Ed Begley Jr.

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Edward James Begley Jr.
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/16/1949, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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Ed Begley Jr. Fast Facts:
  • His father, character actor Ed Begley, won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for 1962's Sweet Bird of Youth.
  • Attended the same high school as Robert Redford, Paula Abdul, Stacy Keach and Natalie Wood.
  • Made his TV debut in a 1967 episode of My Three Sons.
  • Directed a 2003 episode of NYPD Blue; has also worked as an assistant cameraman and stand-up comic.
  • Wrote, directed and produced Cesar and Ruben, a 2003 stage musical about farmworkers-union leader Cesar Chavez.
  • Is a vegan known for his environmental activism and has been dubbed "the greenest man in Tinseltown."
  • Has authored books on how to live an eco-friendly life.
  • Ed Begley Jr. Relationships:
  • Ed Begley - Father
  • Ingrid Taylor - Ex-wife
  • Amanda Huff - Mother
  • Hayden Carson - Daughter
  • Allene Johanna Begley - Sister
  • Mara Purl - Ex-fiancĂ©e
  • Rachelle Carson - Wife
  • Amanda Begley - Daughter
  • Nicholas Taylor Begley - Son
  • Ed Begley Jr. Awards:
  • 1987 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1986 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1988 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1985 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1984 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1983 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Los Angeles Valley College, Valley Glen, CA

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