Ed Begley, Jr. Biography (1949-)

Full name, Edward James Begley, Jr.; born September 16, 1949, in Hollywood, CA; son of Edward James (an actor) and Allene Jeanne (an actress; maiden name,Sanders) Begley; married Ingrid Margaret Taylor, October 31, 1976 (divorced,1989); children: Amanda, Nicholas. Education: Attended Los Angeles Valley College; trained for the stage with Peggy Fuery. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Roman Catholic. Avocational interests: Carpentry,organic gardening, environmental causes. Addresses: Agent-- William Morris Agency, 1515 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2775.Manager-- Sterling/Winters Co., 1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1640,Los Angeles, CA 90067. Career: Actor. Nightclub performer, including appearances at the Troubadour, the Ice House, the Bottom Line, and Max's Kansas City; camera operator for documentary films and commercials. Los Angeles Environmental Affairs Committee, member, 1993; Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, member, 1994, then chairperson; member of board of directors, American Oceans Campaign, League of Conservation Voters, Environmental Research Fund, and Walden Woods Project. Member: Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Society of Motion Pictureand Television Engineers. Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nominations, outstanding supporting actor in a drama series, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, and 1987, and Golden Globe Award nomination, 1986, all for St. Elsewhere. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 1515 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2775.; Manager: Sterling/Winters Co., 1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1640, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

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September 16, 1949
Hollywood, California, United States

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