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Ted Knight –

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About Ted Knight (1923 – 1986)
Ted Knight was born on December 7, 1923, in Terryville, Connecticut.

On August 26, 1986, Ted Knight passed away in Los Angeles, California from cancer.

Sometimes, Ted Knight is credited as Edward Knight. His birth name is Tadeus Wladyslaw Konopka.

A TV Series favorite, Ted Knight has been on several TV series, including: Too Close For Comfort; playing Henry Rush, The Ted Knight Show; as Roger Dennis, the The Mary Tyler Moore Show; as Ted Baxter, The Young Marrieds; as Phil Sterling, and The Clear Horizon; as Col. Tate.

Ted Knight has three children: Ted, Eric and Elyse Knight. Elyse is an actress seen in The Egoists, playing Sophia.

Ted Knight had a very small uncredited role at the end of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, playing the cell guard who opens the cell door for another officer who is going to give Norman Bates a blanket.

Ted Knight's notable movie credits include...

Caddyshack (1980)
Anatomy of a Crime (1969)
Countdown (1968)
Young Dillinger (1965)
13 West Street (1962)
Swingin' Along (1961)

Ted Knight and Nancy Dussault in Too Close for Comfort (1980-1986).
Knight with John Dehner and Jack Warden in The Twilight Zone (1959).
Ted Knight, Donna Reed, Carl Betz, James Darren, and Jesse White in an episode of The Donna Reed Show (1959).
Playing Show Host on Saturday Night Live (1979).
In an uncredited role in Psycho (1960).
With Phil Silvers in the Phil Silvers Musical Comedy Variety Special (1976).
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Knight in his most famous role, as buffoonish anchorman Ted Baxter in The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-1976)... top picture with Georgie Engel... second picture with Ed Asner and Mary Tyler Moore... fourth picture with Paul Sorensen, Mary Tyler Moore, and Gavin MacLeod... fifth picture with Ed Asner... sixth picture with Mary Tyler Moore... seventh picture with Mary Tyler Moore and Walter Kronkite... bottom picture with Mary Tyler Moore and Ed Asner.
In Countdown (1968).
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Ted Knight in Caddyshack (1980)...
with Cindy Morgan in second picture from bottom.