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Ed Begley Jr. is a Actor and Camera Operator American born on 16 september 1949 at Los Angeles (USA)

Ed Begley Jr.

Ed Begley Jr.
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Birth name Edward James Begley Jr.
Nationality USA
Birth 16 september 1949 (69 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

For his father, see Ed Begley.

Edward James "Ed" Begley, Jr. (born September 16, 1949) is an American actor and environmentalist. Begley has appeared in hundreds of films, television shows, and stage performances. He is best known for his role as Dr. Victor Ehrlich, on the television series St. Elsewhere, for which he received six consecutive Emmy Award nominations, and his most recent reality show about green living called Living With Ed on Planet Green with his wife.

Biography

Begley has three children, a daughter and son from his first marriage, and a daughter from his current marriage.

According to a feature on the Bio Channel television program Celebrity Close Calls, Begley nearly died in 1972, after being stabbed multiple times while being mugged by a street gang. His attackers were teenagers, who were later apprehended by police.

Best films

A Mighty Wind (2003)
(Actor)

Usually with

Bob Balaban
Bob Balaban
(9 films)
Paul Bartel
Paul Bartel
(4 films)
Paul Schrader
Paul Schrader
(4 films)
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Filmography of Ed Begley Jr. (89 films)

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Book Club
Book Club (2018)

Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Andy García, Craig T. Nelson
Roles Tom
Rating61% 3.050073.050073.050073.050073.05007
Quatre amies, des femmes mûres, de longue date se retrouvent fréquemment dans leur club de lecture. Un jour, leur quotidien est bouleversé par la lecture du roman érotique Cinquante nuances de Grey...
Lucky
Lucky (2017)
, 1h28
Directed by John Carroll Lynch
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston, Ed Begley Jr., Tom Skerritt, Beth Grant
Roles Dr. Christian Kneedler
Rating73% 3.699933.699933.699933.699933.69993
Lucky vit seul à plus de 90 ans, à l'écart d'une petite ville. Il fait de l'exercice, marche tous les jours en ville pour aller prendre son café, faire ses courses et retrouver des amis dans un bar le soir. Malgré sa bonne santé, une chute avertit Lucky que la vieillesse est là. Il perd alors un peu de sa vigueur, se dispute avec un avocat qui tente de faire signer un testament à un ami inconsolable depuis que sa tortue centenaire "President Roosevelt" l'a quitté. Lucky retrouve toutefois une joie de vivre lors d'une fête d'anniversaire, où il chante en espagnol pour le jeune fils d'une commerçante d'origine mexicaine. Lucky rencontre aussi un vétéran avec qui il évoque des souvenirs de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Finalement la vie continue pour Lucky, tandis que la tortue poursuit elle aussi son chemin dans le désert.
Mascots
Mascots (2016)
, 1h29
Directed by Christopher Guest
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Zach Woods, Sarah Baker, Parker Posey, Jim Piddock, Chris O'Dowd, Michael Hitchcock
Roles A.J. Blumquist
Rating57% 2.8992752.8992752.8992752.8992752.899275
Plongée dans le monde des concours de mascottes sportives.
Ghostbusters, 1h56
Directed by Paul Feig
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Chris Hemsworth, Leslie Jones, Andy García
Roles Ed Mulgrave
Rating52% 2.602052.602052.602052.602052.60205
Erin Gilbert (Wiig) and Abby Yates (McCarthy) are a pair of unheralded authors who write a book positing that ghosts are real. A few years later, Gilbert lands a prestigious teaching position at Columbia University, but her book resurfaces and she is laughed out of academia. Gilbert reunites with Yates and others when ghosts invade Manhattan and she and her team have to save the world.
You're Not You, 1h46
Directed by George C. Wolfe
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films
Actors Emmy Rossum, Josh Duhamel, Ali Larter, Marcia Gay Harden, Hilary Swank, Julian McMahon
Roles Uncle Roger
Rating73% 3.6994953.6994953.6994953.6994953.699495
Kate (Hilary Swank), a classical pianist is diagnosed with ALS. Her husband Evan (Josh Duhamel) tries to find someone to take care of his wife. Bec (Emmy Rossum) – a college student – applies for the job despite her lack of experience. Kate sees something special in Bec and wants to have her as her caregiver to help her with everyday things like taking a shower. Eventually Kate splits up with her husband, Evan, due to his short affair as well as her wanting to not be invisible. She thinks that she has become the person in his life holding him back. She takes off with Bec and stays the night. In the morning she tells Bec to take her to an assisted living home, but Bec refuses to leave her there. Instead they visit Evan at his office so Kate can tell him she doesn't want to be with him anymore.
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight
Directed by Stephen Frears
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films
Actors Christopher Plummer, Danny Glover, Frank Langella, Ed Begley Jr., Barry Levinson, Pablo Schreiber
Roles Justice Harry Blackmun
Rating67% 3.3972353.3972353.3972353.3972353.397235
Le procès pour objection de conscience du boxeur Mohamed Ali jusqu'à la Cour suprême.
What's Your Number?, 1h46
Directed by Mark Mylod
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Ari Graynor, Dave Annable, Joel McHale, Ed Begley Jr.
Roles Mr. Darling
Rating61% 3.0528053.0528053.0528053.0528053.052805
Ally Darling (Anna Faris) is a thirty-something woman who is struggling to make better decisions with her life. Her boyfriend Rick (Zachary Quinto) breaks up with her when she asks him to attend her sister Daisy's (Ari Graynor) upcoming wedding, and she then gets laid off from her job. While taking the subway home, Ally comes across a Marie Claire magazine article entitled "What's Your Number?", which says that women who have more than twenty lovers in their lifetime have difficulty finding a husband. After making a list of all the men she slept with, she realizes that her number is nineteen, making her decide not to have sex with anyone else until she finds "the one". She then wakes up after Daisy's bachelorette party and discovers that she hooked up with her ex-boss Roger (Joel McHale). Hoping to miss an awkward confrontation, Ally lets her musician neighbor Colin Shea (Chris Evans) into her apartment so that way Roger will leave. It turns out that Colin was only over to avoid a girl that he slept with, because he doesn't want to give the women he sees any expectations.
A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures, 1h25
Directed by Ben Stassen
Origin Belgique
Genres Animation
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'une tortue, Children's films, Reptile
Actors Gemma Arterton, Dany Boon, Yuri Lowenthal, Dominic Cooper, John Hurt, Isabelle Fuhrman
Rating60% 3.0431653.0431653.0431653.0431653.043165
Sammy, a Green sea turtle, hatches on a deserted beach and while trying to climb up a sand slope is caught by a seagull. He manages to escape along with another hatchling sea turtle caught by a seagull named Shelly. Sammy falls onto an old raft and gets carried into the open ocean, losing Shelly. Later he befriends a leatherback hatchling named Ray. The two friends grow up together.
The Penthouse, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Rider Strong, April Scott, James DeBello, Kaley Cuoco, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Jon Abrahams
Roles Nicholas
Rating37% 1.863681.863681.863681.863681.86368
The winner of a reality television show invites his two best friends to share the Los Angeles penthouse he won for coming in first place, and quickly finds out why living with your pals is not always the best idea. Realising that a bachelor pad is no fun when you are flying solo, Tyler (Large) invites Kieran (Strong) and another friend to come partake in the debauchery. A struggling writer who is reluctant to commit to his longtime girlfriend, Kieran quickly takes Tyler up on the offer, and before long life is one non-stop party. The strains in Tyler and Kieran's friendship start to show, however, when Tyler's flirtatious younger sister arrives for a visit, and puts the moves on Kieran.
Whatever Works, 1h30
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Evan Rachel Wood, Larry David, Henry Cavill, Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley Jr., Michael McKean
Roles John
Rating71% 3.598673.598673.598673.598673.59867
Boris Yelnikoff (Larry David) is a misanthropic chess teacher and former Columbia professor. Divorced, he eschews human contact except for his friends (Michael McKean, Adam Brooks, Lyle Kanouse) and students, criticizing everyone he meets for not matching him intellectually. He spends much of the film washing his hands, all the while singing the "Happy Birthday" song -- an attempt to gauge the proper length of time for the process.
21 and a Wake-Up
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War
Themes Medical-themed films, Political films
Actors Amy Acker, JC Chasez, Danica McKellar, Faye Dunaway, Tom Sizemore, Todd Cahoon
Rating57% 2.8718652.8718652.8718652.8718652.871865
The film is based on real events, focusing on the lives of three young nurses, one of whom undertakes a treacherous journey up the Mekong River to Cambodia to save a very young Vietnamese-American girl before her life is destroyed during the American bombing of Cambodia.
Georgia O'Keeffe, 1h29
Directed by Bob Balaban
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Actors Joan Allen, Jeremy Irons, Ed Begley Jr., Kathleen Chalfant, Linda Emond, Tyne Daly
Roles Dr. Lee Steiglita
Rating65% 3.2963153.2963153.2963153.2963153.296315
Georgia O'Keeffe (Joan Allen) is a young painter in the 1910s, while Alfred Stieglitz (Jeremy Irons) is New York-based photographer and art impresario, who discovers her works. Later, when O'Keeffe discovers that her works are displayed at an art gallery without her permission, she confronts Stieglitz. However, he manages to charm her, and starts their 20-year relationship. Stieglitz, 23 years senior to O'Keeffe, subsequently starts living with her and later divorces his wife to marry her. However, over the years, as O'Keeffe becomes a famous artist, their relationship deteriorates.
Tripping Forward, 1h30
Directed by Marcus Nash
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors William Gregory Lee, Amber Benson, M. C. Gainey, John Kapelos, Lee Sung-hi, Ed Begley Jr.
Roles James
Rating58% 2.921442.921442.921442.921442.92144
Ford Coleman (Chris Fogleman) is a young actor trying to start his career in Los Angeles. His friend Tripp (William Gregory Lee) has already given up making it in the music business, and now takes drugs and lives off of Ford. When Ford's money runs out, Tripp comes up with the idea of selling drugs to supermodels to make money, and Ford goes along so they won't be evicted, and he can keep taking acting classes from James Comey (Ed Begley, Jr.) with the girl of his dreams, Gwen (Amber Benson)
Pineapple Express, 1h51
Directed by Judd Apatow, David Gordon Green, Shauna Robertson, Evan Goldberg
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Buddy films, Gangster films
Actors Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole, Rosie Perez, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson
Roles Robert
Rating69% 3.4986353.4986353.4986353.4986353.498635
Dale Denton (Seth Rogen) is a 25-year-old process server and habitual pot smoker. He makes a visit to the home of his drug dealer, Saul Silver (James Franco), to buy weed. Saul tells him that he may already know the identity of Dale's next service, Ted Jones (Gary Cole). Dale drives to Ted's house and witnesses Ted and a cop, Officer Carol Brazier (Rosie Perez), shoot an Asian man to death. Dale panics and flees the area, but leaves his roach at the scene which contains a rare strain of marijuana called Pineapple Express. Ted is able to identify the strain and sends his two henchmen, Budlofsky and Matheson (Kevin Corrigan and Craig Robinson) to dealer Red (Danny McBride), who tells them that he has only sold the pot to Saul.