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Actor: Ed. Begley Jr.
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Ed Begley, Jr. is currently recurring on the CBS series YOUNG SHELDON and was
recently a series regular on ABC’s BLESS THIS MESS and Netflix’s FUTURE MAN.
Begley is a Golden Globe and seven-time Emmy nominated actor who for decades, has
been a champion and educator for causes dedicated to protecting the earth. In support
of this work, he starred opposite his lovely wife and daughter on the hit eco-reality
shows LIVING WITH ED and ON BEGLEY STREET.
Inspired by the works of his Academy Award-winning father, Begley became an actor.
He first gained major notoriety for his portrayal of Dr. Victor Ehrlich on the long-running
television series, ST. ELSEWHERE for which he received six of his Emmy nominations.
Since then he has moved easily between feature film, television, streaming and theatre.
Begley has appeared in the Christopher Guest films A MIGHTY WIND, BEST IN SHOW
and FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION. Other feature film credits include BOOK CLUB,
PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, BATMAN FOREVER, THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST, THE
INLAWS and countless more.
On television, Begley has recurred on ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, PORTLANDIA,
BETTER CALL SAUL, MODERN FAMILY, VERONICA MARS, SIX FEET UNDER and
SEVENTH HEAVEN among others. He received his seventh Emmy nominated for the
streaming series CTRL ALT DELETE. He has also guest starred on many other series
including THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE WEST WING, THE
PRACTICE, BOSTON LEGAL and dozens more.
On the stage, he led the West Coast Premiere of David Mamet’s CRYPTOGRAM at the
Geffen Playhouse, in the role that he first performed in Boston and New York. He also
starred in Mr. Mamet’s production of ROMANCE at the Mark Taper Forum. Ed Begley
Jr. wrote and directed the musical CESAR AND RUBEN, a play that won him a Nos
Otros Award and four Valley Theater League Awards.
Welcome a legend!
Ed Begley Jr.