How many celebrities named Ted can you think of? The famous Teds and Theodores below have many different professions, including notable actors named Ted, famous athletes named Theodore, and even musicians named Ted. Unfortunately, some are even murderers named Ted, like Ted Bundy and Ted Kaczynski.
Theodore Roosevelt is certainly one of the most famous Theodores on this list. One of the famous politicians named Theodore, he served as the 26th president of the United States of America. His face is among those depicted on Mount Rushmore.
Another of the famous people with the first name Ted is Ted Nugent. He is a musician best known for songs like “Stranglehold” and “Wango Tango.” He is also well-known for his outspoken political views.
Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Ted or Theodore? Just add them to the list!
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of AmericaTheodore Roosevelt Jr. ( ROH-zə-velt; October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer who served as the 26th president of the ...more
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of AmericaEdward Bridge Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor and producer who played the lead character Sam Malone on the NBC sitcom Cheers, Jack Holden in the films Three Men and a Baby ...more
Birthplace: Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States of AmericaTheodore John Kaczynski (; born May 22, 1942), also known as the Unabomber (), is an American domestic terrorist, former mathematics professor, and anarchist author. He was a mathematics prodigy, but ...more
Birthplace: Calgary, CanadaRafael Edward Cruz (born December 22, 1970) is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator for Texas since 2013. He was the runner-up for the Republican nomination ...more
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of AmericaRobert Edward Turner III (born November 19, 1938) is an American media proprietor, producer, and philanthropist. As a businessman, he is known as founder of the Cable News Network (CNN), the first ...more
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of AmericaTheodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass (March 26th, 1950 – January 13th, 2010) was an American singer. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he initially rose to musical fame as the lead ...more
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States of AmericaTheodore Robert Bundy (born Theodore Robert Cowell; November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was an American serial killer and necrophile who kidnapped, raped, and murdered numerous young women and ...more
Birthplace: Eastern United States, Boston, New England, United States of America, DorchesterEdward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts for almost 47 years, from 1962 until his death in 2009. A ...more
Birthplace: Terryville, Connecticut, USATed Knight (December 7, 1923 – August 26, 1986) was an American actor and voice artist well known for playing the comedic roles of Ted Baxter in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Henry Rush in Too Close for ...more
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, UKEdward James Martin Koppel (born February 8, 1940) is a British-born American broadcast journalist, best known as the anchor for Nightline, from the program's inception in 1980 until 2005. Before ...more
Birthplace: London, United KingdomTed "Kid" Lewis (born Gershon Mendeloff; 28 October 1893 – 20 October 1970) was an English professional boxer who twice won the World Welterweight Championship (147 lb). Lewis is often ranked among ...more
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, USAEdward Allen (born May 20, 1965) is an American author and television personality. He was the food and wine connoisseur on the Bravo network's television program Queer Eye, and has been the host of ...more
- 1954-01-18Theodore Marvin DiBiase Sr. (born January 18, 1954) is an American former professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister and color commentator. He is signed with WWE working in their Legends ...more
Ted DiBiase, Jr.1982-11-08
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of AmericaTheodore Marvin DiBiase Jr. (born November 8, 1982) is an American businessman, actor, and former professional wrestler, best known for his time with WWE. Part of the DiBiase wrestling family, he was ...more
Birthplace: Cleveland, OhioTheodore Ginn Jr. (born April 12, 1985) is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at ...more
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, USATheodore Martin McGinley (born May 30, 1958) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Jefferson D'Arcy on the television sitcom Married... with Children and as Charley Shanowski on the ABC ...more
Birthplace: Detroit, Highland Park, MichiganTed Lyle Simmons (born August 9, 1949) is an American former professional baseball player and coach. A switch-hitter, Simmons was a catcher for most of his Major League Baseball career with the St. ...more
Birthplace: Lake Charles, LouisianaTheodore Amar Lyons (December 28, 1900 – July 25, 1986) was an American professional baseball starting pitcher, manager and coach in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played in 21 MLB seasons, all with ...more
Birthplace: Redford, Michigan, United States of AmericaTheodore Anthony Nugent (; born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and political activist. Nugent initially gained fame as the lead guitarist of the Amboy Dukes, a band ...more
Birthplace: Yorktown, Mount Pleasant Township, Indiana, United States of AmericaTed Arthur Haggard (; born June 27, 1956) is an American evangelical pastor. Haggard is the founder and former pastor of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado and is a founder of the ...more
Birthplace: Saginaw, MichiganTheodore Huebner Roethke ( RET-kee; May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was an American poet. Roethke is regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential poets of his generation.Roethke's work is ...more
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of AmericaTheodore Samuel "Ted" Williams was an American Major League Baseball left fielder, and later manager. Williams played his entire 19-year major league career for the Boston Red Sox from 19391942 and ...more
Birthplace: Biloxi, MississippiTed Hawkins (October 28, 1936 – January 1, 1995) was an American singer-songwriter born in Biloxi, Mississippi. He was an enigmatic figure for most of his career. He split his time between his ...more
Birthplace: Guatemala City, GuatemalaTheodore Paul Hendricks (born November 1, 1947) is a Guatemalan-born former American football player who was a linebacker for 15 seasons with the Baltimore Colts, Green Bay Packers, and the Oakland ...more
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of AmericaTheodore Crawford Cassidy (July 31, 1932 – January 16, 1979) was an American actor of radio, television and film and voice artist. Noted for his tall stature at 6 ft 9 in (206 cm) and his deep bass ...more