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Ted Demme

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Birth Name: Ted Demme
Born: 10/26/1963
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: Santa Monica, California, USA
Died: 01/13/2002

Born on Oct. 26, 1963 in New York City, Demme was raised in nearby Rockville Centre, Long Island, where he grew up under the shadow of his director uncle, Jonathan Demme. But his ambitions were skewed toward sports, having grown up harboring dreams of becoming a football player as well as a coach and physical education teacher until a 285-pound guy destroyed his knee halfway during his freshman year at the State University of New York, Cortland. To make up for the devastating blow, Demme began doing play-by-play and color commentary for games on the college station WSUC-FM, which soon led to local television and making short films, with his dream of being a football coach quickly fading from... Continue Bio >>

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