Birth Place : Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
Zodiac Sign : Cancer
Chinese Zodiac : Tiger
Birth Element : Water
Anthony Edwards Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Anthony Edwards is one of the notable celebrities who rose to stardom with his great roles. He is ideally known for starring as Dr. Mark Green in the television series called ER. He is the youngest brother of five siblings, and he wanted nothing else in his life than attention. This is what made him pursue acting as a career.
He got his driving license at 16 years old. This should tell you how he did anything to create attention. The irony is that to date attention seems to look for him and not vice versa. Besides, Edwards is also known as a fervent producer and director.
During his seventh season in one of his notable series The ER; Dr. Mark Green battled with brain cancer. Audiences and viewers were heartbroken when he died before the end of the ninth episode. To date, the series still leaves the audience with heartwarming and emotional thoughts. But Dr. Mark Green rested peacefully and beautifully.
In real life, Anthony Edwards depicts his fictional character. At 54 years of age, he possesses a natural leadership skill that allows him to multiply resounding results. Just like in the series, Edwards tends to employ his trickery gift in everything he does. He is perfect when it comes to the end goals that help him to share great purpose and long-term goals.
His primary challenge in life is to grasp that influence and power can at times be used to his benefit. The good thing is that he naturally knows how to get back to his true self. Boredom and failures aren’t part of his successful life.
Childhood and Early Life
On July 19, 1962, Anthony Charles Edwards was born in California; Santa Barbara in the U.S. He was born to Erika Kem and Keter Edwards. His mother served as a professional artist while his father worked as an architect. At his tender age, Anthony loved to play with his elder sisters: Heid and Ann and elder brothers: Jeffery and Peter. He joined Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and later the University of Southern California.
While still studying, Anthony Edwards appeared in several roles in the 1980s. He was also lucky that his local town was best known for creating dance classes and theater lessons. At 16 years old, he started to appear in small roles as well as commercials. One of the paramount experiences that Anthony partakes in his career is to make sure that he has embraced assertiveness.
In the mid of 1973, Anthony Edwards began his acting career when he appeared in a movie titled Bog Zapper. After a short pause, he was seen in an American comedy titled Fast Times at Ridgemont High. In 1983 he starred in two different films: Going for The Gold and The Sure Thing. The following year, he starred as Nick in an action drama The Top Gun.
From 1988 to 2015 Anthony Edwards rose to fame when he appeared in different films and television show. Some of the notable ones include: How I Got into College, Charli’s Ghost Story, and Playing by Heart, The Forgotten, Zodiac, Motherhood, Flipped and Experimenter. He also rose to stardom for his roles in television series such as El Diablo, Northern Exposure, Cursed, Zero Hour, Call to Glory and Blue Bloods.
Personal Life and Achievements
Anthony Edwards started a romantic relation with Meg Ryan, an actress in 1986.The two met in the course of their acting careers. But they later parted ways in 1987 when he went to date Jeanine Lobell, a makeup artist and they got married in 1994 to date. The couple has four children Wallis Edwards Bailey Edwards, Poppy and Esme Edwards. The family lives in Santa Barbara in the United States.
From 1988 to 2010 Anthony was recognized with notable awards including Primetime Emmy Award, TV Land Icon Award, People’s Choice Awards, and Daytime Emmy Award among others.