He also appeared in films including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Although born in Pittsburgh, Cassidy was raised in Philippi, West Virginia two hours south of Pittsburgh.
Early in his academic career, Cassidy attended West Virginia Wesleyan College, in nearby Buckhannon, WV. He later attended Stetson University in DeLand, Florida as a Speech Major. Active in student government, he also played basketball for the Hatters.
Cassidy died in 1979 at age 46 from complications following open-heart surgery. Cassidy's remains were cremated, and buried in the backyard of his Woodland Hills home.
Ted Cassidy Facts
|Birth Name||Theodore Crawford Cassidy|
|Birthday||July 31, 1932|
|Birthplace||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Date of death||January 16, 1979 (Los Angeles, California, USA, age 46)|
|Height||6' 9" (2m6) How tall is Ted Cassidy compared to you?|
|The Corbomite Maneuver|
|The Addams Family|
|All's Well That Ends|
|Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid|
|Challenge of the Super Friends: Season 1|
|Frankenstein Jr. & The Impossibles: The Complete Series|