Edward Furlong

Edward Furlong

actor, producer, soundtrack

Edward Furlong was born on Aug 02, 1977 in USA. Edward Furlong's big-screen debut came with Terminator 2: Judgment Day directed by James Cameron in 1991, strarring John Connor. Edward Furlong is known for Kingshighway directed by Clayne Crawford, Clayne Crawford stars as Billy Jones and Lina Esco as Lena Capriolini. Edward Furlong has got 4 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Edward Furlong achieved is Vegas Indie Film Fest (VIFF). The upcoming new movie Edward Furlong plays is Assault on Wall Street which will be released on Oct 12, 2022.

Edward Walter Furlong was born in Glendale, California. His mother, Eleanor (Tafoya), is from a Mexican family, and worked at a youth center. Furlong had no acting ambitions until he was approached by casting agent Mali Finn, who was looking for a young actor to play the role of John Connor in what turned out to be one of the the biggest box-office hits of the 1990s, Terminator 2 : Le jugement dernier (1991). Finn instantly recognized his ability, and suggested him for the part, feeling that he could hold his own playing opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton.For his career-starting role, Furlong earned an MTV movie award for best breakthrough role, and a Saturn Sci-Fi award for best young actor. From there, he took an unconventional route through Hollywood, which led to his working with some of the top people in the business, in both studio and independent films. His work has included starring opposite Jeff Bridges in American Heart (1992) for which he was nominated for an IFP Spirit award for best supporting actor. He has also starred in A Home of Our Own (1993) with Kathy Bates, Little Odessa (1994) with Tim Roth, The Grass Harp (1995) with Walter Matthau and Barbet Schroeder's Le poids du déshonneur (1996).He also starred opposite Edward Norton in Tony Kaye's controversial and gripping drama American History X (1998) and in the hit comedy Pecker (1998). More recently, Furlong has been opposite Willem Dafoe in the prison drama Animal Factory (2000), directed by Steve Buscemi. He recently starred in Pupi Avati's 13th-century tale, I cavalieri che fecero l'impresa (2001).

  • Birthday

    Aug 02, 1977
  • Place of Birth

    Glendale, California, USA
  • Also known

    Eddie Furlong, 에드워드 펄롱, Edward Walter Furlong

Known For


4 wins & 6 nominations

Vegas Indie Film Fest (VIFF)
Best Ensemble Film
Winner - Golden Bulb
Young Artist Awards
Best Youth Actor Leading Role in a Motion Picture Drama
Winner - Young Artist Award
Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Winner - Young Artist Award
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