Ted Knight

Mary Tyler Moore
1923 - 1986

Ted Knight  American Actor

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Ted Knight passed away on 26th Aug 1986 aged 62. His last relationship was when Dorothy Knight and Ted Knight were married for 38 years before Ted Knight died aged 62.

Relationships

Ted Knight was previously married to Dorothy Knight (1948 - 1986).

Ted Knight had 3 children, Ted, Elyse and Eric.

About

Ted Knight is a 62 year old American Actor. Born Tadeus Wladyslaw Konopka on 7th December, 1923 in Terryville, Plymouth, Connecticut, USA, he is famous for Ted Baxter on Mary Tyler Moore, Too Close for Comf in a career that spans 1950–1986. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Ted Knight was in an on-screen matchup with Nancy Dussault in Too Close for Comfort (1980).

Ted Knight is a member of the following lists: Military personnel from Connecticut, Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award winners and Male actors from Connecticut.

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Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship38 yrs, 7 mths
Shortest Relationship38 yrs, 7 mths
Average Relationship Length38 yrs, 7 mths
First Name Ted
Middle Name Wladyslaw
Last Name Knight
Full Name at Birth Tadeus Wladyslaw Konopka
Alternative Name Theodore C. Konopka
Age 62 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th December, 1923
Birthplace Terryville, Plymouth, Connecticut, USA
Died 26th August, 1986
Place of Death Pacific Palisades, California, USA
Cause of Death Cancer - Colon
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Randall School of Fine Arts, Hartford, CT
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Ted Baxter on Mary Tyler Moore, Too Close for Comf
Year(s) Active 1950–1986

Ted Knight (December 7, 1923 – August 26, 1986) was an American actor and voice artist perhaps best known for playing the comedic role of Ted Baxter in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Henry Rush in Too Close for Comfort, and Judge Elihu Smails in Caddyshack.

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Ted Knight62 SagittariusActor
American
Dorothy Knight-

Children

NameGenderBornAge
TedMale
ElyseFemale
EricMale

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Caddyshack1980Judge Elihu SmailsMovie
Too Close for Comfort1980Henry RushTV Show
The Ted Knight Show1978Roger DennisTV Show
The Love Boat1977Barney Gordon, Tom McMann, Captain Gunner NordquistTV Show
Busting Loose1977Roger DennisTV Show
The Ghost Busters1975Simon de CantervilleTV Show
Emilio and His Magical Bull1975Movie
The Fireman's Ball1974TV Movie
Paradise1974Movie
Inch High, Private Eye1973TV Show
Star Trek: The Animated Series1973VendorianTV Show
Super Friends1973The FlashTV Show
Lassie's Rescue Rangers1973Ben TurnerTV Show
Of Thee I Sing1972Ted BaxterTV Movie
The New Scooby-Doo Movies1972The PenguinTV Show
The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie1972Ben TurnerTV Show
Cold Turkey1971Mr. Slick (uncredited)Movie
MASH1970Offstage Dialog (voice, uncredited)Movie
Mary Tyler Moore1970Ted BaxterTV Show
The Immortal1969Dr. ArlissTV Show
Anatomy of a Crime1969Nick AmesTV Movie
Countdown1968Walter LarsonMovie
Aquaman1968Narrator, Additional Characters (voice)TV Show
Fantastic Voyage1968Commander Jonathan Kidd, Professor Carter, Narrator (voice)TV Show
The Batman/Superman Hour1968Commissioner GordonTV Show
The Outsider1968Nick AmesTV Show
Garrison's Gorillas1967John WernerTV Show
Journey to the Center of the Earth1967Professor Oliver LindenbrookTV Show
Judd for the Defense1967FanTV Show
The Invaders1967Summit Attendee, Alien Air Force Major McEvoyTV Show
The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure1967Chrystal Man Leader, NarratorTV Show
T.H.E. Cat1966J.W. HardmanTV Show
The New Adventures of Superman1966Perry WhiteTV Show
The Adventures of Superboy1966NarratorMovie
Blindfold1965Dr. Bob Berford (uncredited)Movie
The Katherine Reed Story1965NarratorShort Film
Get Smart1965Hans Frome, KAOS Agent #1TV Show
Run for Your Life1965Sam BillingsTV Show
The F.B.I.1965Milo, Security Guard, Doc VenturaTV Show
The Wild Wild West1965DanielTV Show
Young Dillinger1965JohnsynMovie
12 O'Clock High1964Lt. Col. RogersTV Show
Gomer Pyle: USMC1964Don MillsTV Show
The Candidate1964Frank CarltonMovie
The Young Marrieds1964Phil Sterling (1965)TV Show
Nightmare in Chicago1964TV Movie
Arrest and Trial1963Sgt. ThomasTV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963Dr. Lessing, Carl LombardoTV Show
The Fugitive1963Dr. Rains, Lieutenant MooneyTV Show
The Lieutenant1963Yeoman Mark HollanderTV Show
The Outer Limits1963Mr. JeromeTV Show
Young Men in a Hurry1963Bill SmithTV Movie
13 West Street1962BaldwinMovie
Hitler1962Maj. BuchMovie
The Interns1962Photographer's Assistant at Fashion Shoot (uncredited)Movie
The Pigeon That Took Rome1962Steve (uncredited)Movie
Combat!1962German SergeantTV Show
McHale's Navy1962Admiral Go-Go GrangerTV Show
Sam Benedict1962Judge SloanTV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962Warden, Detective JansenTV Show
The Virginian1962Miner, SkellyTV Show
The New Loretta Young Show1962HaskellTV Show
Cry for Happy1961Lt. GlickMovie
The Great Impostor1961Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Cain's Hundred1961Detective, Joe BowenTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961HenrykTV Show
Ripcord1961The AttendantTV Show
The Asphalt Jungle1961Reporter, LawyerTV Show
Swingin' Along1961PriestMovie
Key Witness1960Cowboy's Lawyer (uncredited)Movie
Man on a String1960Prof. Vasheen (uncredited)Movie
Psycho1960Policeman in Hallway Opening Door (uncredited)Movie
Outlaws1960ProsecutorTV Show
Pete and Gladys1960NeighborTV Show
Surfside 61960Tod EdwardsTV Show
13 Fighting Men1960SamuelMovie
Twelve Hours to Kill1960Police Sgt. DentonMovie
The Clear Horizon1960Col. Tate (1960-1962)TV Show
Cage of Evil1960Lt. Dan Ivers (uncredited)Movie
Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond1959WoodruffTV Show
Bonanza1959Mayor Amos Garrett, HalloranTV Show
Bourbon Street Beat1959Capt. Brent DawsonTV Show
Hawaiian Eye1959Chuck TaylorTV Show
Lock Up1959Fred PrescottTV Show
Mr. Lucky1959Dr. Benjamin FurstTV Show
The Untouchables1959Turnley, Congressman OliverTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959AdamsTV Show
The Man and the Challenge1959John Mickelson, Dr. HerterTV Show
Manhunt1959Fletcher StevensTV Show
Lawman1958Frank JorgensonTV Show
Peter Gunn1958PooleTV Show
Sea Hunt1958Steve PoweryTV Show
The Donna Reed Show1958Phil MartinTV Show
Target1958TV Show
How to Marry a Millionaire1957Bill SuttonTV Show
Mike Hammer1956Asst. District Attorney Barney GreenTV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Mr. MaynardTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Bill Miller, Jay RabbTV Show
Highway Patrol1955Merrill HartmanTV Show
Lassie1954Mr. VentriloTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953JudgeTV Show
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CraigSnyderMay 21, 2013

Ted Knight was hilarious. Loved him on Mary Tyler Moore and in Caddyshack he was amazingly funny.

rn_tracy1_rnApr 25, 2013

Another fine CT actor. Love ya Ted. RIP


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