ANTHONY EDWARDS (Jim Paretta) 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, won three Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Golden
His most recent feature is Thunderbirds for director Jonathan Frakes. Other recent films include Northfork and Jackpot for the Polish brothers, as well as Don't Go Breaking My Heart directed by Willi Patterson, which Edwards executive produced in association with his production company Aviator Films. The company also produced the telefilm "Borderline" starring Sherry Stringfeld and the film comedy spoof Die, Mommie,
Edwards has starred in more than 20 feature films, 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
In direct contrast to his "ER" role, Edwards starred opposite Eric Roberts as a murderer 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
Edwards is involved in charity work with Project Angel Food, Cure Autism Now (CAN) and the Los Angeles Youth Network, a shelter for the homeless youth in Hollywood.
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