|Birthplace||Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England|
|Date of Birth||June 27, 1987|
|Role on Gossip Girl||Chuck Bass|
Life and careerEdit
Westwick was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. He trained at the National Youth Theatre in London. He appeared in the British television series Doctors as Holden, Casualty as Johnny Cullin and Afterlife as Darren. His film credits include Breaking and Entering, Children of Men and Son of Rambow. He has also appeared in the sequel to Donnie Darko, which was released straight to DVD on 12 May 2009, and the horror film 100 Feet.
Westwick fronted the British indie rock band The Filthy Youth, and composed of himself, Benjamin Lewis Allingham, Jimmy Wright, Mitch Cox and John Vooght. While he is now inactive in the band, largely because he wants to focus on his acting career and the other band members are still based in the UK, he has expressed an interest in forming another group in New York.
Westwick became the new face of K-Swiss, making him the second member of the Gossip Girl cast to endorse sportswear, Leighton Meester endorsed Reebok.
He has guest starred in the third season of Californication as a student who is fascinated with vampire literature.
Up until April 2010, Ed was dating his Gossip Girl co star, Jessica Szohr.
Ed Westwick is due to star in a short film "The Commuter" directed by the McHenry Brothers to promote the Nokia N8 in the UK. Fans of Ed Westwick who won a Nokia UK run competition will be starring alongside Ed in the short film in a once in a lifetime opportunity.
|2006||Children of Men||Alex|
|Breaking and Entering||Zoran|
|2007||Son of Rambow||Lawrence Carter|
|2007–present||Gossip Girl||Chuck Bass|
|2006||Doctors||Holden Edwards||07x154 - "Young Mothers Do Have 'Em"|
|Casualty||Johnny Cullin||20x029 - "Family Matters"|
|AfterLife||Darren||02x001 - "Roadside Bouquets"|
|2009||Californication||Chris "Balt" Smith||03x002 - "The Land of Rape and Honey"|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2008||Won||Teen Choice Award||Choice TV Villain||Gossip Girl|
|Nominated||Choice TV Breakout Star Male|
|2009||Won||Choice TV Villain|
|Young Hollywood Award||Young Hollywood Breakthrough Male||None|
|Breakthrough Performance Male||Gossip Girl|