Ted Ross bio

Birth Name: Theodore Ross Roberts

Occupation: Stage Actor

Place Of Birth: Zanesville

Date Of Birth: June 30, 1934

Date Of Death: September 3, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Ted Ross was born on the 30th of June, 1934. He was famous for being a Stage Actor. African-American stage and screen actor who won a Tony Award for his performance as The Cowardly Lion in the original 1975 Broadway production of The Wiz .

Ted Ross was born in Zanesville. He dropped out of high school in 1950 and joined the United States Air Force. He appeared in the 1978 film version of The Wiz, as well as in such movies as Police Academy and The Fisher King.

Ted Ross was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Ted Ross was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Theodore Ross Roberts is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Ted Ross’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ted Ross’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ted Ross kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ted Ross was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Theodore Ross Roberts
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Ted Ross was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Ted Ross was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Ted Ross had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Ted Ross’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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