnerTV Show
The Lieutenant1963Jim DouglasTV Show
It's a Man's World1962Thomas A. 'Tom-Tom' DeWittTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Elliott SetlinTV Show
Lover Come Back1961Elevator Operator (uncredited)Movie
The Outsider1961Kid (uncredited)Movie
Ben Casey1961Albert BrianTV Show
Checkmate1960The Assistant DirectorTV Show
The Man Behind the Badge1953TV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

KathyMar 28, 2009

I loved him....I used to watch that girl faithfully as a child. I didn`t even hear of his death til reading this....I`m so sad!

dorisdayfanJan 14, 2009

I loved him on That Girl!! He was the PERFECT boyfriend.

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    Howard Weston Bessell, Jr. (March 20, 1935 – October 6, 1996), known as Ted Bessell, was an American television actor and director....

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    First Name Ted
    Last Name Bessell
    Age 61 (age at death) years
    Birthday 20th March, 1935
    Birthplace Queens, New York, USA
    Died 6th October, 1996
    Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cause of Death Aortic aneurysm
    Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
    Build Average
    Hair Color Brown - Light
    Zodiac Sign Pisces
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Actor
    Occupation Actor
    Claim to Fame Played Don Hollinger on That Girl
    Year(s) Active 1962–1996
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