Ted Cassidy (actor) - Died January 16, 1979. Born July 31, 1932. At 6 ft 9 in in height, he tended to play unusual characters in offbeat or science-fiction series such as Star Trek, I Dream of Jeannie. He's best known for playing the part of Lurch, the butler on the 1960s TV series The Addams Family . Also in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Mackenna's Gold
Theodore Crawford Cassidy - Philippi, WV - Best know for his role on the Adams Family TV serious as "Lurch" some of his other credits include: The Man From U.N.C.L.E., and The Adventures of Huck Finn. He also did voice work for Hanna-Barbera Studios and voiced a number of characters for both film and TV.