Down 11 this week

Ted Shackelford

Ted Shackelford was born on June 23, 1946 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Theodore Tillman Shackelford III. He is an actor, known for Knots Landing (1979), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Another World (1964). He has been married to Annette Wolfe since October 5, 1991. He was previously married to Janis Leverenz. See full bio »

IMDb Picks: May

Of course Captain America: Civil War is on our radar this month. See other movies and TV shows we're excited about in IMDb Picks.

Visit IMDb Picks

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 50 people
created 21 Jan 2013
a list of 363 people
created 10 Feb 2013
a list of 95 people
created 29 Apr 2014
a list of 33 people
created 11 months ago
a list of 22 people
created 4 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ted Shackelford's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Jump to: Actor | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (54 credits)
 2013 Dallas (TV Series)
Gary Ewing
- Ewings Unite! (2013) ... Gary Ewing
 2007 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Dr. Peter Delafield
- The Chiavennasca (2007) ... Dr. Peter Delafield
 2005 Officer Down (TV Movie)
Commissioner Donald Hallows
 2005 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Emmett Parker
- Locard's Exchange (2005) ... Emmett Parker
 2004 The Division (TV Series)
Ted Hillford
- The Fall of the House of Hayes (2004) ... Ted Hillford
 2003 Miracle Dogs (TV Movie)
Dr. Ben Logan
 2003 Cave In (TV Movie)
Chief Bogen
 2002 Panic
Captain O'Kelly
 2001 Spin City (TV Series)
Barry Simmons
- The Arrival (2001) ... Barry Simmons
 2000 Cruel Intentions 2 (Video)
First Chauffaur (uncredited)
 2000 The Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Stiles
- Race Ipsa Loquitor (2000) ... Dr. Stiles
 1998 Cybill (TV Series)
Bobbie Ray Weeks / Ed Joblansky
- Once, Twice, Three Times a Lady (1998) ... Bobbie Ray Weeks / Ed Joblansky
 1998 Promised Land (TV Series)
Brad Elias
- Mirror Family (1998) ... Brad Elias
 1998 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series)
Dr. Edgar Thurlow / Mesmerizer
- The Mesmerizer (1998) ... Dr. Edgar Thurlow / Mesmerizer
 1997 Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac (TV Mini-Series)
Gary Ewing
- Part 1 (1997) ... Gary Ewing
 1997 Stolen Women, Captured Hearts (TV Movie)
Reverend Brewster
 1996 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Joel Redding
- The Quality of Mercy (1996) ... Joel Redding
 1996 Sweet Temptation (TV Movie)
Les Larson
 1994 The Spider and the Fly (TV Movie)
Michael Moore
 1994 Harvest for the Heart (TV Movie)
Jacob 'Jake' Hansen
 1993 Dying to Remember (TV Movie)
Mark Gage
 1993 Mother of the Bride (TV Movie)
John Hix
 1991 Baby of the Bride (TV Movie)
John Hix
 1979-1991 Dallas (TV Series)
Gary Ewing
- Conundrum (1991) ... Gary Ewing
- Jock's Will (1982) ... Gary Ewing
- The Split (1981) ... Gary Ewing
 1990 Open House (TV Series)
 1990 The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage (TV Movie)
Paul Royce
 1989 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Lucas Malone
- The Keepsake (1989) ... Lucas Malone
 1989 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Preston McMillan
- Long Lost Lawson (1989) ... Preston McMillan
 1988 Rescue Me (TV Movie)
 1988 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Fr. Mark Cassidy
- The Crossing (1988) ... Fr. Mark Cassidy
 1988 Dirty Dozen: The Series (TV Series)
- 13th Man (1988) ... Pendl
 1984-1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Richard Anderson / Tom Webb
- Hail and Farewell (1987) ... Richard Anderson
- Lifelines (1984) ... Tom Webb
 1987 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Garret / Jason Cook
- If the Shoe Fits (1987) ... Garret / Jason Cook
 1987 Sweet Revenge
 1985 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Mark Stafford
- From the Heart (1985) ... Mark Stafford
 1984 Summer Fantasy (TV Movie)
 1981 Terror Among Us (TV Movie)
Delbert Ramsey
 1980 Soap (TV Series)
- Episode #3.17 (1980) ... R.C. (as Ted Shakelford)
 1979 Ebony, Ivory and Jade (TV Movie)
 1979 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Eric Genther
- Guilt (1979) ... Eric Genther
 1978 The Jordan Chance (TV Movie)
Brian Klosky
 1977-1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Adam / Pete Johnson
- Time Bomb (1978) ... Adam
- Knockout (1977) ... Pete Johnson
 1978 The Defection of Simas Kudirka (TV Movie)
 1978 The Fitzpatricks (TV Series)
- The New Fitzpatrick (1978) ... Magrover
 1977 Big Hawaii (TV Series)
- Sun Children (1977) ... Moonstar
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Raymond 'Ray' Gordon #1 (1975-1977)
Show Show Self (26 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 13 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ted Shakelford


6' 0¾" (1.85 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[When he was worried he'd be typecasted]: People have always scared the hell out of me. You think, 'My God, there's something about me. I allow myself to be pushed around.' You have to tell yourself it's fiction. See more »


Began as a replacement performer for actor David Ackroyd in a few episodes of the original Dallas (1978) as Gary Ewing, and ended up keeping the role, ultimately appearing in nine episodes between 1979 and 1991, where Ackroyd appeared in only two episodes, both in 1978. See more »


Blond/white-blond hair See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
I miss him! I love him! lisavegas34
Ted Shackelford/Gary Ewing/Actor/Animal lover kritterluver2001
Heeeeeeeeeeeeee's back! keithjfro
Knots Landing campaign on Facebook halloweenguy03
Hey Ted! lvthtre
PBS show Pioneers of Television Prime Time Soaps --Where is Ted? vdld
Discuss Ted Shackelford on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page