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Ted Jordan (I) (1924–2005)

Ted Jordan was born on May 23, 1924 in Circleville, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on Gunsmoke (1955), The Million Dollar Duck (1971) and The Wrecking Crew (1969). He was married to Lili St. Cyr. He died on March 30, 2005 in Palm Desert, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1976-1981 The Waltons (TV Series)
Man at Bar / Sturgeon Conners / Carpenter
- The Revel (1981) ... Man at Bar
- The Career Girl (1977) ... Sturgeon Conners
- The Fledgling (1976) ... Carpenter
 1979-1981 Dallas (TV Series)
Bus Boy
- The Quest (1981)
- Return Engagement (1979) ... Bus Boy
 1977-1980 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Van Driver / First Man
- The Maltese Airline Bag (1980) ... Van Driver
- Dark Horse (1977) ... First Man
 1980 The Kids Who Knew Too Much (TV Movie)
Ambulance Driver
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Willie
- Hillary (1979) ... Willie
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Contact Man
- The Pink Dragon (1976) ... Contact Man
 1975 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Sheriff
- The Secret Life of T.K. Dearing (1975) ... Sheriff
 1961-1975 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Burke / Nathan Burke / Shiloh / ...
- The Sharecroppers (1975) ... Burke
- Manolo (1975) ... Burke
- The Hiders (1975) ... Burke
 1975 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Head Guard
- The Brothers Caine (1975) ... Head Guard
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Ed Peyser
- The Applicant (1974) ... Ed Peyser
 1973 Shaft (TV Series)
Pit Boss
- Hit-Run (1973) ... Pit Boss
 1973 Walking Tall
Virgil Button
 1971 The Million Dollar Duck
Mr. Forbes
 1968-1970 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Toy / SID Man / Museum Policeman
- A Small War (1970) ... Toy (uncredited)
- Target: Earth (1969) ... SID Man
- Double-Cross (1968) ... Museum Policeman
 1969 The Wrecking Crew
Guard (as Ted H. Jordan)
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Bayliss
- North to Tucson (1968) ... Bayliss
 1963-1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
Bank Teller / Cowhand / Billy / ...
- The Fortress (1967) ... Bank Teller
- The Lady from Wichita (1967) ... Cowhand (as Ted H. Jordan)
- The Claim (1965) ... Poker Player (uncredited)
- To Make This Place Remember (1963) ... Committe Member / Juror (uncredited)
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
Gruder / Horton
- Hondo and the Ghost of Ed Dow (1967) ... Gruder
- Hondo and the Sudden Town (1967) ... Horton (uncredited)
 1965-1967 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Burns / Astronaut #2
- The Deadly Dolls (1967) ... Burns (uncredited)
- The Silent Saboteurs (1965) ... Astronaut #2 (uncredited)
 1966-1967 The Road West (TV Series)
Blacksmith / Trooper
- Charade of Justice (1967) ... Blacksmith (as Ted H. Jordan)
- Lone Woman (1966) ... Trooper
 1966 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Gunman
- The Ransom (1966) ... Gunman (uncredited)
 1966 The Silencers
Man (uncredited)
 1965-1966 Branded (TV Series)
Smoky / Sgt. Mayhew
- Barbed Wire (1966) ... Smoky
- Now Join the Human Race (1965) ... Sgt. Mayhew (uncredited)
 1966 Combat! (TV Series)
Pvt. Brand
- Ask Me No Questions (1966) ... Pvt. Brand
 1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Gerald Whitfield
- The Return of Barney Fife (1966) ... Gerald Whitfield
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
The bailiff
- My Enemy, This Town (1964) ... The bailiff (uncredited)
 1963 The New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Oscar
- The Little Old Gluemaker, Me! (1963) ... Oscar
 1961 The Tom Ewell Show (TV Series)
Mr. Brubaker
- Mrs. Dynamite (1961) ... Mr. Brubaker
 1960 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
- Blow, Gabriella (1960)
- Careless Joe (1960)
 1959 Beloved Infidel
Radio Director (uncredited)
 1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Arthur Stein
- The High Window (1958) ... Arthur Stein
 1953 Miss Sadie Thompson
Marine (uncredited)
 1953 Conquest of Cochise
Soldier (uncredited)
 1953 The Band Wagon
Chorus Member in Hotel Suite (uncredited)
 1953 The Marshal's Daughter
Henchman (uncredited)
 1953 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Driver (uncredited)
 1953 Law and Order
Lynch Mob Member (uncredited)
 1953 The Girl Next Door
Photographer (uncredited)
 1953 Battle Circus
Casualty (uncredited)
 1953 Down Among the Sheltering Palms
Soldier (uncredited)
 1952 The Bad and the Beautiful
Assistant Director (uncredited)
 1952 Back at the Front
Military Policeman (uncredited)
 1952 Something for the Birds
Reporter (uncredited)
 1952 Sky King (TV Series)
Telephone Man
- Speak No Evil (1952) ... Telephone Man
 1952 Lure of the Wilderness
Young Man (uncredited)
 1952 Francis Goes to West Point
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1952 The Brigand
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1952 No Room for the Groom
Soldier (uncredited)
 1952 Hold That Line
Player (uncredited)
 1952 The Las Vegas Story
Man (uncredited)
 1951 The Bushwhackers
Soldier (uncredited)
 1951 Little Egypt
Sailor (uncredited)
 1951 Bonanza Town
Bob Dillon (uncredited)
 1951 Mask of the Avenger
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1951 Lorna Doone
Gurney (uncredited)
 1951 Air Cadet
Cadet (uncredited)
 1951 Up Front
Military Policeman (uncredited)
 1951 Call Me Mister
Soldier (uncredited)
 1950 Emergency Wedding
Orderly (uncredited)
 1950 Between Midnight and Dawn
Carr (uncredited)
 1950 Rookie Fireman
Hanover
 1950 David Harding, Counterspy
Sailor (uncredited)
 1950 Sierra
Jim Coulter
 1950 Kill the Umpire
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1950 Cargo to Capetown
Sailor (uncredited)
 1950 A Woman of Distinction
Reporter (uncredited)
 1950 When Willie Comes Marching Home
Gunner #1 (uncredited)
 1950 Francis
General's Aide (uncredited)
 1949 Whirlpool
Harry - Parking Attendant (uncredited)
 1949 Tell It to the Judge
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1949 Tokyo Joe
Military Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 Miss Grant Takes Richmond
Hood (uncredited)
 1949 Thieves' Highway
State Highway Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane
Radarman (uncredited)
 1949 The Undercover Man
Hoodlum (uncredited)
 1948 When My Baby Smiles at Me
Sailor (uncredited)
 1947 Mother Wore Tights
Sailor (uncredited)
 1946 Three Little Girls in Blue
Bell Captain (uncredited)
 1946 Dragonwyck
Man (uncredited)
 1946 Johnny Comes Flying Home
Mechanic (uncredited)
 1946 Behind Green Lights
Man (uncredited)
 1945 Doll Face
Sailor (uncredited)
 1945 A Bell for Adano
Soldier (uncredited)
 1945 Circumstantial Evidence
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1944 Wing and a Prayer
Gunner (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote "Norma Jean, My Secret Life with Marilyn Monroe"

Alternate Names:

Eddie Friedman | Ted H. Jordan

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

When the 'Gunsmoke' TV series went to color in 1966, a new opening was filmed. Jordan was 'the bad guy in black' at the end of the street whom Marshal Matt Dillon shot every week. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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