Ted Danson

Author, Oceana

As the author of Oceana, Ted Danson describes his other, 20-year career as an ocean activist and shares the often frightening yet hopeful news about the crisis in our oceans. Danson’s journey began when he joined a local protest in the mid-1980s to oppose offshore oil drilling near his Southern California neighborhood. Today, Danson is a leading spokesperson on international ocean issues and a board member of Oceana, the largest organization in the world focused solely on ocean conservation.

Danson is most well-known for his Emmy-winning role as Sam Malone in the television series "Cheers." 



Ted Danson: Our Endangered Oceans

March 22, 2011
In the mid-1980s, actor Ted Danson was walking along a Santa Monica beach when he noticed a sign: “Water polluted, no swimming.” "Trying to...