August 6th, 2009
Hollywood Production Manager Ted Swanson Dies At 72
Shannon Moore - Celebrity News Service Reporter
Los Angeles, CA (CNS) - Hollywood production manager Ted Swanson has passed away at the age of 72 of congestive heart failure. Swanson, who was known for his work on films such as "Rocky" and "Caddyshack," passed away on July 23.
His other credits include "Witness," "Harry and the Hendersons" and the television miniseries "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman."
He began his career in the 1960s, first in television at Los Angeles' KNXT (KCBS) as a page, eventually moving up to the head of production for local programming. He then went on to produce to produce numerous television shows and various films.
SWANSON, Theodore "Ted"
Born: 7/28/1936, Watertown, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Died: 7/23/2009, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Ted Swanson's westerns - assistant director:
Tell Them Willie Boy is Here - 1969
A Man Called Horse - 1970