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Ted Cassidy

Ted Cassidy
Ted Cassidy as Lurch on The Addams Family
Personal information
Birth nameTheodore Crawford Cassidy
Birth dateJuly 31, 1932
Place of birthPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of deathJanuary 16, 1979(age 46)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Height2.07 m (6 ft 9 in)

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Theodore Crawford Cassidy (July 31, 1932 January 16, 1979), known as Ted Cassidy, was an American actor who performed in television and films. At 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) in height, he tended to play unusual characters in offbeat or science-fiction series such as Star Trek and I Dream of Jeannie. He is best known for playing the part of Lurch, the butler on the 1960s television series The Addams Family and performing the opening narration of the 1970s TV series The Incredible Hulk.

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