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Ed Begley Jr.


Ed Begley Jr. was born on September 16, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Edward James Begley Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for St. Elsewhere (1982), Pineapple Express (2008) and This Is Spinal Tap (1984). He has been married to Rachelle Carson since August 23, 2000. They have one child. He was previously married to Ingrid Taylor. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Summerland Project (pre-production)
Paul Wesley
 2015 Wedlock (Video short) (completed)
Ray Gomez
 2014 Wish Wizard (Short)
Wish Wizard
 2012-2014 Portlandia (TV Series)
Ed
- 3D Printer (2014)
- The Brunch Special (2012) ... Ed
- Brunch Village (2012) ... Ed
 2013-2014 Betas (TV Series)
Murch / George Murchison
- Steppin' Out (2014) ... Murch
- Show & Tell (2013) ... Murch
- Strange Magic (2013) ... Murch
- One on One (2013) ... Murch
 2013 How to Succeed at Birth (TV Movie)
Dr. Finch
 2013 Family Tree (TV Series)
Al Chadwick
- Cowboys (2013) ... Al Chadwick (uncredited)
- Indians (2013) ... Al Chadwick
- Civil War (2013) ... Al Chadwick
- Country Life (2013) ... Al Chadwick
 2013 Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight
Harry Blackmun
 2013 Rules of Engagement (TV Series)
Reverend Todd
- 100th (2013) ... Reverend Todd
 2013 The Office (TV Series)
Erin's Biological Father
- Finale (2013) ... Erin's Biological Father
 2013 Partners (TV Series)
Dr. Kay
- Sperm und Drang (2013) ... Dr. Kay
 2013 Armed Response
Officer Krupke
 2013 Newsreaders (TV Series)
Phillip Breck
- Unborn Again (2013) ... Phillip Breck
 2013 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Yogi
- Fast and Furious (2013) ... Yogi
 2012 Common Law (TV Series)
Dr. Van Waals / Dr. Van Waal
- Gun! (2012) ... Dr. Van Waals
- Hot for Teacher (2012) ... Dr. Van Waal
 2011-2012 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
Dr. T. Pike
- Crazy for You (2012) ... Dr. T. Pike
 2012 Little Women, Big Cars 2 (TV Series)
Principle Larry
 2012 Little Women, Big Cars
Mr. Hughes
 2012 Making Change
Simmons
 2011 Brave New World (TV Movie)
Dick Kenealy
 2007-2011 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Scott O'Shay
- Dead Ringer (2011) ... Scott O'Shay
- Bloodline (2007) ... Scott O'Shay
 2011 Chaos (TV Series)
Operative Corwin
- Molé (2011) ... Operative Corwin
 2011 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Double-Chief O'Shambley (segment "United States Police Department")
- Episode #2.10 (2011) ... Double-Chief O'Shambley (segment "United States Police Department")
 2011 Off the Map (TV Series)
Hank
 2011 $#*! My Dad Says (TV Series)
Terry
- The Better Father (2011) ... Terry
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Nate Bailey
- Old Dogs (2010) ... Nate Bailey
 2010 Chabad 'To Life' Telethon (TV Series)
 2010 A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures
GreenPeace Worker (voice)
 2010/II The Bus (Short)
 2010 The Penthouse
Nicholas
 2009 Rise and Fall of Tuck Johnson (TV Series)
Wolfgang Zinendorf (2009)
 2009 The Suite Life on Deck (TV Series)
Mayor Ragnar / Ragnar I
- The Swede Life (2009) ... Mayor Ragnar / Ragnar I
 2009 Monk (TV Series)
Dr. Malcolm Nash
- Mr. Monk and the End: Part 1 (2009) ... Dr. Malcolm Nash
 2009 21 and a Wake-Up
Colonel Ritchie
 2009 Georgia O'Keeffe (TV Movie)
Dr. Lee Steiglita
 2009 Tripping Forward
James - Acting Teacher
 2009 Party Down (TV Series)
Bruce Nesbitt
- Pepper McMasters Singles Seminar (2009) ... Bruce Nesbitt
 2009 Hannah Montana (TV Series)
Woody
- Would I Lie to You, Lilly? (2009) ... Woody
 2009 Fatal Secrets
Reverend Vernon
 2009 He's Such a Girl
Taylor's Father
 2008/I Next of Kin
Patrick
 2008 Reaper (Short)
Sonny Addison
 2008 Recount (TV Movie)
David Boies
 2008 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Stephens Davies
- Behind Closed Doors (2008) ... Stephens Davies (voice)
 2007 Hard Four
Governor Begley
 2007 One Long Night
Joel
 2006-2007 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Clifford Cabot
- Selling Sickness (2007) ... Clifford Cabot (as Ed Begley)
- Spring Fever (2006) ... Clifford Cabot (as Ed Begley)
- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2006) ... Clifford Cabot (as Ed Begley)
 2006 The Elder Son
Leonard
 2006 Three Moons Over Milford (TV Series)
Millionaire
- Moon Giver (2006) ... Millionaire
 2006 Relative Strangers
Mr. Manoire
 2006 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Mr. Grimaldi
- Coyote Ugly (2006) ... Mr. Grimaldi
 2005 Alone in a Crowd (Short)
 2005 Spirit Bear: The Simon Jackson Story (TV Movie)
Frank Perdue
 2005 Welcome to California
Documentary Narrator
 2005 Desolation Sound
Doug Shepard
 2004-2005 Jack & Bobby (TV Series)
Rev. Belknap
- Stand by Me (2005) ... Rev. Belknap
 2005 Center of the Universe (TV Series)
Dr. Harrison
- It's the Principal of the Thing (2005) ... Dr. Harrison
 2005 True (TV Movie)
 2004 Life on Liberty Street (TV Movie)
Richard Spencer
 2004 Static Shock (TV Series)
Dr. Donald Todd
- Power Outage (2004) ... Dr. Donald Todd (voice)
- Wet and Wild (2004) ... Dr. Donald Todd (voice)
 2004 The First Person (Short)
Detective Tom Burroughs
 2004 Raising Genius
Dr. Curly Weeks
 2004 Stateside
Father Concoff
 2003 All Grown Up (TV Series)
Amish Father
- R.V. Having Fun Yet? ... Amish Father (voice)
 2003/I The Trailer (Short)
Victim
 2003/I Going Down
Oscar Earnest
 2003 Net Games
John Fielding
 2003 War Stories (TV Movie)
Ed O'Brian
 2002 Scrubs (TV Series)
Dr. Bailey
- My Sacrificial Clam (2002) ... Dr. Bailey
 2002 Bug
The Dept. of Health Inspector / 'The Hand'
 2001-2002 The Agency (TV Series)
Lenny Musgrave
- Closure (2001) ... Lenny Musgrave
 2001 Diary of a Sex Addict (Video)
Dr. Aaron Spencer
 2001 Anthrax
Brent Krawford
 2001 Family Law (TV Series)
Attorney Ethan Beal
- Irreparable Harm (2001) ... Attorney Ethan Beal
 2001 Titus (TV Series)
Bill
- The Wedding (2001) ... Bill
 2001 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series)
Haley's Father
- The Crash (2001) ... Haley's Father
 2001 Hounded (TV Movie)
Ward Van Dusen
 2001 Get Over It
Frank Landers
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series)
Seth Gillette
- The War at Home (2001) ... Seth Gillette
 2001 Hellgig (Short)
Reverend
 2000 The Michael Richards Show (TV Series)
Impostor Vic
- The Identity Loan (2000) ... Impostor Vic
 2000 Best in Show
Hotel Manager
 2000 Pigs Next Door (TV Series) (voice)
 2000 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Dr. Corso
- April Moon (2000) ... Dr. Corso (voice)
 1999 The Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Foster
- Day in Court (1999) ... Dr. Foster
 1998 Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery (TV Movie)
Fitz-Gilbert Hamilton
 1998 Addams Family Reunion (Video)
Phillip Adams
 1998 I'm Losing You
Zev
 1996-1998 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series)
Alec / William Tell / Guard
- Trustworthiness (1998) ... Alec (voice)
- Courage (1996) ... William Tell / Guard (voice)
 1997 Joey
Ambassador Ted Ross
 1997 Alone (TV Movie)
Gerald
 1997 Ms. Bear
Greg Bradley
 1997 The Lay of the Land
Harvey Dankworth
 1997 The Nanny (TV Series)
Tom Rosenstein
- You Bette Your Life (1997) ... Tom Rosenstein
 1997 Not in This Town (TV Movie)
Henry Whitcomb
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
The Director
- The Shot (1997) ... The Director
 1997 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Dr. Chris Vanderkamp
- Cap-Beer-Cino (1997) ... Dr. Chris Vanderkamp
 1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Mr. James T. Rothwell
- Trial by Fury (1997) ... Mr. James T. Rothwell
 1996 For Goodness Sake II
Unique man
 1996 Santa with Muscles
Ebner Frost
 1996 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Mr. Rogers
- Too Soon for Jeff (1996) ... Mr. Rogers
 1996 Storybook
Pouch (voice)
 1996 Dave's World (TV Series)
Watterson
- Stayin' Alive (1996) ... Watterson
 1996 The Late Shift (TV Movie)
Rod Perth
 1996 Project: ALF (TV Movie)
Dr. Warner
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Jeff
- Green-Eyed Dick (1996) ... Jeff
 1996 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Chris Carpenter
- Til We Meet Again (1996) ... Chris Carpenter
 1995 The Crazysitter
Paul Van Arsdale
 1995 Batman Forever
Fred Stickley (uncredited)
 1995 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Barry Brittle
- Research and Destroy (1995) ... Barry Brittle (voice)
 1995 Hourglass (Video)
Det. Cecil Dish
 1994 The Pagemaster
Alan Tyler
 1994 The Shaggy Dog (TV Movie)
Ron Daniels
 1994 The Magic School Bus (TV Series)
Logaway Larry
- Meets the Rot Squad (1994) ... Logaway Larry (voice)
 1994 Sensation
Earl Strauber
 1994 Incident at Deception Ridge (TV Movie)
Jack Davis
 1994 Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- The Radish Cure (1994) ... Mr. Bean
 1978-1994 Columbo (TV Series)
Irving Krutch / Officer Stein
- Undercover (1994) ... Irving Krutch
- How to Dial a Murder (1978) ... Officer Stein
 1994 Winnetka Road (TV Series)
Glenn Barker
- Virtual Reality (1994) ... Glenn Barker
- Women in Love (1994) ... Glenn Barker
- Real Wisconsin The (1994) ... Glenn Barker
- White Zone The (1994) ... Glenn Barker
- Townies (1994) ... Glenn Barker
 1994 Rave Review
Bert
 1994 Greedy
Carl
 1994 Shining Time Station: Once Upon a Time (TV Movie)
Ned Kincaid
 1993 Today's Environment (TV Series)
Host
 1992-1993 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Preston / Zoning Commissioner
- Sea No Evil (1993) ... Preston (voice)
- Hog Tide (1992) ... Zoning Commissioner (voice)
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Judd Campbell
- Death of Some Salesmen (1993) ... Judd Campbell
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Ed Begley Jr.
- The List (1993) ... Ed Begley Jr.
 1993 Cooperstown (TV Movie)
Dave Cormeer
 1993 Roseanne (TV Series)
Principal Alexander
- Crime and Punishment (1993) ... Principal Alexander
 1993 Partners (TV Short)
'Grave Squad' Lawyer
 1992 Mastergate (TV Movie)
Steward Butler
 1992 Exclusive (TV Movie)
Allen
 1992 Running Mates (TV Movie)
Chapman Snow
 1992 Cruise Control (Short)
Fraser
 1992 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Germs / Charlie Collins / Stagehand
- Joker's Favor (1992) ... Charlie Collins (voice)
- Feat of Clay Part II (1992) ... Germs (voice)
- Feat of Clay Part I (1992) ... Germs / Stagehand (voice)
 1992/I Dark Horse
Jack Mills
 1992 Home Fires (TV Series)
- Fathers and Sons (1992)
 1992 In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion (TV Movie)
Lt. Fred House
 1991 The Story Lady (TV Movie)
Otis
 1991 Chance of a Lifetime (TV Movie)
Darrel
 1990 Earth Aid (TV Series)
Host
 1990 The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (TV Movie)
Jerry Soloway
 1990 Meet the Applegates
Richard P. Applegate
 1990 In the Best Interest of the Child (TV Movie)
Howard Feldon
 1990 Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less (TV Movie)
Stephen Bradley
 1990 Timeless Tales from Hallmark (TV Series)
Bertram
- The Elves and the Shoemaker (1990) ... Bertram (voice)
 1989 She-Devil
Bob
 1989 The Ed Begley Jr. Show (TV Movie)
Ed 'Hobo' Hobart
 1988 Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs (TV Movie)
Alan
 1987 Roman Holiday (TV Movie)
Leonard Lupo
 1987 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Snake
- Where's the Fire?/The Wonderful World of Whopper (1987) ... Snake (uncredited)
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Griffin (segment "Son of the Invisible Man")
 1987 The Incredible Ida Early (TV Movie)
Paul Sutton
 1987 Celebration Family (TV Movie)
Jake Foreman
 1985-1987 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Brom Dutcher / Wilhelm Grimm
- Rip Van Winkle (1987) ... Brom Dutcher
- Grimm Party (1985) ... Wilhelm Grimm
 1986 You Are the Jury (TV Series)
Brian Spears
- The State of Arizona vs. Dr. Evan Blake (1986) ... Brian Spears
 1985 Waiting to Act
Ed
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
Tiny Timothy
- Christmas Carol II the Sequel (1985) ... Tiny Timothy
 1985 The Pound Puppies (TV Movie)
Arnold (voice)
 1984 Protocol
Hassler
 1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
George Princey
- Wet Saturday (1984) ... George Princey
 1984 Streets of Fire
Ben Gunn
 1984 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Allan Bundy
 1983 An Uncommon Love (TV Movie)
Matt Randolph
 1983 The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show (TV Series) (voice)
 1983 Get Crazy
Colin Beverly
 1983 Still the Beaver (TV Movie)
Whitey
 1983 The New Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Whitey
- Still the Beaver (1983) ... Whitey
 1974-1983 Insight (TV Series)
Father John / Jimmy / Thomas Hess
- Cleaning House (1983) ... Father John
- The Incredible Man (1975) ... Jimmy
- The King of the Penny Arcade (1974) ... Thomas Hess
 1982 Voyagers! (TV Series)
Wilbur Wright
- Voyagers (1982) ... Wilbur Wright
 1982 Not Just Another Affair (TV Movie)
Warren Krantz
 1982 An Officer and a Gentleman
Altitude Chamber Instructor (voice)
 1982 Young Doctors in Love
The Flashback - Young Simon's Father
 1982 Cat People
Joe Creigh
 1982 Eating Raoul
Hippie
 1981 Buddy Buddy
Lieutenant #1
 1981 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1981 Private Lessons
Jack Travis
 1981 Riker (TV Series)
Ed
- Honkytonk (1981) ... Ed
 1978-1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Amos McAllister / Jamie
- The Chateau/White Lightning (1981) ... Amos McAllister
- The Prince/The Sheriff (1978) ... Jamie
 1977-1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Kit Sawyer / Walter 'Speed' Simpson / David Phillips
- Stain of Guilt (1981) ... Kit Sawyer
- No Way to Treat a Body (1978) ... Walter 'Speed' Simpson
- Valleyview (1977) ... David Phillips
 1980 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Lindy Powell
- Death Is the Punchline (1980) ... Lindy Powell
 1979 A Shining Season (TV Movie)
John Haaland
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Kenny
- Angels on Skates (1979) ... Kenny
 1979 Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1979 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Pvt. Paul Conway
- Too Many Cooks (1979) ... Pvt. Paul Conway
 1979 The Concorde... Airport '79
Rescuer #1
 1979 The In-Laws
Barry Lutz
 1979 Hot Rod (TV Movie)
Clay
 1979 Hardcore
Soldier
 1979/I Elvis (TV Movie)
D J Fontana
 1979 Amateur Night at the Dixie Bar and Grill (TV Movie)
Moss Tillis
 1978 Battlestar Galactica
Flight Sgt. Greenbean
 1978 Blue Collar
Bobby Joe
 1978 The One and Only
Arnold - The King
 1978 Record City
Pokey
 1977 Lust of a Eunuch (Short)
Lu Ta
 1977 Handle with Care
The Priest
 1977 Mixed Nuts (TV Short)
Jamie
 1977 Dead of Night (TV Movie)
Frank (segment "Second Chance")
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Harv Schwab
- Murder at Sea (1976) ... Harv Schwab
 1976 Stay Hungry
Lester
 1976 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
Steve
- Episode #1.55 (1976) ... Steve (credit only)
- Episode #1.54 (1976) ... Steve (uncredited)
- Episode #1.53 (1976) ... Steve (uncredited)
- Episode #1.52 (1976) ... Steve (uncredited)
- Episode #1.50 (1976) ... Steve (credit only)
 1975 Baretta (TV Series)
Ernie
- A Bite of the Apple (1975) ... Ernie
 1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Greg Duncan
- Survivors (1975) ... Greg Duncan
 1974 Cockfighter
Tom Peeples
 1974 Happy Days (TV Series)
Hank
- The Deadly Dares (1974) ... Hank
 1973 Superdad
The Gang
 1973 Showdown
Pook
 1973 Charley and the Angel
Derwood Moseby
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Dick (segment "Love and the Happy Family")
- Love and the Crisis Line/Love and the Happy Family/Love and the Vertical Romance (1973) ... Dick (segment "Love and the Happy Family")
 1969-1972 Room 222 (TV Series)
Bob / Willard / Stretch / ...
- The Nichols Girl (1972) ... Stretch
- I Hate You, Silas Marner (1971) ... George
- Mr. Bomberg (1971) ... Michael
- The Valediction (1970) ... Willard
 1972 Family Flight (TV Movie)
Driver
 1972 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Wally
- Debt of Honor (1972) ... Wally
 1972 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (TV Series)
- The Beach Vacation (1972) ... (voice)
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Jimmy Sanders
- Programmed for Panic (1972) ... Jimmy Sanders
 1972 Maude (TV Series)
Young Man
- Maude's Problem (1972) ... Young Man
 1972 Bobby Jo and the Good Time Band (TV Movie)
Virgil
 1972 Evil Roy Slade (TV Movie)
Husband Making Fun of Stool (uncredited)
 1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Attendant
- Babe in the Woods (1972) ... Attendant
 1971 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series)
Richie Cooper
- The Great Debate (1971) ... Richie Cooper
 1971 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Howard Dubberly
- Shadow of a Name (1971) ... Howard Dubberly
 1971 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Youngblood
- The Deadly Gift (1971) ... Youngblood
 1971 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Bud
- Million Dollar Bluff (1971) ... Bud
 1971 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Student #2
- To Each According to His Appetite (1971) ... Student #2
 1970 The Immortal (TV Series)
Attendant
- White Elephants Don't Grow on Trees (1970) ... Attendant
 1969 The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
Student (uncredited)
 1969 The Lottery (Short)
Jack Watson
 1967 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Marv
- The Computer Picnic (1967) ... Marv
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (128 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

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Alternate Names:

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Height:

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I've been in movies with Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson - but I was on The Simpsons (1989), and finally, in the eyes of my children, I was a star. See more »

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Acting mentors were Norman Lloyd and William Daniels. See more »

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Has a slight lisp to his voice See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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