Ted Manson (I) (1926–2008)

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Ted Manson was born on October 23, 1926 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) and Sweet Home Alabama (2002). He died on June 1, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. See full bio »


(age 81) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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 2012/II The Yellow Wallpaper
Sage at Duel
 2010/I Good Intentions
Mr. Simmons
 2008 Gospel Hill
Ernest Hatch
 2008 Nights in Rodanthe
Old Gus
 2008 Crystal River
Olin Arrendal
 2007/I Love Hurts (Short)
Parking Lot Man
 2006 Deja Vu
Crying Man at Disaster
 2006 Foxworthy's Big Night Out (TV Series)
Big Daddy
- Joe Nichols (2006) ... Big Daddy
 2006 Psychopathia Sexualis
Professor Krafft-Ebing
 2005 Snow Wonder (TV Movie)
Pastor Lindquist
 2005 Elizabethtown
Sad Joe
 2004 Dead Birds
Elderly Teller
 2004 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius
Elderly Law Client
 2004 The Clearing
Robert Gidden
 2003 Runaway Jury
 2003 A Perilous Dance: The Damon DeRivers Story (Short)
Damon DeRivers
 2003 Tough Luck
 2002 Petunia (Short)
Buddy Baxter
 2002 Sweet Home Alabama
Colonel Murphy
 2002 Run Ronnie Run
Oldie Bowling Alley Man
 1998 Claudine's Return
Ticket Salesman (as Theodore Manson)
 1998 Major League: Back to the Minors
Miracles Manager
 1997 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Ticket Man
- Flash (1997) ... Ticket Man
 1997 Second Noah (TV Series)
- Heart Matters (1997) ... Doc
 1997 Traveller
First Trailer Buyer
 1996 Last Dance
Judge Gorman
 1995 Saved by the Light (TV Movie)
Brink (Dannion's father)
 1994 Gordy
Henry Royce
 1993 Silent Victim (TV Movie)
Dr. Reed
 1993 Boxing Helena
 1989-1992 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Farmer / Elmer / Mr. Halloran / ...
- An Occupational Hazard (1992) ... Farmer
- First Deadly Sin (1991) ... Elmer
- Home Is Where the Heart Is (1990) ... Mr. Halloran
- Walkout (1989) ... Sam Byrnes
 1992 With Murder in Mind (TV Movie)
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes
 1991 Paris Trout
Hotel Clerk
 1990 When Will I Be Loved? (TV Movie)
Mr. Nelson
 1990 Sudie and Simpson (TV Movie)
Mr. Henderson
 1990 Murder in Mississippi (TV Movie)
Wilbur Combs
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Ed Tucker
- The Hunting Party: Part 2 (1989) ... Ed Tucker
- The Hunting Party: Part 1 (1989) ... Ed Tucker
 1989 Desperate for Love (TV Movie)
 1985 North & South: Book 1, North & South (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Sapp
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Dr. Sapp
 1977 Benny and Barney: Las Vegas Undercover (TV Movie)
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Alternate Names:

Theodore Manson

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American character actor of stage and screen. Attended John Carroll University and Ohio State University. First acted on stage with the Ohio State University Players. For some time prior to 1979, he also worked in real estate.

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