‘Father Knows Best’ and ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,’ actor Ted Donaldson Dies at 89 (Image credit: Ted)
‘Father Knows Best’ and ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,’ actor Ted Donaldson Dies at 89 (Image credit: Ted)

An American actor Ted Donaldson is no more among us. Ted Donaldson is well known for starring in the original radio version of Father Knows Best and the beloved family drama A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

According to The Hollywood Reporter Ted Donaldson’s friend Thomas Bruno told the news that Donaldson died on 1 March 2023 of complications from a fall in his Echo Park apartment in January at the age of 89.

Ted Donaldson never married and had no survivors. He was an only child born in Brooklyn on Aug. 20, 1933. His father was singer-composer Will Donaldson and his mother, Jo, died when he was just months old, his dad remarried Muriel Pollock.

Donaldson started his acting career in December 1937 when he first appeared in an NBC radio show but he got recognization after he played Bud, the son of Robert Young’s character in the radio version of Father Knows Best.

‘Father Knows Best’ and ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,’ actor Ted Donaldson Dies at 89 (Image credit: IMDb)
‘Father Knows Best’ and ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,’ actor Ted Donaldson Dies at 89 (Image credit: IMDb)

Ted Donaldson has done almost 20 films in his career including Once Upon a Time in 1944, Mr. Winkle Goes to War in 1944, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn in 1945, A Guy, a Gal, and a Pal in 1945, Adventures of Rusty in 1945.


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