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Ted Donaldson

Show Count: 39
Series Count: 1
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: August 20, 1933, New York City, New York, U.S.

Ted Donaldson (born August 20, 1933, in New York City, New York) is an American former child actor.

Career

He appeared in twenty films, starting with a starring role as Arthur "Pinky" Thompson in Once Upon a Time (1944), opposite Cary Grant and Janet Blair, and as Barry in Mr. Winkle Goes to Warwith Edward G. Robinson (1944).

Donaldson also starred as Danny Mitchell in the 1940s Rusty film series about a German shepherd dog. At age nineteen, he had his last credited role as Jerry Fortness in Phone Call from a Stranger (1952).

He also played Bud, the son of Robert Young's character, in the radio version of Father Knows Best (1949–1954).

Source: Wikipedia

Father Knows BestFather Knows Best
Show Count: 112
Broadcast History: 25 August 1949 to 19 November 1953
Sponsor: General Foods
Cast: Robert Young, Sam Edwards, Norma Jean Nilsson, Herb Vigran, June Whitley, Eleanor Audley, Ted Donaldson, Rhoda Williams, Jean Vander Pyl
Director: Ken Burton, Fran Van Hartesfeldt, Murray Bolen
Producer: Ken Burton, Fran Van Hartesfeldt, Murray Bolen
An American radio and television comedy series which portrayed a middle class family life in the Midwest. It was created by writer Ed James in the 1940s, and ran on radio from 1949 to 1954 and on television from 1954 to 1960.
Broadcast: April 1, 1946
Added: Apr 17 2011