Ted Knight Rank
About Ted Knight
Ted Knight was first seen on television in 1950 as a host of a children’s show. Because he was adept at ventriloquism and puppeteering, he became a popular choice for hosting children’s variety shows and he continued until the 1960s when he transitioned to minor roles in Hollywood.
He came to prominence in the 1970s while playing Ted Baxter in the sitcom, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”. His other best-known roles are Judge Elihu Smails in the film, “Caddyshack” and Henry Rush in “Too Close for Comfort”.
His Polish-American parents, Charles Konopka and Sophia Kavaleski named him Tadeusz Wladyslaw Konopka at birth. He and his wife, Dorothy Smith had three children.
He won two Primetime Emmy Awards for “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”.
He died of colon cancer complications on 26 August 1986.
Ted Knight Rank
Ted Knight's Popularity
Ted Knight was a famous American actor, who was born on December 7, 1923. As a person born on this date, Ted Knight is listed in our database as the 90th most popular celebrity for the day (December 7) and the 126th most popular for the year (1923).
People born on December 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Ted Knight is the 2726th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Ted Knight's birthday, Ted Knight is the 18022nd most famous American.
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