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Edward Bridge "Ted" Danson III is mainly known for his role as lead character Sam Malone on the NBC sitcom Cheers (1982–1993). He plays the role of Michael in The Good Place.


Edward Bridge "Ted" Danson III is an American actor, author, and producer who is best known for his role in Cheers, The Good Place and Becker.


  • Ted Danson's cousin is Michelle Grigg.
  • He has been married to Mary Steenburgen since 1995, and has two daughters from previous marriages: kate and Alexis
  • Danson has been nominated for 18 Primetime Emmy Awards, winning two; 11 Golden Globe Awards nominations, winning three; one Screen Actors Guild Award; and one American Comedy Award and has been awarded a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.



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