Obituary of Ted Knight

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Ted Knight

Ted Knight (born December 7th, 1923 in Terryville, Connecticut) was a TV Actor who was best known for being cast as Ted Baxter in the American TV sitcom "The Mary Tyler Moore Show". Ted died on August 26th, 1986 and his death was because of colon and bladder cancer. Mr. Knight was 62 years old when he bought the farm.

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Ted Knight Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Knight, Ted
    • Common Name: Ted Knight
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Terryville, Connecticut, United States
    • Birth Date: December 07, 1923
    • Age: 62 (at death)
    • Occupation: TV Actor
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Wendy's Chicken Sandwich
    • Favorite Color: Magenta (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Ted's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Tadeus Wladyslaw Konopka
    • Father: Charles Walter Konopka
    • Mother: Sophia Konopka (née Kavaleski)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Dorothy Smith ​(married 1948-1986, his death)

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 26 1986 at age 62
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Cancer (Colon and bladder)
  • Interment: buried in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California

Category Tags:

TV ActorAmerican Born on December 7th Born in 1923 Born in Connecticut Died in 1986 Died at age 62 Died from Cancer

Quotable Quotes:

"Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it."

"Mary was one sexy babe and I tried to get together with her - but it wasn't meant to be."

"Ted Knight will always be remembered for his significant contributions to entertainment and for the joy he brought to millions of people with his talent, wit, and charming personality. (V)"

Is Mr. Ted Knight still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-12-23 08:43:04
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