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Ted Cassidy
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Born:31 July 1932Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Known As:Lurch/ThingTV's "The Addams Family"
Trivia:Ted Cassidy was 6' 9" tall.
Had two children, a boy (Sean) born in 1957 and a girl (Cameron) born in 1960.
Both children became lawyers.
Played one season of college basketball at Stetson University in the 1960s and
averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds a game.
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 William and Gayle Newman.
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Filmography:The Internet Movie DatabaseTed Cassidy Filmography.
Departed:16 January 1979 Los Angeles, California, USA 
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