Ed Flanders

  • Birth Name: Edward Paul Flanders
  • Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Died: February 22, 1995
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was a member of the Old Globe Theatre Company in San Diego.
  • Made his Broadway debut as Goldberg in the 1967 production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party.
  • Portrayed both Presidents Coolidge and Truman.
  • Delivered an unscripted soliloquy during the taping of the final episode of St. Elsewhere that was ultimately included by the producers.
  • Retired to a ranch in Northern California.
  • Battled depression and took his own life in 1995.

Awards

  • 1979, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Special: Nominee
  • 1985, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1976, Emmy — Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Comedy or Drama Special: Winner
  • 1986, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1974, Tony — Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic): Winner
  • 1983, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 1987, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1977, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special: Winner

Relationships

  • Cody Lambert — Ex-wife
  • Scott Flanders — Son
  • Ian Geer Flanders — Son
  • Francis Flanders — Brother
  • Evan Flanders — Son
  • Francis Flanders — Father
  • Rene Flanders — Sister
  • Bernice Brown — Mother
  • Suzanne — Daughter
  • Ellen Geer — Ex-wife

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  • Birth Name: Edward Paul Flanders
  • Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Died: February 22, 1995
  • Profession: Actor