Ted (I) Lange

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Real name is Theodore William Lange
Was born at 5 January 1948 (now is 70 years old) in Oakland, California, USA
There is some small facts about Ted (I) Lange:
  • Best 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.
  • Severely 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.
  • Ted's mother, Gerri Lange, hosted her own television show on the PBS station in San Francisco, KQED, during the late 1970's.
  • Acting protégé of 'Gavin MacLeod' .
  • He 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) .
  • (June 2009) Appearing on Broadway in "Archbishop Supreme Tartuffe".
  • (December 2005) Ted is currently writing a relationship column, with 'Jenna Jameson' , in Maxim Magazine.
  • (Spring 2000) Directing the original play, "The Marriage" at Stage 52 in Los Angeles.
  • Best friend of 'Gavin MacLeod' . Whenever Lange has plays, he frequently invites MacLeod to them.
  • Revealed that he had a wonderful working relationship with 'Gavin MacLeod' , on "The Love Boat" (1977) .
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There is the list of movies, where Ted (I) Lange was taked part:
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1 Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident movie Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident 2010 as Judge/Mediator
2 Jacks Family Adventure movie Jacks Family Adventure 2010 as Pastor Michael
3 Last Job of the Out of Controls movie Last Job of the Out of Controls 2011 as Veteran
4 Lundons Bridge and the Three Keys movie Lundons Bridge and the Three Keys 2017 as Wart
5 The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards movie The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards 2004 as Himself
6 The 8th Annual TV Land Awards movie The 8th Annual TV Land Awards 2010 as Himself
7 Thom & Dusty Go to Mexico: The Lost Treasure movie Thom & Dusty Go to Mexico: The Lost Treasure 2014 as Narrator
8 Betty Whites Off Their Rockers movie Betty Whites Off Their Rockers 2012 as Himself
9 The Love Boat movie The Love Boat 1977 as Bartender Isaac Washington
10 The N Word movie The N Word 2004 as Himself
11 23rd Annual Trumpet Awards movie 23rd Annual Trumpet Awards 2015 as Himself
12 A Remarkable Life movie A Remarkable Life 2015 as Henks
13 A Russell Peters Christmas Special movie A Russell Peters Christmas Special 2011 as Himself
14 ABCs 50th Anniversary Celebration movie ABCs 50th Anniversary Celebration 2003 as Himself
15 All-Star Party for Aaron Spelling movie All-Star Party for Aaron Spelling 1998 as Himself
16 Amen: The Life and Music of Jester Hairston movie Amen: The Life and Music of Jester Hairston 2013 as Himself
17 Bama & Fred movie Bama & Fred 2012 as Fred
18 Banana Moon movie Banana Moon 2003 as Prof. Williams
19 Battle of the Network Stars XVI movie Battle of the Network Stars XVI 1984 as Himself - ABC Team
20 BET Comedy Awards movie BET Comedy Awards 2004 as Himself
21 Black Belt Jones movie Black Belt Jones 1974 as Militant
22 Blade movie Blade 1973 as Henry Watson
23 Bottoms Up movie Bottoms Up 2006 as Himself
24 Carts movie Carts 2007 as Sam
25 Christmas movie Christmas 1986 as Ghost of Christmas Present
26 Circus of the Stars #5 movie Circus of the Stars #5 1980 as Himself - Performer
27 Directors on Directing movie Directors on Directing 2009 as Himself
28 Dorm Daze 2 movie Dorm Daze 2 2006 as Celebrity Judge #2
29 Entertainment Tonight Presents: The Love Boat - Secrets from the Ship movie Entertainment Tonight Presents: The Love Boat - Secrets from the Ship 2000 as Himself
30 Friday Foster movie Friday Foster 1975 as Fancy Dexter
31 Gang of Roses movie Gang of Roses 2003 as Bartender #2
32 Glitch! movie Glitch! 1988 as DuBois
33 Good Evening, Captain movie Good Evening, Captain 1981 as Himself
34 Hot Parts movie Hot Parts 2003 as Mel Davis
35 It Nearly Wasnt Christmas movie It Nearly Wasnt Christmas 1989 as Napoleon
36 Kraft Salutes Disneylands 25th Anniversary movie Kraft Salutes Disneylands 25th Anniversary 1980 as Himself
37 Last of the Romantics movie Last of the Romantics 2007 as Cole Henderson
38 Living the Dream: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. movie Living the Dream: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 1988 as Himself
39 Monster Movie movie Monster Movie 2007 as General Kawasaki
40 Off Hollywood Movie movie Off Hollywood Movie 2011 as Mr. X
There is the list of some articles of Ted (I) Lange:
  • "FHM" (USA), June 2006, Iss. 68, pg. 80-83, "Isaac's commencement address: Learn more life lessons in 10 minutes than college taught you in four years"
There is the list of some quotes of Ted (I) Lange:
  • Most directors can't act, and the meanest ones are failed actors.
  • [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.
  • [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.
  • I'm fortunate. When I get recognized, it's a nice thing. It's a good thing.
  • [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 son...it was a lot of fun.
  • [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.
  • [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.
  • [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.
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