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Ed Westwick
Name Edward Westwick
Birthplace Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England
Date of Birth June 27, 1987 (age 27)
Role on Gossip Girl Chuck Bass

Edward "Ed" Westwick is the actor who portrays Chuck Bass in the television adaption of the CW Gossip Girl series.


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.

Ed has on and off dated his Gossip Girl co star, Jessica Szohr.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Children of Men Alex
Breaking and Entering Zoran
2007 Son of Rambow Lawrence Carter
2008 100 Feet Joey
2009 S. Darko Randy
2011 Chalet Girl Jonny
2013 Romeo and Juliet Tybalt

TelevisionEdit

Main rolesEdit

Year Title Role
2007–2012 Gossip Girl Chuck Bass

Guest appearancesEdit

Year Title Role Episode
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

Year Result Award Category Nominated work
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

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