With his 6' 4" frame, Ted is usually cast as a large mean sort of guy but he actually has his roots in comedy, including stand-up, all the way back to the days when Lenny Bruce was his manager. Still, Ted is best known for his villainy and his supporting role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. He's menaced everyone: Peter Fonda and Brooke Shields in Wanda Nevada, Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte in Another 48 Hours, and Bruce Willis in Last Man Standing. His television work is no less varied, guest starring in Baywatch, Murder, She Wrote, Hunter, Dallas, Hill Street Blues and many others.
[Jake Sternoff]