More Ted Danson Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Living with the Dead)Ted Danson currently stars in the CBS series BECKER, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination. He is also well known for his role in the long-running series Cheers, and received two Emmy Awards (1990 and 1993) as Best Actor in a Comedy Series and nine Emmy nominations for his portrayal of Sam Malone. The role also won him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 1989 and 1990. Danson's other television credits include the CBS series Ink, in which he starred with his wife Mary Steenburgen, Frasier, Veronica's Closet, Ellen and The Larry David Show. He has also been in the television movies Gulliver's Travels, Thanks of a Grateful Nation, The Women's Room, When the Bough Breaks and Something About Amelia, for which he won a Golden Globe Award.
Biography #3Ted Danson first teamed with Lawrence Kasdan on the director's debut film, Body Heat. For twelve years, Danson charmed television audiences with his portrayal of Sam Malone on the hit comedy series Cheers. The role earned him the Golden Globe Award in 1989 and 1990, the Emmy Award in 1990 and 1993, as well as several additional Emmy nominations. Prior to Cheers, Danson made his screen debut in the 1979 film of Joseph Wambaugh's The Onion Field. His popularity soared in 1987 when he starred opposite Tom Selleck and Steve Guttenberg in the hit comedy Three Men and a Baby. He went on to star in Cousins, Dad, Three Men and a Little Lady, and Made in America. Danson was most recently seen in Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan, as well as Homegrown, with Billy Bob Thornton, John Lithgow, Hank Azaria and Kelly Lynch.
On television, Danson can currently be seen in the CBS series Becker. He also recently starred opposite Jennifer Jason Leigh in the Showtime production Thanks of a Grateful Nation. He starred opposite Mary Steenburgen in the CBS series Ink, which he also executive produced. Danson portrayed Lemuel Gulliver in the critically acclaimed miniseries Gulliver's Travels.
Bio courtesy Touchstone (24-Aug-2002)