Casey Coates, Ted Danson's Ex-Wife, Wiki: Age, Husband, Children

Casey Coats' bio reveals that she was born in 1938...has reached the age of 81 as per her wiki...married Ted Danson in 1977...split with her husband in 1993...has two children from her ex-husband...she is designer and daughter Alexis was adopted... another daughter, Kate Danson, was born in 1979...for each year they were married...

Casey Coates, Ted Danson's Ex-Wife, Wiki: Age, Husband, Children

Most tragedies occur without warning, and sometimes the effect leaves devastating impacts. It takes someone with a lot of courage and resilience to be able to surmount those devastating impacts and starts to live a fulfilled life. 

In light of those events, it is safe to opine that Casey Coates is a courageous and resilient lady. 

Let's learn about the time when Casey went through the most challenging time of her life.


Casey Coates was born in 1938. She is a designer and producer by profession.

Casey Coates Past Married Life

Casey Coates and her husband, Ted Danson, were married for nearly 15 years from 30th July 1977 to 3rd June 1993. 

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Casey first met her then-husband in 1976, and after that, the couple was inseparable. They were not only husband and wife for a tag and were very supportive of each other. 

Casey Coates with her husband at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (Photo: gettyimages)

In 1979, Casey gave birth to her first daughter, Kate Danson. But after giving birth to her daughter, she suffered a debilitating stroke. 

During that time, Ted, being a loving and supportive husband, took six months off from his acting and stayed by his wife's side, helping her recuperate. 

With immense love and support from Casey's family, she got alright, and the couple also adopted a second daughter, Alexis Danson. 


Casey and Ted's fifteen years of togetherness came to an end when Ted began an affair with actress Whoopi Goldberg on the set of the film, Made in America.

The action of Casey's then-husband became the reason for their divorce, which was finalized in 1993.

For the settlement of the divorce, Ted paid Casey $30 million and $2 million for each year they were married. At that time, their divorce was known as one of Hollywood's costliest divorces. 

Ex-Husband Ted Danson

Casey's former husband Ted is an American actor and producer best known for playing the lead role of Sam Malone on the NBC sitcom Cheers, Jack Holden in the films, Three Men and a Baby and Three Men and a Little Lady, and Dr. John Becker on the CBS sitcom Becker.

He has also starred in CSI: Crime Scene Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bored to Death, Fargo, and The Good Place, amongst others.


Both of Casey's children are adults, and one of her daughters, Katherine Danson, is the former daughter-in-law of Steven Bochco and Barbara Bosson.

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Kate was previously married to Jesse Bochco from 26th September 2009 to 2015. 

As per her career, she has appeared alongside her father, Ted, in the hugely popular crime show, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She has also worked in other projects such as Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, The Dinner Party, The Protector, L.A; I Hate You, Three Forms of Insomnia, and so on.