Ted Danson

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Name Ted Danson
Character D.B. Russell
Birth Date December 29, 1947
Birth Place San Diego, California, U.S.

Edward Bridge "Ted" Danson III is an American actor, author and producer. He portrays night shift supervisor D.B. Russell on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Danson has won several Emmy awards, Golden Globe Awards and a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame for his acting work.

Early LifeEdit

Ted Danson was born in San Diego, California. After his college years, he soon became interested in drama at Stanford University and yearned to become an actor.


Early CareerEdit

Danson began his television career on a T.V called, Somerset. He made a number of small appearances in televisions, including spots on Laverne and Shirley; B.J and the Bear; Family; Benson; Taxi; Magnum P.I.; and Tucker.

"Cheers" BreakthroughEdit

Danson was cast in his most famous role in a new T.V show called Cheers. His character was called Sam Malone and it was soon to become one of Danson's most iconic roles. The show ran from 1982 till 1993 and it has won four Emmy Awards and a Golden Glode Award. The show was very well accepted by the audience and the critics.

Later CareerEdit

Since this, Danson has appeared in many successful TV Dramas such as Something About Amelia and Damages, Glenn Close. He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries for that role. He has also starred as the main role is several TV Dramas, winning awards in the process.

In 2011 Danson joined CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, in a regular role where he portrays D.B. Russell, the night shift supervisor for the Las Vegas Crime Lab.

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