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Ted Neeley


Ted Neeley was born on September 20, 1943 in Ranger, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Summer Camp Nightmare (1987) and Django Unchained (2012). He has been married to Leeyan Granger since May 1, 1981. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Jesus Christ Superstar Jesus Christ
(1973)
(1987)
(2012)
Caught Composer
(1987)

Filmography

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  Kill Mode (post-production)
The Old Man
 2016 Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival
The Publicist
 2012 Django Unchained
Tracker
 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
Larry Bloom
- Wipe Out (1985) ... Larry Bloom
 1983 Tucker's Witch (TV Series)
Keith Tracy
- Rock Is a Hard Place (1983) ... Keith Tracy
 1981 Dead Ringer
Backing vocals
 1981 Of Mice and Men (TV Movie)
Curley
 1981 Hard Country
Wesley
 1979 A Perfect Couple
Teddy
 1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Lionel Rigger
- Targets Without a Badge: Part 1 (1979) ... Lionel Rigger (as Ted Neely)
 1977-1978 Man from Atlantis (TV Series)
Jack Muldoon
- Scavenger Hunt (1978) ... Jack Muldoon
- Giant (1977) ... Jack Muldoon
 1977 McLaren's Riders (TV Movie)
T. Wood
 1977 The Shadow of Chikara
Amos Richmond - Teach
 1976 Visions (TV Series)
Scenes from a middle class
- Scenes from the Middle Class (1976) ... Scenes from a middle class
 1973 Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Christ
 1971 Vanishing Point
J. Hovah singer (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Jesus Christ Superstar. Musical/drama. Lyrics by Tim Rice. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Musical Director: Marc Pressel. Music orchestrated by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Scenic Design by Robin Wagner. Lighting Design by Jules Fisher. Costume Design by Randy Barcelo. Conceived for the stage by Tom O'Horgan. Directed by Tom O'Horgan. ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Teddy Neeley | Ted Neely

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on filming 'Jesus Christ, Superstar'] Norman Jewison had us out there long before the shooting schedule, just so we could get acclimated to the climate, so we could get the sun on our bodies. We couldn't believe, when we saw the dailies, watching our hair become streaked from the sun, going for what we were - the Americans and Canadians who all came over there looking pristine - to becoming ... See more »

Trivia:

On the 2004 special edition DVD release of Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Neeley joked with Norman Jewison that the tour bus seen in the opening and closing sequences was loaned to the production by Neeley and his rock band. He has since explained that this was only a joke and not an actual factoid at subsequent anniversary screenings of the film, and further elaborated on this in chats with fans... See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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