Ted Pownall is a recurring character in Freeform's series, Siren. He is portrayed by David Cubitt.

Ted is the father of Ben and Doug Pownall, and the husband of Elaine Pownall.

His great-great-great-grandfather Charles H. Pownall is rumored to have fallen for a mermaid via her enchantingly melodious siren song one hundred and fifty years ago.

Early Life Edit


Physical Appearance Edit


Personality Edit

Appearing as a soft-hearted man, he is quite taken with the benefits of money and power, despite the fact they they leave harmful even lethal affects on the ecosystem.

Throughout the Series Edit

Season 1 Edit


Quotes Edit

Season One Edit

  • "Thank you. That was my great-great-great grandfather depicted there. Now you know that our family history goes back a long time. Let me introduce my wife, Elaine, and our two wonderful sons Doug and Ben."
  • "Why the sudden interest in the family history?"
  • "A constant stream of booze, endless days at sea, and well, he was seeing things. Mermaids?"
  • "Funny the way he asked."
  • "His tone. It was accusing, like he thought I was hiding something."
  • "Look around, Honey. It's no secret."
  • "I'm sorry if you feel we haven't been honest with you, Ben. Maybe I made a mistake in bringing you out here."
  • "Try me."

Season Two Edit

  • "You got a good heart, Ben. I wish we were more like you."
  • "Nobody lied to anybody."
  • "I'm getting sick and tired of apologizing for it, frankly."
  • "Exciting things are happening in the ocean as we speak."
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Appearances Edit

Season One Edit

Season Two Edit

Trivia Edit

  • He and his younger son Doug are funding the Kosclo Oil project in taking natural oil from the depths of the oceans.
  • He makes more appearances than his wife and youngest son do.

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