Oakland, California, USA
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The Love Boat
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Theodore "Ted" William Lange (born January 5, 1948) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter best known for his role as the bartender, Isaac Washington, in the TV series The Love Boat. Born in Oakland, California, Lange attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Lange was a cast member of the musical Hair. His first screen appearance was in the documentary film Wattstax. After appearing in the film Black Belt Jones in 1974, he portrayed Junior on the series That`s My Mama before landing the role of Isaac the bartender on The Love Boat in 1977. After the series ended in 1986, Lange appeared in various films and guest roles on 227, Glitch!, Evening Shade, Scrubs, Drake & Josh, The King of Queens, and Psych. In addition to his film and television work, Lange has also done extensive theater work. He made his Broadway debut in 1968 in the musical Hair. He also performed in a one man show, Behind the Mask: An Evening with Paul Laurence Dunbar. During the run of The Love Boat, Lange also served as director and screenwriter on various episodes of the series. In 1977, he wrote the screenplay for the 1977 drama Passing Through, starring Cora Lee Day and Marla Gibbs. In 1999, Lange directed two episodes of The Love Boat: The Next Wave, the UPN series based on The Love Boat. He also directed episodes of Moesha, Dharma & Greg, and Eve. In 2008, he directed the drama For Love of Amy. Lange has also done extensive theater work as playwright and stage director. He has penned seventeen plays including George Washington`s Boy, a historical drama about the relationship between the first president and his favorite slave and the comedy Lemon Meringue Facade.
Lange has been married to wife Sheryl Thompson since 1978. The couple have two children, Ted IV and Turner Wallace Lange.
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Theodore William Lange
Theodore William "Ted" Lange (; born January 5, 1948) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter best known for his role as the bartender, Isaac Washington, in the 1970s TV series The Love Boat. Lange and Gavin MacLeod, who played his captain in the series, have remained close friends.
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