Ted Cassidy

Mother Lurch Visits ... and Lurch gets to Play Master of the House
1932 - 1979

Ted Cassidy  American Actor


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First Name Ted
Last Name Cassidy
Age 46 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st July, 1932
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died 16th January, 1979
Cause of Death during heart surgery
Height 6' 9" (206 cm)
Build Athletic
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Lurch of The Addam`s Family
Year(s) Active 1952–1979

Theodore Crawford "Ted" Cassidy (July 31, 1932 – January 16, 1979) was an American actor. Noted for his tall stature at 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m), (A result of acromegaly) he tended to play unusual characters in offbeat or science-fiction series such as Star Trek and I Dream of Jeannie. He is perhaps best known for the role of Lurch on The Addams Family.

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Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All1982ThunTV Movie
The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone1979Frankenstone (voice)TV Movie
Goin' Coconuts1978MickeyMovie
Dr. Strange1978Demon Balzaroth (voice, uncredited)TV Movie
Challenge of the SuperFriends1978Black MantaTV Show
Godzilla1978GodzillaTV Show
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978GoliathTV Show
The Fantastic Four1978Ben GrimmTV Show
The Incredible Hulk1978HulkTV Show
Jana of the Jungle1978MontaroTV Show
Yogi's Space Race1978TV Show
The Flintstones Little Big League1978Police Officer (voice)TV Movie
Dinky Dog1978Additional VoicesTV Show
The Last Remake of Beau Geste1977BlindmanMovie
Halloween with the New Addams Family1977LurchTV Movie
Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels1977TV Show
The All-New Super Friends Hour1977CragTV Show
Man from Atlantis1977CanjaTV Show
Sugar Time!1977TV Show
Space Sentinels1977Agent KronosTV Show
Benny and Barney: Las Vegas Undercover1977Jake TuttleTV Movie
Cowboysan1977BaddieShort Film
Harry and Walter Go to New York1976LearyMovie
Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle1976PhobegTV Show
The Bionic Woman1976BigfootTV Show
Poor Pretty Eddie1975KenoMovie
Planet Earth1974IsiahTV Movie
Chico and the Man1974BrunoTV Show
The Six Million Dollar Man1974BigfootTV Show
The Great Lester Boggs1974Movie
Thunder County1974CabriniMovie
The Harrad Experiment1973Diner Patron (uncredited)Movie
The Slams1973GloverMovie
The Addams Family1973LurchTV Show
Banacek1972Jerry CrawfordTV Show
Hec Ramsey1972Mountain Man PeteTV Show
The New Scooby-Doo Movies1972LurchTV Show
Charcoal Black1972StrikerMovie
The Limit1972Big DonnieMovie
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid1969Harvey LoganMovie
Mackenna's Gold1969HachitaMovie
Genesis II1969IsiahTV Movie
Blaze Glory1969Voices (voice)Short Film
The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn1968Injun JoeTV Show
Jack and the Beanstalk1967The GiantTV Movie
Birdman1967Meteor ManTV Show
Fantastic 41967GalactusTV Show
Ironside1967WrestlerTV Show
Mannix1967Felipe MontoyaTV Show
Mr. Terrific1967BojoTV Show
The Herculoids1967Igoo (1967-1969) (voice, uncredited)TV Show
Super President1967Spy Shadow (voice)TV Show
Batman1966LurchTV Show
Frankenstein, Jr. and the Impossibles1966Frankenstein, Jr.TV Show
Space Ghost1966MetallusTV Show
Star Trek1966GornTV Show
Tarzan1966SampsonTV Show
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966TullioTV Show
The Phyllis Diller Show1966MaxieTV Show
I Dream of Jeannie1965Hamid, HabibTV Show
Laredo1965MonteTV Show
Lost in Space1965SlaveTV Show
Daniel Boone1964Gentle SamTV Show
The Addams Family1964LurchTV Show
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1964EdgarTV Show
The Beverly Hillbillies1962Mr. TedTV Show
Insight1960TV Show
The Angry Red Planet1959Martian (voice, uncredited)Movie
Bonanza1959GarthTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

mr64Jan 3, 2011

It`s coming up on the 31st anniversary of his death, I wish I could have met my namesake. They`ve called me lurch forever, I`m proud of that!

mr64Dec 25, 2010

The best and only lurch. It's been my nickname for years too. You are missed greatly big guy!

RichardSep 16, 2009

Lurch in the Adams family,and was in the Star Trek episode What are little girls made off. Died much to young.

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