Theodore William Lange Net Worth

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Ted Lange was born on January 5, 1948 in Oakland, California, USA as Theodore William Lange. He is an actor and director, known for The Love Boat (1977), That's My Mama (1974) and Last of the Romantics (2007). He has been married to Mary Ley since 2001. He was previously married to Sherryl Thompson.

Date Of BirthJanuary 5, 1948
Place Of BirthOakland, California, USA
Height5' 7¼" (1.71 m)
ProfessionActor, Director, Writer
SpouseMary Ley
Star SignCapricorn
1[Of Gavin MacLeod]: Gavin lives in Palm Springs, I'm in LA. So, when I do my plays, he comes down and sees my plays or I'll go see what he's doing.
2[About both of his acting mentors Gavin MacLeod along with Bernie Kopell, who went to one of Lange's plays, he directed]: I have written 21 plays, but Gavin came to my 20th play called: George Washington Boy, and it was about George Washington and his favorite slave. So, he and Bernie and their wives came down and saw the play.
3[When he responded if he had any on- and off-screen chemistry with Gavin MacLeod, who played "Capt. Merrill Stubing", and Bernie Kopell, who played "Dr. Adam Brinker", respectively]: Absolutely, because when you meet Gavin, he's the nicest guy, he is the greatest guy. And some celebrities you meet, they are very temperamental, emotional, and all these other things, Gavin was like a joy. And Gavin and Bernie [we called those guys 'The Old Farts'], Fred Grandy and I [can't tell you what we called us], we're the young [and it's the letter that starts with an 'S' and meets feces]. Well, that's what they called us, and they were the old farts. Anyway, the great thing about that is, they were old timers, because they've been around, once or twice, and they gave us a handbook to run the show by.
4[When asked if all The Love Boat (1977) cast members, esp. Gavin MacLeod, who were there at the 2010 TV Land Awards]: Well, Gavin MacLeod [Captain Stubing] had a back operation - he hurt himself, hurt a couple of his discs - so he wasn't able to be there. We really missed him, because, you know, he's the anchor of the show as the captain. So I called him up and talked to him to see how he was doing, and he was a little weak, but he was recuperating well. But everybody else was there, and they all brought their kids. Fred Grandy [Gopher] brought his daughter, I brought my was a lot of fun.
5I'm fortunate. When I get recognized, it's a nice thing. It's a good thing.
6[When he was promoted from actor to director]: I started out to be an actor. Out of necessity, I found myself becoming a director, writer and screenplay writer to stay involved in the industry and in the exploration of the art.
7[Who started out as an unfamiliar actor, before he got his first breakout role as Isaac Washington]: Because I'm an actor. I know how to tap into what works for another actor when I'm directing. On the first day, I just let the actors go - I let them make all their suggestions. They like that, because so many directors hamstring them. And then, because I've done my homework on both the actor and the script, I'll say, 'Try this or that,' and they'll say, 'Wow! I should've thought of that!' By the end of the first day, I'm not ['Love Boat' bartender] Isaac Washington anymore. I'm the director and I've got them.
8Most directors can't act, and the meanest ones are failed actors.
1Surrogate son of Gavin MacLeod.
2Credits Gavin MacLeod as his acting mentor/best friend.
3Revealed that he had a wonderful working relationship with Gavin MacLeod, on The Love Boat (1977).
4Best friend of Gavin MacLeod. Whenever Lange has plays, he frequently invites MacLeod to them.
5(Spring 2000) Directing the original play, "The Marriage" at Stage 52 in Los Angeles.
6Ted is currently writing a relationship column, with Jenna Jameson, in Maxim Magazine. [December 2005]
7Appearing on Broadway in "Archbishop Supreme Tartuffe". [June 2009]
8He has played the same character (Isaac Washington) in five different series: The Love Boat (1977), Charlie's Angels (1976), Martin (1992), Weird Science (1994) and Love Boat: The Next Wave (1998).
9His acting mentor is Gavin MacLeod.
10Ted's mother, Gerri Lange, hosted her own television show on the PBS station in San Francisco, KQED, during the late 1970's.
11Severely typecast in his long-running, rather featherweight role, he played it low-keyed for many years and found renewed respect on stage as a writer/director/producer/actor. He earned several stage awards for his efforts, including the Renaissance Man Theatre Award from the NAACP and the Paul Robeson Award from AFI.
12Best known for his role as 'nice guy' bartender Isaac on TV's The Love Boat (1977), Ted invariably played a heavy in earlier blaxploitation film roles.


Lundon's Bridge and the Three Keys2017pre-productionWart
A Remarkable Life2016Henks
Child of the '70s2016TV SeriesDr. DuBois
Steps of Faith2014John Henry Houston
Maron2014TV SeriesWise Stranger
Thom & Dusty Go to Mexico: The Lost Treasure2014Narrator (voice)
Bama & Fred2012ShortFred
Are We There Yet?2011-2012TV SeriesCaptain / Ad Director
Last Job of the Out of Controls2011ShortVeteran
Phil Cobb's Dinner for Four2011Raymond
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident2010Judge / Mediator
Jack's Family Adventure2010TV MoviePastor Michael
The Cleveland Show2010TV SeriesTed Lange
Who Shot Mamba?2009Dr. Crazy
The Adventures of Umbweki2009Airline Captain Boka
Psych2008TV SeriesPookie
Players at the Poker Palace2008TV Series shortWillie / Othello
Senior Skip Day2008VideoReverend
General Hospital2007TV SeriesJudge
Last of the Romantics2007Cole Henderson
Dorm Daze 22006VideoCelebrity Judge #2
Uncle Tom's Apartment2006Pops
Drake & Josh2004-2005TV SeriesMr. Calvert / Teacher
Banana Moon2003Prof. Williams
Hot Parts2003VideoMel Davis
Half & Half2003TV SeriesRepairman
Gang of Roses2003Bartender #2
The King of Queens2003TV SeriesBarkeep
Scrubs2002TV SeriesMr. Blair
Is This Your Mother?2002Short
The Hughleys2002TV SeriesMr. Henderson
The Redemption2000/IReverend
Love Boat: The Next Wave1998TV SeriesIsaac Washington
Family Matters1997TV SeriesFrank Winslow
L.A. Heat1997TV SeriesFrank Millan
Martin1997TV SeriesIssac Washington
Weird Science1996TV SeriesIsaac
Platypus Man1995TV SeriesMr. Angel
Evening Shade1993TV SeriesMr. Taxerman
The Naked Truth1992The Flower Peddler
Prophet Nat1992Nat Turner
Penny Ante: The Motion Picture1990The Deacon
The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage1990TV MovieIsaac Washington
It Nearly Wasn't Christmas1989TV MovieNapoleon
In the Heat of the Night1988TV SeriesJames 'J.J.' Jeffson
Bustin' Loose1988TV SeriesKen Arber
2271988TV SeriesLou Wilson
Terminal Exposure1987Fantastic
The Love Boat1977-1987TV SeriesBartender Isaac Washington
John Grin's Christmas1986TV MovieGhost of Christmas Present
That's My Mama Now!1986TV MovieJunior
The Love Boat Fall Preview Special1984TV MovieBartender Isaac Washington
Charlie's Angels1979TV SeriesIsaac Washington
Fantasy Island1979TV SeriesThe Great Scott
Record City1978The Wiz
The Love Boat II1977TV MovieIsaac (Bartender)
Mr. T and Tina1976TV SeriesHarvard
Friday Foster1975Fancy Dexter
That's My Mama1974-1975TV SeriesJunior
Larry1974TV Movie
Black Belt Jones1974Militant (uncredited)
Blade1973Henry Watson
Trick Baby1972Melvin the Pimp


Mr. Box Office2012-2013TV Series 23 episodes
The First Family2012-2013TV Series 23 episodes
Are We There Yet?2011-2012TV Series 2 episodes
Take Me to Broadway2011TV Movie
For Love of Amy2009
Players at the Poker Palace2008TV Series short 25 episodes
All of Us2005TV Series 1 episode
Eve2004TV Series 1 episode
Dharma & Greg2001TV Series 2 episodes
Cody: An Evening with Buffalo Bill2001Video
Moesha1997-2000TV Series 4 episodes
In the House1998-1999TV Series 5 episodes
Love Boat: The Next Wave1999TV Series 2 episodes
The Wayans Bros.1998TV Series 1 episode
Big Daddy's Barbecue1994TV Movie
Prophet Nat1992
The New Mike Hammer1987TV Series 1 episode
Starman1987TV Series 1 episode
The Love Boat1982-1986TV Series 12 episodes
The Fall Guy1983-1985TV Series 3 episodes
Fantasy Island1983TV Series 1 episode


Players at the Poker Palace2008TV Series short 25 episodes
Big Daddy's Barbecue1994TV Movie co-created by
Prophet Nat1992
The Love BoatTV Series written by - 5 episodes, 1981 - 1984 writer - 1 episode, 1985
Passing Through1977


Banana Moon2003co-producer
Prophet Nat1992executive producer


Paranormal Movie2013very special thanks
My Dinner with A.J.2011special thanks
Salvation Road2010/IShort special thanks
Lisa Trotter2010Short special thanks
Uncle Tom's Apartment2006special thanks
Wattstax1973Documentary special thanks


Living in TV Land2004TV Series documentaryHimself
TV Land Landmarks: Breaking the Mold2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
I Love '70s2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration2003TV Special documentaryHimself
The Love Boat: TV Tales2002TV SpecialHimself
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2001TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight Presents: The Love Boat - Secrets from the Ship2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 32000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hollywood Squares1999TV SeriesHimself
All-Star Party for Aaron Spelling1998TV SpecialHimself
Boy Meets World1997TV SeriesHimself
Ed's Night Party1997TV SeriesHimself
Malcolm & Eddie1997TV SeriesHimself
The Show1996TV SeriesHimself
You Don't Know Jack: Volume 21996Video GameHimself - Celebrity Guest Appearance (voice)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV SeriesHimself
Showbiz Today1991TV SeriesHimself
Living the Dream: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.1988TV SpecialHimself
The New Hollywood Squares1987TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Ebony/Jet Showcase1987TV SeriesHimself
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host
Body Language1985-1986TV SeriesHimself
The ABC All-Star Spectacular1985TV MovieHimself - Host
The 36th Primetime Emmy Awards1984TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series & Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special
Battle of the Network Stars XVI1984TV SpecialHimself - ABC Team
The John Davidson Show1982TV SeriesHimself
Dance Fever1979-1981TV SeriesHimself
Good Evening, Captain1981TV SpecialHimself
Circus of the Stars #51980TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
The Hollywood Squares1980TV SeriesHimself
Kraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary1980TV SpecialHimself
The 2nd Annual Black Achievement Awards1979TV SpecialHimself
All-Star Family Feud Special1979TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Family Feud1978-1979TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Contestant
Home & Family2015TV SeriesHimself
23rd Annual Trumpet Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
Today2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Sidewalks Entertainment2014TV SeriesGuest / Himself
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself - The Love Boat
The Nicole Barrett Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHimself
Actors Entertainment2014TV SeriesHimself
Mind of a Man2014TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Amen: The Life and Music of Jester Hairston2013Video documentaryHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2013TV SeriesHimself - Video Question Presenter
The Talk2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Mr. Box Office2013TV SeriesHimself
Betty White's Off Their Rockers2012TV SeriesHimself
A Russell Peters Christmas Special2011TV SpecialHimself
Take Me to Broadway2011TV MovieHimself
Penning MLK Day2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 8th Annual TV Land Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Directors on Directing2009DocumentaryHimself
TV Land: Myths and Legends2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Celebrity Fit Club2006TV SeriesHimself
Bottoms Up2006VideoHimself
TV Land's Top Ten2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Battle of the Network Reality Stars2005TV SeriesHimself
Bid Whist Party Throwdown2005TV SeriesHimself
BET Comedy Awards2004TV SpecialHimself

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Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself - The Love Boat
The N Word2004DocumentaryHimself

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