Ted

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This article is about the given name and its derivatives. For the acronym, see TED (disambiguation).

Ted may refer to:

Names[edit]

A shortened form of the following:

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

Notable fictional characters known by the nickname “Ted” include:

  • Ted, the Generic Guy, character from the comic strip Dilbert
  • Ted, gamekeeper of Lord Ralph Mayhew in the "Ted & Ralph" sketches from the UK television comedy series The Fast Show
  • Ted, the eponymous character from Tony DiTerlizzi's book Ted (2001)
  • Ted Buckland, character from the U.S. television series Scrubs
  • Father Ted Crilly, character from the UK television sitcom Father Ted
  • Theodore Margaret "Ted" Crisp (known as Ted Crisp), title character from the U.S. television series Better Off Ted
  • Ted Lawson, fictional character on the 1980s syndicated sitcom Small Wonder
  • Ted "Theodore" Logan, one of the main characters from the film Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • Theodore Evelyn Mosby (known as Ted Mosby), character from the U.S. television series How I Met Your Mother
  • Theodore Schmidt (known as Ted Schmidt), character from the North American TV series Queer as Folk
  • Theodore Sprague (known as Ted Sprague), character from the U.S. television series Heroes
  • Ted Talbot, Sr., a fictional character in the TV series Rectify
  • Ted Shackleford, also known as "The Man With the Yellow Hat", a character from the movie and TV series Curious George

Films[edit]

  • Ted (film), a 2012 American comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane and starring MacFarlane alongside Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis
Ted 2, the 2015 sequel to Ted (2012), directed by MacFarlane and starring MacFarlane, Wahlberg and Amanda Seyfried
  • Ted Bundy (film), a 2002 American crime drama film directed by Matthew Bright and starring Michael Reilly Burke and Boti Bliss

Music[edit]

Television[edit]

People[edit]

People known as "Ted" include:

Media[edit]

Music[edit]

Politics[edit]

  • Ted Cruz U.S. Senator from Texas, running for president 2016
  • Sir Edward Heath (known as Ted Heath) (1916–2005), British Prime Minister 1970-74
  • Ted Kennedy (1932–2009), U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
  • Ted Olson (born 1940), former U.S. Solicitor General
  • Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States 1901–1909
  • Ted Sorensen (1928–2010), speechwriter and adviser to John F. Kennedy
  • Ted Stevens (1923–2010), U.S. Senator from Alaska, longest-serving Republican in the Senate
  • Ted Strickland (born 1941), American politician (former governor of Ohio)

Sports[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Ted de Boer (born 1943), Dutch law scholar
  • Ted Bundy (1946–89), serial killer active in the 1970s
  • Ted Kaczynski (known as "The Unabomber") (born 1942), American mathematician and social critic who carried out a campaign of bombings and mail bombings

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]