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'CSI: Las Vegas': Ted Danson Looked Really Different When He Was Young

Ted Danson as "D.B. Russel" in "CSI: Vegas"

26. August 2019 - 15:37 Uhr / Administrator User

Fans loved Ted Danson as D.B. Russell in the hit criminal investigation series CSI: Las Vegas. Although he is known for his trademark white hair and funky glasses nowadays, he wasn't always a silver fox.

You'd never recognize a young Ted Danson! He used to be a real sight for sore eyes, with thick, brown hair and no glasses. One thing that has remained constant though is his acting talent, and he has a CV to prove it!

Ted Danson with brown hair

Ted Danson with brown hair

Ted Danson: A Very Successful Acting Career 

Danson was catapulted into the spotlight in 1982 when he starred in the series Cheers. In the following years, he appeared in numerous films, including Made in America and Homegrown. In 1998 he played one of the lead roles alongside Matt Damon (48) and Tom Hanks (62) in the blockbuster hit Saving Private Ryan, directed by Steven Spielberg. He has even been awarded his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!

Ted Danson

Ted Danson: Fans know him as "D.B Russell"

Danson starred on CSI: Las Vegas from 2011 until 2015. In the series he plays fatherly supervisor "D.B. Russell" who helps solve complicated cases, whilst remaining cool and calm. Any CSI: Las Vegas fan will tell you that Ted Danson was born to play "D.B. Russell"!

Ted Danson: Where is he now?

In 2015, Danson had a great guest role in the FX hit show Fargo and also reprised his role as "D.B. Russell" on CSI: Cyber for a short while. Ever since 2016 he's been starring on the popular comedy show The Good Place, alongside the beautiful Kristen Bell. These days, Ted Danson is looking as good as ever!