(1970s) Played a bartender in a Lite Beer commercial featuring Wilt Chamberlain
. At the end of the commercial, Cassidy sarcastically called Chamberlain "shorty".
1 Interview |
Ted 'Lurch' Cassidy | Itself | David Opatoshu
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, while the boss hits them in the face -- scratching your head a lot ...
Worked as a staff announcer for WFAA radio in Dallas prior to his acting career and was part of WFAA's ongoing coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy
on November 22, 1963. Among the first to interview assassination eyewitnesses W.E. Newman Jr.
and Gayle Newman
Towering height and slender frame