Ted McGinley

Ted McGinley

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1958-05-30 (63 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Newport Beach, California, U.S.

48 Movies · 25 TV shows

Biography

Theodore Martin McGinley (born May 30, 1958) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Jefferson D'Arcy on the television sitcom Married... with Children and as Charley Shanowski on the ABC sitcom Hope & Faith. He was also a late regular on Happy Days, Dynasty and The Love Boat. He is also known for playing the villainous role of Stan Gable in the film Revenge of the Nerds and several made-for-television sequels.

Personal Life

McGinley married actress Gigi Rice in 1991 and has two sons, Beau (born 1994) and Quinn. They reside in Los Angeles.

Early Life

McGinley was born in Newport Beach, California, the son of Bob and Emily McGinley, of Irish descent. At Newport Harbor High School, he focused on athletics and swimming and was a star player in the water polo team. He also worked as a lifeguard at the beach during summers. After graduation, McGinley attended USC on a water polo scholarship, majoring in urban planning and real estate.At USC, McGinley was captain and two-time MVP of the water polo team as well as a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. However, in his sophomore year, following recommendation from his girlfriend, McGinley began modeling as a way to break onto the acting scene. With his scholarship not renewed, he dropped out from USC and, in 1979, moved to New York.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 TV show
TV
Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

2021
After the death of Theodore Jones, Robin and her daughters protect their family and business.

2019.

1 Movie
Christmas Reservations

Christmas Reservations

7.17
2019
Holly works at the family lodge at the Treeline Ski Resort. Every event she plans, she keeps the guests happy. Holly discovers that she has her own doubts about life and love when her college sweethea...

2018.

2 Movies
A-X-L

A-X-L

7.57
2018
A chance encounter with cutting edge military technology changes the life of a teenage boy forever.
God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness

God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness

4.8
2018
There was a church on the grounds of the local university that burned down.

2017.

5 Movies
The Landlord

The Landlord

2017
While moving into a luxury apartment complex, she is unaware she is being watched by her landlord via hidden cameras. Robert will do everything he can to fill the void left by his daughter.
Area of Conflict

Area of Conflict

2017
Human traffickers wipe out a young girl's family and village. She then seeks revenge on those responsible, eventually becoming first the hunted then turning into the hunters with the mercenary hired t...
Axis

Axis

2017
On the morning he is set to star in a career changing blockbuster film, an Irish actor trying to live down his rocky past confronts a series of devastating events that threaten his sobriety, his loved...
The Outcasts

The Outcasts

2017
After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by unifying the outcasts of the school against...
Happily Never After

Happily Never After

2017
Kate thought her days as an author were over when she and her boyfriend split.

2016.

1 Movie
The Bridge Part 2

The Bridge Part 2

2016
The second half of the movie picks up in the present day, seven years later, with Ryan returning home from being on the road touring as a professional singer and Molly working at her father's corporat...

2015.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Transformers: Robots In Disguise

Transformers: Robots In Disguise

5.38
2015
Years after the events of Predacons Rising, Bumblebee is summoned back to Earth to battle several of Cybertron's most wanted Decepticons that escaped from a crashed prison ship and assembles a team of...
The Bridge

The Bridge

2015
The Bridge is the story of Molly Callens and Ryan Kelly, two young students who share a profound friendship their first semester in college, a time that becomes the defining moment of their lives.
Do You Believe?

Do You Believe?

2015
When a pastor is shaken by a street-corner preacher, true belief requires action. In a way that only God can, his response ignites a journey that affects everyone.
Underdog Kids

Underdog Kids

2015
The Inner City kids were defeated by the Beverly Hills Junior National Karate Team.

2014.

2 Movies
Redeemed

Redeemed

2014
Paul Tyson is a loving husband, devoted father and well-respected businessman on the brink of the biggest business deal of his career. And then Julia walks in. Breathtakingly beautiful, Julia is sent ...
Rescuing Madison

Rescuing Madison

2014
Singing sensation Madison Park is back in the spotlight after years of bad luck, but her world is turned upside down when handsome firefighter John Kelly saves her life in more ways than one.

2013.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Bad Behavior

Bad Behavior

2013
A babysitter is trapped. She's trying to protect children.
TV
Mom

Mom

6
2013
A take on true family love. Newly sober mother of two struggles to raise her children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Now back in her daughter's life, her mother is eager to share her ins...
A Mother's Rage

A Mother's Rage

2013
A mother and her daughter, Conner, embark on a journey to Conner's new school - both unaware of how many "bumps" they may find along the way.

2012.

2 Movies
Notes from the Heart Healer

Notes from the Heart Healer

2012
A single young mom forms an unlikely friendship with author Peyton, after a desperate situation forces her to abandon her child on Peyton's doorstep.
Imaginary Friend

Imaginary Friend

2012
During her traumatic childhood with an abusive father, Emma relied on an imaginary friend for strength. She is now an artist struggling with mental illness living with her apparently loving husband, B...

2011.

1 Movie
Christmas with a Capital C

Christmas with a Capital C

2011
An attorney returns to his small home town in Alaska and quickly rocks the boat by getting an injunction against the nativity display tradition and attacking Christmas.

2010.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Hawaii Five-0

Hawaii Five-0

5.9
2010
In order to find his father's killer, Steve McGarrett returns to Oahu. He was offered the chance to run his own task force. Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua are part of Steve's...
TV
Melissa & Joey

Melissa & Joey

2.5
2010
Mel is a local politician from a political family. When a family scandal leaves her niece, Lennox, and nephew, Ryder, without their parents, Mel takes them in. She hires Joe to become the family's mal...
Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster

Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster

5.67
2010
When a mysterious lake monster starts scaring the guests at a summer resort in Erie Point, Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy have taken on seasonal jobs in order to pay for a barn they accidentally burne...

2009.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Note II: Taking a Chance on Love

The Note II: Taking a Chance on Love

2009
Columnist Peyton MacGruder befriends a reader who sent her a note that inspires Peyton to reconsider the choices she's made and her reluctance to accept her boyfriend's marriage proposal.
TV
Castle

Castle

6.85
2009
After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle gets permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigati...

2008.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
The Mentalist

The Mentalist

6.32
2008
Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
TV
Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Batman: The Brave and the Bold

4.33
2008
Batman isn't going at it alone. The latest interpretation of the Batman franchise is animation. Our caped hero is teaming up with heroes from across the DC Universe to deliver nonstop action and adven...
Eavesdrop

Eavesdrop

2008
Two chess players face off at a busy café, studying the pieces on the board and the unfolding dramas at the neighboring tables. A long-term marriage begins to fall apart when a young couple bumbles th...

2007.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Note

The Note

2007
Newspaper columnist Peyton MacGruder finds a note addressed simply to 'T', washed up on shore. It appears to be from the victim of a recent plane crash, and carries a message of hope and forgiveness f...
TV
Wizards of Waverly Place

Wizards of Waverly Place

7.67
2007
While their parents run the Waverly Sub Station, the siblings struggle to balance their ordinary lives while learning to master their extraordinary powers.

2006.

2 TV shows
TV
'Til Death

'Til Death

6
2006
There is a comedy about marriage and friendship. Things that happen between husbands, wives, parents, children, neighbors and friends are funny and sometimes annoying. Eddie and Joy Stark are a couple...
TV
Psych

Psych

6.27
2006
Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail thanks to his police officer father's efforts. Shawn was wrongly accused of a crime he solved because of his frequent tips to the pol...

2004.

1 TV show

2003.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
Frozen Impact

Frozen Impact

2003
A plane carrying a child's transplant organ crashes.
TV
Charlie Lawrence

Charlie Lawrence

2003
There was a sitcom called Charlie Lawrence that aired from June 15 to June 22.
Married... with Children Reunion

Married... with Children Reunion

2003
Original cast members Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, David Garrison, Amanda Bearse, Christina Applegate, David Faustino and Ted McGinley reunite in the set of the Bundy's home and share memories from workin...
TV
Hope & Faith

Hope & Faith

3.5
2003
Hope, a happily married mother of three, has her tidy world turned upside down when her celebrity sister moves in. Before she was killed off, Faith was a soap opera star.

2001.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Justice League

Justice League

6.09
2001
The rebirth of the greatest superhero team of all time: Batman, Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Hawkgirl, Green Lantern and Martian Manhunter.
Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

6.84
2001
When two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with a beautiful Naval nurse, their friendship is put to the ultimate test. The rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is put on hold w...

2000.

1 Movie
Daybreak

Daybreak

2000
The disorganized transit authority supervisor is suffering from a personal tragedy. On the day of a major earthquake in Los Angeles, Dillan is trapped in an underground tunnel with a few subway riders...

1999.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
Follow Your Heart

Follow Your Heart

1999
When an eight year old girl loses her mother to cancer, her mother's last wish is for her to fall in love and find that special magical person. She was alone, fired, and broke after twenty years. She ...
TV
Family Guy

Family Guy

6.07
1999
The adventures of the Griffin family are the subject of an animated series. Peter and Lois have three children. Meg is the most unpopular girl in town and the middle kid is not very bright but has a p...
TV
The West Wing

The West Wing

5.66
1999
The West Wing gives a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. The politics that these characters d...
Dick

Dick

1999
Two high school girls wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet the President. They became Nixon's secret advisors during the Watergate scandal and became the official dog walkers.
Hard Time: Hostage Hotel

Hard Time: Hostage Hotel

1999
A California congressman's wife and daughter are kidnapped and held hostage in a historic hotel while his former partner tries to broker a deal with the abductors He has to risk his life to save the h...

1998.

2 Movies
Every Mother's Worst Fear

Every Mother's Worst Fear

1998
Faced with her parents' recent divorce, her mother working long hours and her high school boyfriend dumping her, 16-year-old Martha looked for solace in the world of Internet chat rooms. Martha attrac...
Major League: Back to the Minors

Major League: Back to the Minors

5.55
1998
The Minnesota Twins' new owner wanted a washed-up minor league hurler to take over as skipper of the club's hapless farm team. He doesn't know that the big leaguers and Triple A affiliates have a vend...

1997.

1 TV show
TV
The Practice

The Practice

1997
Young associates at a bare-bones Boston firm are the focus of a provocative legal drama. People who walk a moral tightrope are the focus of the show.

1996.

1 Movie
Deadly Web

Deadly Web

1996
A divorced mother (Gigi Rice) is targeted by an on-line stalker known as Cybergod, and she teams with an ex-cop (Ed Marinaro) to track down the maniac.

1995.

1 Movie

1994.

1 Movie
Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds In Love

Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds In Love

5.03
1994
Lewis and his friends attend Booger's wedding to the daughter of a rich politician, but nerd-haters in the family try to prevent the wedding from going ahead. Lewis is anticipating the birth of his ch...

1993.

3 Movies
Linda

Linda

1993
Two couples are going away together. Things are going to get worse when Linda and Jeff spend too much time together instead of with their spouses.
Wild Justice

Wild Justice

1993
Caliph is an international criminal who is on the trail of Colonel Peter Stride.
Wayne's World 2

Wayne's World 2

5.79
1993
A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompted cable access TV stars to put on a rock concert. Wayne is worried that a record producer is putting the moves on his girlfriend, and that another person ...

1992.

2 Movies
Space Case

Space Case

1992
Mental institutions will be located on far-away planets in the future. The apex for an invasion of Earth by aliens is one such planet. It is up to a group of mental patients to stop the evil schemes.
Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation

Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation

5.13
1992
The nerds have control of the university because of Lewis Skolnick. The sportsmen want to win. The nerds return to suppression because of the principle. The hero of the first two movies needs help fro...

1991.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Blue Tornado

Blue Tornado

1991
Air Force fighter pilots on a test mission are blinded by a dazzling light on a mountainside, and Philip crashes and disappears. Alex's inquiry has been put on hold. There are jets that leave the area...
TV
Baby Talk

Baby Talk

1991
Baby Talk is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from March 8, 1991 until May 8, 1992 as part of ABC's TGIF lineup. The show was loosely based on the popular Look Who's Talking movies and was adapted...

1989.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
B.L. Stryker

B.L. Stryker

1989
B.L. The ABC Mystery Movie aired from February 13, 1989 to May 5, 1990. The series was produced by Tom Selleck.
Troop Beverly Hills

Troop Beverly Hills

1989
In the middle of a divorce, a Beverly Hills housewife takes over her daughter's Wilderness Girls troop.
Physical Evidence

Physical Evidence

1989
A police officer suspended and now accused of murder is forced to join forces with his court-appointed attorney to assemble the pieces of a deadly puzzle to find the missing link before time runs out....

1987.

1 TV show
TV
Married... with Children

Married... with Children

6.12
1987
An unsuccessful middle aged shoe salesman named Al Bundy has a miserable life with an equally chaotic family. He hates his job, his wife is lazy, his son is not good with women, and his daughter is pr...

1984.

1 Movie
Revenge of the Nerds

Revenge of the Nerds

5.74
1984
The jocks rule the school from their house on high. A group of socially challenged misfits are instantly rejected by every house on campus when they try to go to Greek life. The AlphaBetas try to crus...

1983.

1 Movie
Making of a Male Model

Making of a Male Model

1983
Kay was a modeling agent. She can't help but notice his good looks and invites him to move to New York and start working for her as a male model. He went to New York to start his modeling career after...

1982.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Hotel

Hotel

6.35
1982
Hotel aired on ABC from September 21, 1983 to May 5, 1988 in the time slot following Dynasty. The Gregory Hotel is in San Francisco. There is a hotel in the Nob Hill neighborhood. The personal and pro...
Young Doctors in Love

Young Doctors in Love

1982
An 'Airplane!'-style spoof of hospital soap operas—a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; and there's ...

1981.

1 TV show
TV
Dynasty

Dynasty

3
1981
The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business: Blake Carrington, the patriarch; Krystle, his former secretary and wife; his children: Adam, lost in childhood after a kidnapping; Fallon, pamp...

1977.

1 TV show
TV
The Love Boat

The Love Boat

7.31
1977
The Love Boat is an American television series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from September 24, 1977, until May 24, 1986. The show starred Gavin MacLeod as the ship's...

1974.

1 TV show
TV
Happy Days

Happy Days

6.28
1974
In 1950s Milwaukee, the Cunningham family had to contend with a man on a motorcycle.

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
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