SNL Ted Danson
Ted Danson
Born: December 29, 1947
Time on SNL: As Host:
February 11, 1989
October 12, 1991

Edward "Ted" Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor, author, and producer best known for his roles as Sam Malone on the NBC sitcom Cheers from 1982 to 1993, the titular character Dr. John Becker on the CBS sitcom Becker from 1998 to 2004, and currently stars as D.B. Russell on the CBS crime drama series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation since 2011. He hosted Saturday Night Live on February 11, 1989 and also made a cameo on October 12, 1991 during his Cheers co-star Kirstie Alley's opening monologue.


  • Pat Riley
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.