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Queens, New York, USA
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Los Angeles, California, USA
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Played Don Hollinger on That Girl
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Born in New York City, Ted`s early career included guest appearances in soap operas, Lover Come Back (1961) and "It`s a Man`s World" (1962). Ted went on to appear as "Frankie" on "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C." (1964), but his big break was as "That Guy" on the successful Marlo Thomas Television series "That Girl" (1966). As "Don Hollinger", he played the boyfriend of aspiring actress "Ann Marie". After that, he appeared in a number of short lived Television comedy series including "Me and the Chimp" (1972), "Good Time Harry" (1980) and "Hail to the Chief" (1985). After being stereotyped as the good boyfriend, Ted found jobs hard to find so he moved towards the direction and production end of Television. Ted directed episodes of "The Tracey Ullman Show" (1987) and "Sibs" (1991). At the time of his death, he was preparing to direct a movie version of the Television series "Bewitched" (1964).
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Howard Weston Bessell, Jr. (March 20, 1935 – October 6, 1996), known as Ted Bessell, was an American television actor and director.
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passed away on 6th Oct 1996 aged 61. |||
Ted Bessell passed away on 6th Oct 1996 aged 61.
Ted Bessell was in relationships with Donna Gordon and Janeen Darrah.
Ted Bessell had 2 children, Sarah and Mary.
Ted Bessell is a 61 year old American Actor. Born on 20th March, 1935 in Queens, New York, USA, he is famous for Played Don Hollinger on That Girl in a career that spans 1962–1996. His zodiac sign is Pisces.
Ted Bessell was in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Mary Tyler Moore in Mary Tyler Moore (1970) and Marlo Thomas in That Girl (1966).
Ted Bessell is a member of the following lists:
People from Manhasset, New York,
Male actors from New York and
20th-century American male actors.
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