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Ted Cassidy
Ted Cassidy
Born Theodore Crawford Cassidy
July 31, 1932
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died January 16, 1979
Los Angeles, California
Characters played Galactus
Mole Man

Theodore Crawford Cassidy (born July 31, 1932; died January 16, 1979) was an actor who played Galactus on Fantastic Four as well as Thing and Mole Man on Fantastic Four. He was the first to play Galactus outside the comics.

He is known for his tall stature, at six foot nine inches, and deep voice.


He is best known as Lurch on The Addams Family. He narrated The Incredible Hulk series with Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno, sometimes doing voices for Hulk.

Other notable works include The Angry Red Planet, Frankenstein, Jr. and the Impossibles, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E., Batman, Star Trek, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Phyllis Diller Show, The Beverly Hillbillies, Birdman, I Dream of Jeannie, Tarzan, Mannix, The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The New Scooby-Doo Movies, Planet Earth, The Bionic Woman, McDonaldland, The All-New Super Friends Hour, The Six Million Dollar Man, Flintstones Little Big League, Dr. Strange, Yogi's Space Race, Jana of the Jungle, Challenge of the Superfriends, Dinky Dog, The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone, Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, Godzilla, The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show, Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels, and Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All.

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