Ted McGinley
Actor
Ted McGinley
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.
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TV This Week, March 27 - April 2: 'Trainwreck' on HBO
LATimes - 11 months
SUNDAY Wyatt Nash, Katie Findlay, Faith Ford and Ted McGinley return in the TV movie "Karen Kingsbury's The Bridge Part 2." 7 p.m. Hallmark Channel A vicar (James Norton) and a detective (Robson Green walk into a second season of "Grantchester" on "Masterpiece Mystery!" And "Masterpiece Classic"...
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TV This Week, Dec. 6 -12: 'TV's Funniest Animated Stars' on Fox
LATimes - about 1 year
SUNDAY A bookstore — remember those? — is in need of a Christmas miracle in the new made-for-cable holiday fable "Karen Kingsbury's The Bridge." With Katie Findlay, Wyatt Nash, Ted McGinley and Faith Ford. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Adam Levine,...
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Ted McGinley May Have Cursed 'Mad Men' Last Night
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Matt Weiner seems to be more into risk-taking than ever this season: Ted McGinley was on "Mad Men" last night. The man known as "the patron saint of shark-jumping" -- he appeared on several shows including "Dynasty," "Sports Night," "Charlie Lawrence" and more shortly before their cancellation -- appeared on the Sunday, April 21 episode of the AMC drama as Mel, a writer on "To Have And To Hold," who wanted to swing with Don and Megan. "Mad Men" viewers immediately took to Twitter to express their concern over McGinley's appearance ... though next season is said to be the show's last anyway. Surest sign that #MadMen is on its way out? The appearance of Ted McGinley. — Alex M. (@Leupp) April 22, 2013 It's obvious that #MadMen has reached the beginning of the end, because Ted McGinley showed up. — Brad Trechak (@trechak) April 22, 2013 So is Mad Med cursed now that Ted McGinley has been on it? — threeze (@threeze) April 22, 2013 As much as McGinley -- also know ...
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Scott Baio's 'See Dad Run' Stages Mini-'Happy Days' Reunion
Huffington Post - about 4 years
Scott Baio has been enjoying his return to television on the original Nick@Nite series "See Dad Run." In it, he plays David Hobbs, a television star, who steps away from the spotlight to be a stay-at-home dad. On the latest episode, the producers staged a mini-"Happy Days" reunion when they cast Ted McGinley as an old acting rival. McGinley played Roger on the seminal sitcom while Baio played Chachi -- and even got a short-lived spin-off with the character. Now, the two are both fathers and their kids are competing against each other for student class president. As expected, this brings up their old rivalry, and the two find themselves quickly stoking their own competitive fires again. "On ‘Ted Plus 10,’ I raised 10 TV kids, while you raised two," Ted said. "Your next show should be ‘Calf-Biter: The Ted McGinley’ story. Or, wait a minute, how about, ‘Ted McGinley: Owner of a Freakishly Small Head,’ which I’m now crushing," David countered. TV Guide gave a big thumb ...
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'American Horror Story' Actress Books 'The Good Wife'
Huffington Post - about 4 years
Lily Rabe is returning to "The Good Wife." The "American Horror Story" star is reprising the role of Petra Moritz, a character she originated in Season 2. In the episode, "Going for the Gold," the Justice Department refuses to reveal who will be testifying against Eli Gold (Alan Cumming), so Elsbeth Tascioni (Carrie Preston) takes Assistant US Attorney Josh Perrotti (Kyle MacLachlan) to civil court for defamation in order to force him to answer her questions under oath. "Law & Order" veteran S. Epatha Merkerson will also appear as a judge. Other guest stars in the episode include Amanda Peet, Maura Tierney, T.R. Knight and Dominic Chianese. Rabe will also return to "American Horror Story" for Season 3. In other casting news ... "Breaking Bad" star Dean Norris has joined "Under the Dome." Norris will play a lead role, Big Jim, the show's villain. [THR] "See Dad Run" hosts "Happy Days" reunion. Ted McGinley will guest star as a fictional version of himse ...
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Monday’s Highlights: 'Hart Of Dixie' on KTLA
LATimes - almost 5 years
Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 22 - 28 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 22 - 28 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies “HART OF DIXIE’S” Rachel Bilson and Scott Porter star in a new episode of this fish-out-of-water drama set in the South, at 9 p.m. on KTLA. SERIES How I Met Your Mother: The friends start to notice resemblances between their significant others and their parents. Wayne Brady guest stars in this repeat (8 p.m. CBS). The Voice:  Adam and CeeLo perform with their teams in this new episode (8 p.m. NBC). Gossip Girl: Blair (Leighton Meester) comes up with a plan to keep her status on the Upper East Side from slipping while Lily (Kelly Rutherford) has concerns about her family unity and throws a gathering for William, Carol and Lola (Billy Baldwin, Sheila Kelly, Ella Rae Peck) in this new episode (8 p.m. KTLA). 2 Broke Girls:  Earl (Garrett Morris) suffers a heart attack when he sees Sophie (Jennifer C ...
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The Madden Curse, 2001-Present: A Pictoral History And Analysis - Houston Press (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
It's virtually bulletproof, basically the equivalent of gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated...arm in arm with Ted McGinley...while both wearing Cubs jerseys....and rubbing the Brady Bunch tiki statue on each other's faces
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'It's been magical,' actor says of time on the Island - Victoria Times Colonist
Google News - over 5 years
Ted McGinley, left, and director Doug Barr, seen here on location at Sea Forever Cottage, are shooting a made-for-TV movie. After appearing in dozens of movies and TV shows for 30 years,
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Kris Humphries working with Kim Kardashian's former 'DWTS' partner Mark Ballas ... - Zap2it.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Kim was the third star sent packing during Season 7, only besting Jeffrey Ross and Ted McGinley. Her scores never even broke the 20-point mark. Kardashian and Humphries will tie the knot and debut their dance on Aug. 20. And let's hope it looks nothing
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Eine schrecklich nette Familie - Kleine Zeitung
Google News - over 5 years
Mit: Ed O'Neill (Al Bundy), Katey Sagal (Peggy Bundy), Christina Applegate (Kelly Bundy), David Faustino (Bud Bundy), Amanda Bearse (Marcy D'Arcy), Ted McGinley (Jefferson D'Arcy), Juliet Tablak (Amber) • Regie: Gerry Cohen • Drehbuch: Katherine Green
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'80s Movie Bully No. 4 - KOCO Oklahoma City
Google News - over 5 years
Ted McGinley ("Happy Days," "The Love Boat" and "Married ... With Children") is to faltering TV series what Jack Kevorkian was to the terminally ill. He just gets in there and puts them out of their misery. And that's a shame, because Ted missed his
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Local church turns movie set for Hallmark - Canada.com
Google News - over 5 years
Genie Francis, star of the soap opera General Hospital, again plays newspaper columnist Peyton MacGruder and Ted McGinley (seen on Happy Days and Married...With Children) is Kingston Danville. The plot focuses on the search for a homeless single mom
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Hallmark film chooses Ladysmith - Ladysmith Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
Ladysmith will be welcoming a few famous faces as leads Genie Francis (of General Hospital fame) and Ted McGinley (from Married with Children and Happy Days) will be in town. The story centres on the search for a young woman, played by Trail's Laci
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You Want to Die Where Everybody Knows Your Name - Pajamas Media
Google News - over 5 years
... it's just words,” states executive producer Carol Mendelsohn. “We're very excited Ted Danson came along.” It's a good thing Danson let his hair go gray, because otherwise, he could really resemble Ted McGinley with this latest role
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PPBA Pony Final Caps Exciting Season - Palisadian-Post
Google News - over 5 years
Pali White was coached by Mike DeSantis and assisted by Ted McGinley, Mitch Stokes, Craig Ehlers and David Sanderson. Lastly, Pali Red, coached by Pete Sieling, finished in fifth (9-9-2) and was eliminated by White in the first round of the playoffs
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ted McGinley
    FIFTIES
  • 2011
    Age 52
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In the episode, Bat-Mite (voiced by Paul Reubens) wants the show cancelled to usher in a new, darker Batman TV show. To that end, he starts replacing aspects of the show, including switching Aquaman's regular voice actor (John DiMaggio) with McGinley. Ambush Bug (voiced by McGinley's Happy Days co-star Henry Winkler) helps to reverse the situation, in part by getting McGinley to break character (and mention his 6-year stint on Married... with Children) and leave, forcing DiMaggio's voice back into Aquaman. In 2008, McGinley became a contestant on the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars, and was paired with pro dancer Inna Brayer. Ted was the second contestant to be eliminated in the competition.
  • 2010
    Age 51
    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
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  • FORTIES
  • 2003
    Age 44
    A 2003 issue of People that focused on McGinley's casting on Hope & Faith was titled "Ted McGinley is Not a Killer", referencing his reputation for causing shows to jump the shark, though his long involvement with Married... with Children may have had the opposite effect: As Jefferson D'Arcy, a charming scam artist, and Marcy D'Arcy's husband, McGinley's contributions may have enabled the series to have a longer and more successful run with some fans preferring him to his predecessor, played by David Garrison.
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    From 2003-2006, he played Charley Shanowski on Hope & Faith.
    More Details Hide Details McGinley was called "the patron saint of shark-jumping" by jumptheshark.com founder Jon Hein. This is a reference to the popular and enduring shows which have featured him in their declining years often to replace a departing regular castmember. Hein writes that this is not a comment "on Ted's fine acting skills" and that "he has a great sense of humor about it, too." In one episode of Married... with Children (a show that stayed on the air for six seasons after McGinley's addition to the cast) McGinley himself spoofed this fact by asking Al, "Another picture, captain? I mean, Fonzie?.Al?".
  • THIRTIES
  • 1989
    Age 30
    He then went into the role of Jefferson D'Arcy on Married... with Children from 1989 to 1997.
    More Details Hide Details He had recurring roles on Aaron Sorkin's TV shows Sports Night, as Dana's boyfriend Gordon, and The West Wing as a TV news anchor.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1984
    Age 25
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He went on to appear in regular roles in television series including The Love Boat and Dynasty.
  • 1982
    Age 23
    During the run of Happy Days, he landed a role in the 1982 comedy film Young Doctors in Love.
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  • 1980
    Age 21
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1958
    Born
    Born on May 30, 1958.
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