Ted Post

About Ted Post

Who is it?: Director, Writer, Actor
Birth Day: March 31, 1918
Birth Place:  Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Occupation: Film director Television director
Spouse(s): Thelma Post (m. 1940)
Children: 2, including Robert C. Post

Ted Post

Ted Post was born on March 31, 1918 in  Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, is Director, Writer, Actor. Ted Post first began thinking about a career in show business in 1938, when he was working as a weekend usher at the Loew's Pitkin Theater in Brooklyn, New York, and getting so caught up in the movies that he would sometimes forget to escort the patrons to their seats. He received some acting training at the workshop of Tamara Daykarhanova, but later set aside the dream of becoming a performer and segued into directing summer theater. In the mid- to late 1940s, Post made a name for himself in the theater and then moved into the adventurous arena of early television.He has since directed numerous segments of TV's top series (Gunsmoke (1955), Perry Mason (1957), Mien Ao Anh (1959), "Columbo," many more) and feature films ranging from Clint Eastwood's Hang 'Em High (1968) and Magnum Force (1973) to Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970). Returning to his theater roots, Post recently directed the 2001-02 Festival of the Arts at Bel-Air's University of Judaism.
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As per our current Database, Ted Post has been died on August 20, 2013(2013-08-20) (aged 95)\nSanta Monica, California.

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When Ted Post die, Ted Post was 95 years old.

Popular As Ted Post
Occupation Director
Age 95 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 31, 1918 ( Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States)
Birthday March 31
Town/City  Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Nationality United States

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Ted Post’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Ted Post was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Born in Brooklyn, New York, Post started his career in 1938 working as an usher at Loew's Pitkin Theater. He abandoned plans to become an actor after training with Tamara Daykarhanova, and turned to directing summer theatre. Post taught Acting and Drama at New York's High School of Performing Arts in 1950. He persuaded his friend, Sidney Lumet, to do likewise.


Success in the theater led to work in television from the early 1950s. Post directed episodes of many series including Gunsmoke, Perry Mason, Wagon Train, Rawhide, The Twilight Zone, Columbo and 178 episodes of Peyton Place. He also directed TV films (including the original Cagney and Lacey film-of-the-week).


Post directed the 2001–02 Festival of the Arts at the Bel-Air University of Judaism (now the American Jewish University).


Post died at the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, California on August 20, 2013.

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