A Pittsburgh Pennsylvania native, Ed started acting in High School plays but did not see it as a life's work. His career path was working for a health insurance company for 40 years. But acting was in his blood. While performing his customer service duties, Ed volunteered for many community service programs. He even wrote and performed in a skit, "Say No to Drugs", and was a tenor in the corporate choir. that performed at different retirement homes and hospitals.Near his retirement, Edward had the opportunity to be an extra, in the movie "Warrior", and even with the all night shoots and cold temperatures, he enjoyed the atmosphere, and decided to pursue this new vocation. Ed enrolled in several beginners and advanced acting classes, and attended casting calls for TV shows, commercials and movies. Being retired, travel was not a problem as he partook in many Baltimore based episodes of "House of Cards" and, "Veep", along with "Captain America II" and, "Downward Dog", both filmed in Cleveland. Ed even traveled to Abilene, Texas, to work on a project for Ohio University called, "Joyride".He is a character actor and can portray various themes, from an Amish man in "Banshee", a Mountain man in "Outsiders", to a Zombie in "My Uncle John is a Zombie." One of his latest accomplishment is the role of "Warden Moyer in, "The Final Interview", working with notables such as Grainger Hines, and Diane Franklin. Big budget, Independent, or just IMDB credits, look for Ed on the big screen, he will be there.