Anthony Edwards is an actor and director. He is known for his role as Dr. Mark Greene in ER, for which he has received a Golden Globe award and 6 Screen Actors Guild awards. He was also nominated for four consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards. He has also appeared in movies and television shows such as Top Gun, Miracle Mile, Designated Survivor, etc.
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Early Life & Biography
Anthony Edwards was born on July 19, 1962, in Santa Barbara, California, U.S. He was the son of Erika Kem Edwards Plack and Peter Edwards. Erika Kem is an artist/landscape painter, and Peter Edwards is an architect. His maternal grandfather was a designer. He has four siblings, two are sisters, and two are brothers.
All of them are older than him. They are of Irish descent. Before pursuing his interest in acting, he went to college at the request of his parents. He received a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, which is situated in England. He studied theatre at the University of Southern California.
He was married to Jeanine Lobell for 21 years. They tied the knot in 1994 before divorcing in 2015. The couple has three daughters and one son. They resided in New York City. His wife founded the Stila cosmetics line, which she later sold to Estee Lauder in 1999. Anthony Edwards also serves as the chairman of Shoes4Africa, which is a non-profit organization that donates shoes to Kenyan athletes.
Anthony Edwards is also a licensed private pilot. He got his license in 2012. Anthony Edwards wrote an essay on Medium on November 10, 2017, where he stated that screenwriter Gary Goddard had sexually assaulted him and several of his friends for many years since they were 12 years.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19 July 1962, Anthony Edwards is 58 years old as of today’s date 9th March 2021. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 88 kg.
One of his early roles was with his sister Helen Hunt in a TV series titled ‘It Takes Two”. Then in 1982, he briefly appeared in a movie titled “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.”
His next role was his breakthrough role as it brought him huge fame. He played a pilot named “Goose” in the movie “Top Gun.” He gained a huge fan base with this movie. In 1988, he appeared as a patient alongside Timothy Dalton in a movie called “Hawks.” In 1992, he appeared in his first horror movie, “Pet Sematary II.” It was his dream to act in a horror film.
Starting from 1994, he started appearing in the medical series ER playing the role of Dr. Mark Greene. This role brought a huge change to his life. ER was one of the most viewed series of the decade. He starred in it until 2002, appearing in eight seasons. He started his career as a director with ER.
He became a huge fan of directing and wanted to turn his attention to directing. He was one of the highest-paid actors of ER as he earned nearly $10 Million per season. After earning this much, he didn’t work for nearly a decade as he spent time with his children. In 2018, he entered the 3rd season of “Designated Survivor” as one of the lead characters.
Awards & Achievements
Anthony Edwards has received 4 Emmy nominations for ER for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. He won an Emmy award as an executive producer of Temple Grandin for Outstanding Television Movie. He earned a People’s Choice Award in 1995 for Favorite Male Performer in a Television Series and has also won 6 Screen Actors Guild Awards.
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Drama for ER in 1998.
Net Worth & Salary of Anthony Edwards in 2021
As of March 2021, Anthony Edwards has a net worth of around $50 Million. During his time in the ER, he, along with stars like Noah Wyle and Eriq La Salle, were given huge contracts. Anthony Edwards was given a three-year deal worth $35 Million, which is the same as $55 Million today. Anthony and his wife paid $2 Million for an oceanfront home in Dana Point, California.
Since the start of his career, Anthony Edwards has been successful. He achieved fame for his role in Top Gun. This led to him getting more roles later on, and then he was given the role of Dr. Mark Greene on ER. This was the prime of his career. He went on to become one of the highest-paid actors, which helped him take a break from acting. But now he is back acting on the show “Designated Survivor,” and we hope he continues acting for a very long time.