(1970s) Played a bartender in a Lite Beer commercial featuring Wilt Chamberlain
. At the end of the commercial, Cassidy sarcastically called Chamberlain "shorty".
Ted 'Lurch' Cassidy
6' 9" (2.06 m)
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"If I'm up for a part if, I'm asked to play something, I really worry what I'm going to be because they always make fellows like me the big dumb galoot, the oaf who doesn't know anything, who trips over himself. We are apparently idiots, all big men. You end up never leading anybody to anything. You end up holding people...
Married immediately after graduating from Stetson and worked at a radio station in Jacksonville, Florida, and then at a radio station in Pensacola, Florida (where his children were born), before taking a job at WFAA in Dallas, Texas. Contacts made at WFAA led to his audition for "The Addams Family".
Towering height and slender frame