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Overview (2)

Date of Birth November1974Oswego, New York, USA
Nicknames T.J.
T-Bone

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Oswego, New York, to Floyd James & Betsy May (Downey) Thayer. Has 2 other siblings, one being a younger sister who is also an actress, who recently relocated back to North Carolina. Other sibling is an older brother who lives in New Bern, NC. His parents were traveling ministers for The Salvation Army. He graduated from Wakefield Memorial High School, in Massachusetts, in 1993 and started taking gigantic interest in entertainment. Ted grew up watching a lot of television, mainly classic comedies like Abbott & Costello shows and features, "I Love Lucy", and (his favorite) The Three Stooges. He also enjoys, immensely, watching a lot of cartoons, where he quickly learned he could imitate many character voices. On last count, he found he could imitate, approximately, 20 cartoon character voices. He also enjoys imitating vocals of classic celebrities who had been animated or had done 'character acting' like Burt Lahr, W.C. Fields, and Edward G. Robinson. He says his main influence for doing his vocal characterizations came from listening to four of his favorite vocal performers of all-time: Mel Blanc, June Foray, Frank Welker, and Peter Cullen. Ted also credits Kelly for helping him get as far as he has in his budding career.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ted Thayer

Spouse (1)

Kelly Thayer (7 September 2008 - 12 September 2014) (divorced)

Trade Mark (2)

Can imitate several cartoon character voices.
Mainly known for wearing a goatee.

Trivia (13)

Greatly enjoys video games, mainly action/adventure and survival horror.
Has had a keen interest in comic books since he was 12 years old. Hopes to meet Stan Lee, someday.
Has a younger sister named Bonnie.
Has an older brother named Floyd Craig, who, sadly, passed in January 2016 at 50 after fighting lifelong illnesses.
Has had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know fellow actor Marc Matney in Wilmington, North Carolina.
The short subjects he films, himself, can be found on YouTube.
Back in N.C. working on writings for a new project but open to other project ideas. Looking for new acting gigs. [November 2012]
Training in the Midwestern United States to obtain his Commercial Driver's License. [June 2012]
Has started doing voice-over and production work for an advertising and business consultation company. (August 2015).
One of his hobbies is drawing comic strips and comic panels, which he is close to getting publicly published. (May 2016).
Has started designing his own video game: an R.P.G. (Role Playing Game) based on one of his old stories he wrote back in the mid 1990's. (Oct. 2015).
Met Carl Weathers after filming "American Warships", finding him to be a very friendly person. Also met Gerald MacRaney while filming "Heart of the Country", finding him to be a very friendly person.
Had the pleasure of meeting Mario Van Peebles just before filming "American Warships" and learned he's a very friendly and down-to-earth person. Hopes to, someday, work with him again.

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