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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)
[White approaches Loew in the bathroom, after he refused to answer Exley's questions]
Ellis Loew: Unless you came in here to wipe my ass, I believe we're through.
[White looks at him, silently]
Ellis Loew: Come on, don't try this "Good Cop-Bad Cop" crap on me. I practically invented it. So what if some homo actor is dead? Boys, girls, ten of them step off the bus to L.A. every day.
[White proceeds to smash Loew's head into the mirror and then sticking it into the toilet]
Ellis Loew: Pull him off me, Exley!
Ed Exley: I don't know how.
Bud White: Now, I know you think you're the A-number one hotshot. Well, here's the juice: if I take you out, there'll be ten more lawyers to take your place tomorrow. They just won't come on the bus, that's all!
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