ACTOR AND DIRECTOR
Ed has just completely filming on the second series of the acclaimed show "Distrito Salvaje" for Netflix and Dynamo productions playing the role of Paul. (Out in September 2019)
July 2019 is the release date of BOLIVAR: UNA LUCHA ADMIRABLE for Netflix and Caracol Television in Colombia in which he plays the role of Lieutenant Daniel Florence O'Leary. This is the biggest television series in the history of Latin American television. (Streaming worldwide from July 2019)
Ed has established himself as one of the UK's and Latin America's most versatile actors, both onstage and screen, acting in both English and Spanish. With a career that spans from film and television, to Classical, Modern and Musical Theatre.
On Television he most recently has played Paul in the acclaimed second series fo "Distrito Salvaje" (Wild District) for Netflix and Dynamo and also Coronel Daniel Florence O'Leary in Latin America's largest television series Bolivar: Una Lucha Admirable for Netflix and Caracol Television. He has recently been cast as the US Ambassador in "El General" for Fox International.
On stage he has earned great acclaim working with many of the best theatre companies in the UK, playing London's West End (most recently with the Olivier Award nominated This House) and touring the world (Kneehigh's Dead Dog in a Suitcase). Highlights include working at the Old Vic in the Olivier Nominated Hamlet wtih Ben Whishaw, performing his one man show Mayakovsky: The Slanting Raid at the RSC, a season with The Royal Shakespeare Company in THE CANTERBURY TALES (Olivier Award Nominated), and a European Premiere of Edward Albee's Finding the Sun at the National Theatre.
Ed trained at the world renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He grew up in Ipswich, Suffolk. He is married to the Colombian choreographer and movement director Andrea Pelaez. www.andreapeleaz.com