DEAD: Ted Cassidy

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Ted Cassidy (aged 46)
-American actor (The Addams Family, Star Trek)


Theodore 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 voice, he tended to play unusual characters in offbeat or science-fiction series such as Star Trek and I Dream of Jeannie, and is best known for the role of Lurchon The Addams Family in the mid-1960s. He is also known for narrating The Incredible Hulk TV series.

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DEATH: Cassidy underwent surgery at St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles to have a non-malignant tumor removed from his heart. While recovering at home, complications arose several days later and he was readmitted. On January 16, 1979, Cassidy died at age 46 at St. Vincent Medical Center.

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