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Det. Ed Exley (Character)
from L.A. Confidential (1997)

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L.A. Confidential -- A shooting at an all night diner is investigated by three LA policemen in their own unique ways.
L.A. Confidential -- A shooting at an all night diner is investigated by three LA policemen in their own unique ways.

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Ed Exley is the son of Preston Exley, a legendary LAPD homicide detective... See more »
Alternate Names:
Ed Exley / Edmund J. Exley

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  1. L.A. Confidential (2003) (TV) Played by David Conrad

  2. L.A. Confidential (1997) Played by Guy Pearce (as Ed Exley)

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From L.A. Confidential (1997)
Captain Dudley Smith: [Captain Smith briefs the squad room on Jack Vincennes' death; Exley is standing beside him] Sergeant Vincennes was killed by a .32 slug to the heart. Time of death, approximately 1 a.m. Although he was found in Echo Park, preliminary forensics indicates his body was most likely moved. I want two-man teams to scour that entire neighborhood. Our justice must be swift and merciless. That is all.
Captain Dudley Smith: [Exley starts to leave with the other officers] Edmund, might I have a word with you? We're trying to run down a lead on an associate of Vincennes. The records check has led to a dead end.
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