Anthony 'Scooter' Teague

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Anthony 'Scooter' Teague
Born (1940-01-04)January 4, 1940
Jacksboro, Texas
Died June 2, 1989(1989-06-02) (aged 49)
Ashland, Oregon

Anthony Scott Teague (January 4, 1940 – June 2, 1989), also known as Scooter Teague, was an American actor and dancer. Born Edwin Ardell Teague to parents Herman Charles Teague and Oleta Jones Teague in Jacksboro, Texas. He graduated from North Hollywood High School, class of Summer 1958.[1][2]

Teague first appeared on television on The Danny Thomas Show,[3] Alcoa Theatre,[4] and The Donna Reed Show.[5] In film he appeared as "Big Deal," one of the Jets, in West Side Story (1961),[6] as Bud Frump in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967),[7] and as Clarence in the Elvis Presley film The Trouble with Girls (1969).

On Broadway Teague played Jimmy Curry in the original cast of the musical 110 In The Shade,[8] and Billy Early in No, No, Nanette.[9] He also appeared as Zach, the audition director, in two national touring companies of A Chorus Line.[10]

Teague died in 1989 from cancer. He had two children: a son, Christian (born 1972), and a daughter, Kendall (born 1975), as well as a brother, Charles A. Teague.[11]


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