ANTHONY EDWARDS (Brains) is probably best known as Dr. Mark Greene on the
long-running hit series ER. For his portrayal of the overworked but dedicated emergency
room doctor, Edwards has received four Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor
in a Drama Series and won three Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Golden Globe.
Edwards' most recent feature film credits include Northfork and Jackpot for the
Polish brothers, and Don't Go Breaking My Heart, directed by Willi Patterson, which
Edwards executive-produced in association with his production company, Aviator Films.
Aviator also produced the NBC telefilm, Borderline, starring Sherry Stringfeld.
Edwards has starred in more than 20 features, including his memorable turn as
Goose in the blockbuster Top Gun, directed by Tony Scott. Other feature credits include
Playing By Heart for Willard Carroll; The Client for Joel Schumacher; Miracle Mile for
Steve Dejarnatt; Mr. North for Danny Huston; Hawks for Robert Ellis Miller; The Sure
Thing for Rob Reiner; Gotcha! and Revenge of the Nerds for Jeff Kanew; Fast Times at
Ridgemont High for Amy Heckerling; and Heart Like a Wheel for Jonathan Kaplan.
Edwards made his film directorial debut in 1992 with Charley's Ghost Story, a
modern-day Mark Twain adaptation starring Cheech Marin and Linda Fiorentino.
Edwards starred opposite Eric Roberts in the television film In Cold Blood,
directed by Jonathan Kaplan and based upon true events documented in Truman Capote's
classic book. Other television credits include a recurring role on Northern Exposure and
a starring role in the series It Takes Two, opposite Richard Crenna, Patty Duke and Helen
Hunt. The cable film Sexual Healing earned him a Cable Ace Best Actor nomination.
He has also appeared in El Diablo, Hometown Boy Makes Good, Going for the Gold: The
Bill Johnson Story, High School USA and The Killing of Randy Webster.
Edwards is philanthropically involved with Project Angel Food, Cure Autism
Now (CAN) and the Los Angeles Youth Network, a shelter for homeless youth in
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