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Ed Begley

Also Credited As: Edward Begley
 
Date of Birth: March 25, 1901
Date of Death: April 28, 1970 (69)

Birth Place: Hartford, CT, USA

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1969
Dr. Gibbs
  [Broadway]
1969
Alexander Hartman
  [Broadway]
1960
Orrin Knox
  [Broadway]
1960
Frank Friar
  [Broadway]
1957
Augustus Randall
  [Broadway]
1955
Henry Drummond [Replacement]
Matthew Harrison Brady
  [Broadway]
1954
Dad
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1947
Joe Keller
  [Broadway]
1943
General von Obermann

Ed Begley Movies

Now You See Him, Now You Don't
 
[1972]
Druffle
Superdad
 
[1973]
The Gang
Charley and the Angel
 
[1973]
Derwood Moseby
Showdown
 
[1973]
Pook
Cockfighter
 
[1974]
Tom Peeples
Stay Hungry
 
[1976]
Lester
Citizens Band
 
[1977]
The Priest
Record City
 
[1977]
Pokey
Battlestar Galactica
 
[1978]
Ensign Greenbean
The One and Only
 
[1978]
Arnold - The King
Blue Collar
 
[1978]
Bobby Joe
Goin' South
 
[1978]
Whitey Haber
The Concorde... Airport '79
 
[1979]
Rescuer #1
The In-Laws
 
[1979]
Barry Lutz
Hardcore
 
[1979]
Soldier
Buddy Buddy
 
[1981]
Lieutenant #1
Private Lessons
 
[1981]
Jack Travis
Eating Raoul
 
[1982]
Hippie
Cat People
 
[1982]
Joe Creigh
Young Doctors in Love
 
[1982]
The Flhback - Young Simon's Father
Voyager from the Unknown
 
[1982]
Wilbur Wright
An Officer and a Gentleman
 
[1982]
Altitude Chamber Instructor
Get Crazy
 
[1983]
Colin Beverly
Protocol
 
[1984]
Hsler
Streets of Fire
 
[1984]
Ben Gunn
This Is Spinal Tap
 
[1984]
JohnStumpyPepys
Transylvania 6-5000
 
[1985]
Gil Turner
The Accidental Tourist
 
[1988]
Charles Leary
She-Devil
 
[1989]
Bob
Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills
 
[1989]
Peter Hepburn
Meet the Applegates
 
[1990]
Richard P. Applegate
Dark Horse
 
[1992]
Jack Mills
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
 
[1993]
Rupert
Storybook
 
[1994]
Pouch
The Crazysitter
 
[1994]
Paul Van Arsdale
Sensation
 
[1994]
Earl Strauber
Greedy
 
[1994]
Carl
Renaissance Man
 
[1994]
Jack Markin
Rave Review
 
[1994]
Bert
The Pagemaster
 
[1994]
Alan Tyler
Santa with Muscles
 
[1996]
Ebner Frost
Ms. Bear
 
[1997]
Greg Bradley
The Lay of the Land
 
[1997]
Harvey Dankworth
Joey
 
[1997]
Ambsador Ross
I'm Losing You
 
[1998]
Zev
Best in Show
 
[2000]
Hotel Manager
Get Over It
 
[2001]
Frank Landers
Anthrax
 
[2001]
Brent Krawford
Bug
 
[2002]
The Dept. of Health Inspector /The Hand
Auto Focus
 
[2002]
Mel Rosen
Net Games
 
[2003]
John Fielding
A Mighty Wind
 
[2003]
Lars Olfen
Going Down
 
[2003]
Oscar Earnest
Back by Midnight
 
[2004]
Lawyer
Stateside
 
[2004]
Father Concoff
Raising Genius
 
[2004]
Dr. Curly Weeks
Hair High
 
[2004]
Rev. Sidney Cheddar
Welcome to California
 
[2005]
Documentary Narrator
Desolation Sound
 
[2005]
Doug Shepard
The Legend of William Tell
 
[2006]
James Ayers
Relative Strangers
 
[2006]
Mr. Manoire
For Your Consideration
 
[2006]
Sandy Lane
The Elder Son
 
[2006]
Leonard
Fly Me to the Moon 3D
 
[2007]
Poopchev
One Long Night
 
[2007]
Joel
Hard Four
 
[2007]
Governor Begley
Next of Kin
 
[2008]
Patrick
Pineapple Express
 
[2008]
Robert
Whatever Works
 
[2009]
John
Fatal Secrets
 
[2009]
Reverend Vernon
He's Such a Girl
 
[2009]
Taylor's Father
21 and a Wake-Up
 
[2009]
Colonel Ritchie
Tripping Forward
 
[2009]
James - Acting Teacher
A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures
 
[2010]
GreenPeace Worker
The Penthouse
 
[2010]
Nichol
What's Your Number?
 
[2011]
Mr. Darling
Little Women, Big Cars 2
 
[2012]
Principle Larry
Little Women, Big Cars
 
[2012]
Mr. Hughes
Making Change
 
[2012]
Simmons
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight
 
[2013]
Harry Blackmun
Armed Response
 
[2013]
Officer Krupke
You're Not You
 
[2014]
Uncle Roger
Mascots
 
[2016]
A.J. Blumquist
Time Toys
 
[2016]
WilliamWizWisconsin
Ghostbusters
 
[2016]
Ed Mulgrave
Lucky
 
[2017]
Dr. Christian Kneedler
Girlfriend's Day
 
[2017]
Rupert
CHIPS
 
[2017]
Wp Driver
Amelia 2.0
 
[2017]
Paul Wesley
Book Club
 
[2018]
Tom
Making Babies
 
[2018]
Dr. Remis
Imperfections
 
[2018]
Barry
Plus One
 
[2019]
Chuck
Reboot Camp
 
[2020]
John Lehman
Amsterdam
 
[2022]
General Bill Meekins

Ed Begley TV Shows

Room 222
 
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Bob, Willard, Stretch
Me, Myself and I
 
[]
Older Justin
Modern Family
 
[]
Jerry
Mr. Mayor
 
[]
Chet Danville
Parenthood
 
[]
Gil Buckman
Portlandia
 
[]
Dr Ravich, Cafe Owner, Wes
Quincy M.E.
 
[]
Kit Sawyer, Walter 'Speed' Simpson, David Phillips
Rizzoli & Isles
 
[]
Dr. T. Pike
Roll Out
 
[]
Lt. Robert W. Chapman
Lady Dynamite
 
[]
Joel Bamford
Six Feet Under
 
[]
Hiram Gunderson
St. Elsewhere
 
[]
Dr. Victor Ehrlich
The Agency
 
[]
Lenny Musgrave
The Larry Sanders Show
 
[]
Ed Begley Jr.
The New Adventures of Old Christine
 
[]
Pastor Ed
The Simpsons
 
[]
Ed Begley Jr.
Veronica Mars
 
[]
Cyrus O'Dell
Young Sheldon
 
[]
Dr. Linkletter
Boston Legal
 
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Clifford Cabot
Adventures from the Book of Virtues
 
[]
Alec, William Tell, Soldier
Arrested Development
 
[]
Stan Sitwell
Battlestar Galactica
 
[]
Flight Sergeant Greenbean, Ensign Greenbean
Betas
 
[]
Murch, George Murchison
Better Call Saul
 
[]
Clifford Main
Big City Greens
 
[]
Mr. Whistler
Bless This Mess
 
[]
Rudy
Blunt Talk
 
[]
Teddy
7th Heaven
 
[]
Dr. Hank Hastings
Columbo
 
[]
Irving Krutch, Officer Stein
CSI: Miami
 
[]
Scott O'Shay
Curb Your Enthusiasm
 
[]
Dr. Winokur, Dr. Winocur
Easy to Assemble
 
[]
S. Erland Hussen
Fantasy Island
 
[]
Amos McAllister, Jamie
Gary Unmarried
 
[]
Dr. Walter Krandall
Insight
 
[]
Father John, Jimmy, Marty
Jack & Bobby
 
[]
Rev. Belknap

Ed Begley Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Ed Begley, Inherit the Wind

Ed Begley News

Photos: HADESTOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group Photo Photos: HADESTOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

The Los Angeles engagement of 'Hadestown' opened this week at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre.

Peacock Announces QUEER AS FOLK Premiere Date Photo Peacock Announces QUEER AS FOLK Premiere Date
by Michael Major - Apr 13, 2022

QUEER AS FOLK is a vibrant reimagining of the groundbreaking British series created by Russell T. Davies, exploring a diverse group of friends in New Orleans whose lives are transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy. Watch the teaser and date announcement for the new series now!

L.A. Theatre Works Highlights 12¬Ĺ-Hour, Star-Studded, Unabridged Recording Of BABBIT Photo L.A. Theatre Works Highlights 12¬Ĺ-Hour, Star-Studded, Unabridged Recording Of BABBITT
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022

In 1987, L.A. Theatre Works took the audio world by storm with a word-by-word recording of ‚ÄúBabbitt,‚ÄĚ the seminal novel by Sinclair Lewis, starring Edward Asner in the title role and with a 33-member star-studded ensemble playing all the remaining parts.

Peacock Rounds Out Cast of Upcoming QUEER AS FOLK Reboot Photo Peacock Rounds Out Cast of Upcoming QUEER AS FOLK Reboot
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2021

Jueliette Lews, Ed Begley Jr., Armand Fields, Chris Renfro, Eric Graise, Sachin Bhatt and Benito Skinner join the previously announced Kim Cattrall, Devin Way, Fin Argus, Jesse James Keitel, Candace Grace, Johnny Sibilly, and Ryan O'Connell in this reimagining of the groundbreaking British series.

The Garden State Film Festival Returns March 23 Photo The Garden State Film Festival Returns March 23
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 2, 2021

This year’s festival will bring a hybrid of selected live events and screenings along with the virtual screening of 300+ films that include an incredible variety of feature and short length dramas, thrillers, comedies, documentaries, student films, foreign films, videos and web series, music, and more!

Theater Stories: RENT, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY and More About T Photo Theater Stories: RENT, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY and More About The Nederlander Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features the Nederlander Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest-running show - Rent; recent shows to have been performed at the theatre, including War Paint, and Pretty Woman, plus much more!

Pete Davidson & Maude Apatow Join IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Table Read Photo Pete Davidson & Maude Apatow Join IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Table Read
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 24, 2020

Pete Davidson and¬†Maude Apatow¬†join¬†Ed Asner¬†and a star-studded team of actors ‚Äď including¬†Mia Farrow, Ellie Kemper, Carol Kane, Ed Begley Jr., Diedrich Bader, Bill Pullman, Richard Kind, B.D. Wong,¬†and¬†Michael Shannon.

Ali Stroker Will Participate in LIFETIME LIVE! Event Photo Ali Stroker Will Participate in LIFETIME LIVE! Event
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 27, 2020

Lifetime announces a new way for fans to engage with their favorite stars from the premiere entertainment destination for women.

VIDEO: Watch COASTAL DISTURBANCES on Plays in the House Photo VIDEO: Watch COASTAL DISTURBANCES on Plays in the House
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 10, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (2pm) with Plays In The House: COASTAL DISTURBANCES: By Tina Howe. Starring Annette Bening, Jonas Abry, Timothy Daly, Jean De Baer, Angela Goethals, Ronald Guttman, Heather Mac Rae, Mary Kay Place and Ed Begley Jr. Directed by Annette Bening.

Annette Bening Will Direct And Star In COASTAL DISTURBANCES for PLAYS IN THE HOUSE Photo Annette Bening Will Direct And Star In COASTAL DISTURBANCES for PLAYS IN THE HOUSE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that stage and screen icon Annette Bening will return to the role that earned her her first Tony nomination - Holly Dancer in Coastal Disturbances - LIVE on 'Plays In The House.'

Ed Begley Videos

VIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT Videoplay
VIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT

by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020

SHOWTIME has released the key art and trailer for the upcoming third season of¬†OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT, premiering on Sunday, January 26 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. Executive produced by multiple Emmy¬ģ¬†winner Stephen Colbert, showrunner R.J. Fried and¬†Late Show¬†executive producer Chris Licht,¬†OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT¬†kicks open the doors of the White House for a satirical look at President Trump, his family and the power players in Washington, D.C. and beyond.¬†

VIDEO: LMria Bamford Returns for LADY DYNAMITE Season 2 on Netflix, Today Videoplay
VIDEO: LMria Bamford Returns for LADY DYNAMITE Season 2 on Netflix, Today

by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Maria Bamford returns as Maria Bamford in season two of the acclaimed comedy series LADY DYNAMITE, returning to Netflix on November 10. Check out the announcement video below!

VIDEO: LMria Bamford Returns for LADY DYNAMITE Season 2 on Netflix, 11/10 Videoplay
VIDEO: LMria Bamford Returns for LADY DYNAMITE Season 2 on Netflix, 11/10

by Caryn Robbins - Sep 7, 2017

Maria Bamford returns as Maria Bamford in season two of the acclaimed comedy series LADY DYNAMITE, returning to Netflix on November 10. Check out the announcement video below!

VIDEO: Watch Official Trailer for New Season of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Official Trailer for New Season of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM

by Caryn Robbins - Aug 18, 2017

The world is ready for a hero like Larry, but is he ready for us? The new season of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM premieres October 1 at 10 PM, only on HBO. Check out the official trailer below!

VIDEO: Netflix Shares Trailer & Key Art for Original Film GIRLFRIEND'S DAY
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 17, 2017

In the Netflix original film, GIRLFRIEND'S DAY, director Michael Paul Stephenson (The American Scream) invites you to experience a clever and quirky story about love, loss and the worst place to get a paper cut.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer & Key Art for Christopher Guest's MASCOTS
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 1, 2016

Check out the trailer and key art for MASCOTS, premiering on October 13 in select theaters and everywhere Netflix is available.

VIDEO: First Look - Season 2 of TBS's ANGIE TRIBECA Launches 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

After putting murderous ventriloquists, bakers and painters behind bars in its first amazing season, TBS's ANGIE TRIBECA is ready to untangle all new webs of deceit in the gripping second season.

VIDEO: First Look - Season 2 of TBS's ANGIE TRIBECA Launches 6/6
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 22, 2016

After putting murderous ventriloquists, bakers and painters behind bars in its first amazing season, TBS's ANGIE TRIBECA is ready to untangle all new webs of deceit in the gripping second season.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Fred Armisen Returns to PORTLANDIA for 5th Season, 1/8
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 20, 2014

IFC's Emmy(R)-nominated comedy Portlandia has busted out of Portland, out of television even, to enter our national vocabulary as shorthand for a 21st century state of mind.

VIDEO: First Look - Christopher Plummer, Benjamin Walker Star in HBO's 'MUHAMMAD ALI' Biopic
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 14, 2013

HBO Films new drama Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight from director Stephen Frears is coming to the cable network on Saturday, October 5th at 8 pm.


Ed Begley Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ed Begley been in?
Ed Begley has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Ed Begley been in?
Ed Begley has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ed Begley been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Inherit the Wind .

What awards has Ed Begley won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Inherit the Wind.