Born in Houston, Texas, USA, following high school Edwin studied w/ Zula Pearson at Lon Morris in Jacksonville, Texas, before moving on to acting/directing studies w/ B. Iden Payne at Univ. of Texas Drama Dept. While there, he auditioned for role of HitchHiker in "Texas Chainsaw Massacre". Edwin has worked w/ Oliver Stone in "JFK" and Bob Balaban in "My Boyfriend's Back". His favorite projects include playing Bassanio to Sandy Duncan's Portia in "Merchant of Venice", in a stage production. A top voice talent for many years, Edwin was chosen for inclusion in "The World's Greatest Commercials" by Carson Productions. Other top selling CD-ROM projects he has completed are: "Wing Commander II", "The Nile", "The Cartoon History of the Universe", and others. Edwin annually tours world-wide making many public appearances as 'The Hitch Hiker' at science-fiction conventions and related gatherings.IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous
Inducted into 'Hollywood Horror Hall of Fame' 1993
Once owned one of the world's largest movie poster collections, dating from 1900 onwards.
Once owned Leatherface's apron, worn in TCSM.
Received Bronze Star for Valor, in Vietnam, 1969
Has six children: Kirsche, David, Heidi, Morna, Preston, and Marlee.
Currently living in Texas traveling all over the world for guest appearances at horror conventions and film festivals.
When he auditioned for the part of the hitchhiker, he read the script and thought the character reminded him of an eccentric relative. He screen tested acting as his relative and got the part.
Performed a fake marriage to artist/photographer Theresa Jara at Fright Night Film Fest in Louisville, Kentucky August 18, 2007. The wedding party included cast members from Texas Chainsaw Massacre and other horror celebrities. Over 300 guest in attendance.
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