Date of Birth:
31 July 1932
Ted Cassidy played in 3 movies in the Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi, Family, Action, Animation genres.
Ted Cassidy got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
Worked as a staff announcer for WFAA radio in Dallas prior to his acting career and was part of WFAA's ongoing coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Among the first to interview assassination eyewitnesses W.E. Newman Jr. and Gayle Newman.
Played one season of college basketball at Stetson University in the 1950s and averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds a game.
Lurch was supposed to be silent, as in the Charles Addams cartoons, but during the shooting of the pilot, when Ted made his very first appearance at the sounding of the gong, he ad libbed the now famous line, "You rang?" in his trademark sonorous voice, and everyone was so impressed that Lurch became a speaking role.
... Read more