Ted was born under the official name Roberts, Theodore Ross on June 30th, 1934. He died on September 3rd, 2002 in Dayton, Ohio, USA (complications from a stroke). He has been a credited actor since the 1978 film The Wiz.
Ted was a dependable supporting cast member. He has appeared in four films including: the 1991 comedy film The Fisher King as the character Limo Bum, the 1981 comedy movie Arthur playing Bitterman and the 1978 adventure release The Wiz cast as Fleetwood Coupe de Ville.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1981 comedy film Arthur, which brought in $89,000,000 at the box office.
Ted has stayed out of the media limelight, having been featured in one magazine article.