Ted McGinley

Born May 30, 1958

Theodore Martin "Ted" McGinley is an American actor. He is known for his role as Jefferson D'Arcy on the television series Married... with Children and as Charley Shanowski on the ABC sitcom Hope & Faith. He was also a regular on Happy Days and The Love Boat.… Read More

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1958 Birth Born on May 30, 1958.


1980 22 Years Old McGinley began his career in modeling. After a casting director spotted a picture of him in GQ, he was cast in comedy series Happy Days as Roger Phillips (nephew of the Cunninghams), a role he played from 1980-1984.
1982 24 Years Old During the run of Happy Days, he landed a role in the 1982 comedy film Young Doctors in Love.
1984 26 Years Old After Happy Days ended in 1984, McGinley appeared in Revenge of the Nerds where he played Stanley Gable, the head of the jock-run Alpha Beta fraternity and the primary antagonist of the Lambda Lambda Lambda nerd fraternity; he reprised the role in the third and fourth movies in the "Nerds" franchise, both produced for television. … Read More


1989 31 Years Old He then went into the role of Jefferson D'Arcy on Married... with Children from 1989 to 1997. … Read More


2003 45 Years Old 1 More Event
From 2003-2006, he played Charley Shanowski on Hope & Faith. … Read More


2010 52 Years Old In a 2010 Los Angeles Times article, former Happy Days writer Fred Fox, Jr., who wrote the episode that later spawned the phrase, said, "Was the jump episode of Happy Days deserving of its fate? No, it wasn't. All successful shows eventually start to decline. We feel "Ted the Show Killer" was the reason Happy Days was canceled." McGinley married actress Gigi Rice in 1991 and has two sons whose names are Terman and Quinn McGinley, and they reside in Los Angeles
2011 53 Years Old More recently, in 2011, McGinley again made fun of his "shark-jumping" abilities in "Mitefall", the final episode of the Batman: The Brave and the Bold animated series on Cartoon Network. … Read More
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